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Sensational Seniors Expo Port Macquarie
Mar 6 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sensational Seniors Expo Port Macquarie @ Panthers Port Macquarie | Port Macquarie | New South Wales | Australia

Expo Theme: GROW YOUNG An attitude. A state of mind. To learn. To be free. To be inspired.

Port Macquarie-Hastings Council is delighted to be bringing back this event, bigger than ever with our venue partners Panthers. Discover an extensive range of seniors’ services and information under one roof. 80 healthy, wealthy, wise and travel stalls. For the first time, Port Macquarie DWD NSW has been allocated a stall at the Expo – we are stall number 54. Pop in and have a chat with us at the stall.

Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences – Death and Dying Forum
Mar 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

A lively panel will discuss death and dying from ancient civilisations through to today. Hear from experts as they share their perspectives on what it means to die well as we ask how these perspectives influence how people live and their beliefs.
Speakers include Shayne Higson – DWD NSW Board member and spokesperson for Go Gentle Australia.

NB: This is not a DWD NSW event.

COST: Adult: $15, Concession: $8, Museum Members: Free

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DWD NSW Annual General Meeting
May 27 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

DWD NSW President, Dr Sarah Edelman, will provide an update on the latest campaign news and Gabrielle Brown will present the audited financial report for the year ended 31 December 2016.

Guest Speaker:  Professor Colleen Cartwright to discuss ‘End of Life Options – The Key Issues’.   Professor Cartwright – PhD (UQ), MPH (UQ), B Soc Wk (Hons) (UQ), ADA (Drama) (NRCAE) – was Foundation Professor of Aged Services and Director of the Aged Services Unit at Southern Cross University. She has been a member of the Australian Association of Gerontology for more than 20 years and has extensive teaching and research experience in ageing, ethics and medical decisions at the end of life, at national and international levels, with publications in major journals and a number of book chapters. Professor Cartwright designed the Advance Health Directive and Enduring Power of Attorney forms that are used widely across Australia and are the end-of-life planning forms endorsed by the Board of DWD NSW and supplied to all our financial members. Colleen is now the CEO of Cartwright Consulting Australia

Everyone is welcome. To RSVP for catering purposes contact Gabrielle Brown by email [email protected]

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