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WESTERN NEWS

Tuesday[Edition August datE] 1 2017

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Take a trip with Third Aged Tours

Aspire Canterbury offers support, advice and resources to older people and those with impairments, their families and caregivers. Removing barriers to everyday living for individuals, Aspire Canterbury inspires people to live life to the fullest no matter what their difficulties. The Disability Information Service is a source of valuable information about the various services available to people with short or long term impairments and professionals from community/health organisations. Visit Aspire Canterbury’s shop at 314 Worcester Street or visit their website for more information and resources. They also have an online shop selling a wide selection of easier living aids, and offer rental services for wheelchairs, ramps and walkers. Aspire now has a mobile service which is available for free, fun, interactive presentations of all their equipment and services to retirement homes/villages and any other community groups wanting a speaker. For more information visit www.aspirecanterbury.org.nz, 03 366 6189 mobileservices@ aspirecanterbury.org.nz We can help

Taking people aged over 50 on trips around New Zealand and the world for nearly 20 years has earned Third Age Tours a brag book that Director Brenda CorbyYarrall says “businesses would give their eye teeth for.’’ “Taking small groups of 10 – 24 people means I can operate the tour in a relaxed, companionable manner. We have an absolute blast when we’re away. It’s all about having fun”. “Most of my trips are run annually because they’re so popular, but I’m always adding new destinations - like “Sicily, South Italy & Vatican” + “Cuba”, as people ask for them.’’ Brenda checks out all accommodation before booking it, and ensures the party spends at least a few nights at each place. “That way you don’t feel like you’re living out of a suitcase.’’ Many clients now have made over 20 tours with us, one has completed a whopping 27 tours. “My clients tell me they keep coming back

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Small Group Tours for the over 50s Domestic and International

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WEEDING THE GARDEN Wouldn’t you rather be improving your handicap? Let us take care of the garden at your new home at McKenzie Lifestyle Village in Geraldine. Contact David Connolly on 0800 84 55 24.

England/Wales & Yorkshire Dales 24 August - 23 September 2017 Enchanting Ireland & Scotland 31 May - 27 June 2018 curiosities of cuba 30 April - 26 May 2018 Treasures of Turkey 11 May - 04 June 2018 2017 captivating croatia, Slovenia Full montenegro & Venice 15 June - 9 July 2018 Vietnam & cambodia 2017 Full 4 - 26 October 2018 Beautiful norfolk Island 4 - 11 November 2017 Sicily, rome & Southern Italy 29 Sept - 24 Oct 2017

South Island Tours Glorious Autumn in Arrowtown 17 - 22 April 2018 catlins/Stewart Island 4 PlAcES lEFT 8 - 16 February 2018 White herons, Glaciers & Alpine loop Tour 28 January - 2 February 2018

PluS oThEr DESTInATIonS! For a FrEE InFormATIon PAck contact Brenda

Third Age Tours Ph 03 379 3799 or 03 312 7050 Freephone: 0800 927 725

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because of the size of the groups and our relaxed manner. My motto is ‘There are no strangers, only friends waiting to meet.’ We gather together for breakfast at 8.30am which sets us up for the day and everybody thinks is a very civilised hour.’’ “I organise incredible trips at incredible prices. Look around, you can’t find better for all we include”. For more information, phone 03 379 3799 or 03 312 7050 or email her on sunshineone@xtra.co.nz.

Disability Information Service – a ‘one stop information service’ which offers unbiased advice to assist people navigate their way to organisations or services that can provide them with support or advice. Aspire Canterbury Shop – shop online or call in to our shop at 314 Worcester Street and view our range of easier living products We also hire out wheelchairs, ramps and walkers. walkers to purchase (FroM $230) or hire

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Total Mobility Discounted Taxi Service – a scheme which provides 50% discounts on taxi journeys to eligible people in the Christchurch area who, due to health conditions, are unable to access public transport. Contact us for more information on 03 366 9093 or visit our website.

per week Mobile Service – Fun interactive presentations of our information, services and easier living equipment. We come to you! To book our presenter to speak to your group call Richard at numbers below or email mobileservices@ aspirecanterbury.org.nz Mobility scooter demonstrations available. Aspire Canterbury is a not-for-profit organisation providing services to the community since 1981 Physical Address: 314 Worcester Street Linwood Christchurch

Postal Address: PO Box 32074 Christchurch 8147

Ph: 03 366 6189 Freephone: 0800 347 242 Ph: (Total Mobility) 03 366 9093 Mobile Service: 027 588 9700 E: admin@aspirecanterbury.org.nz W: www.aspirecanterbury.org.nz

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