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   Our venue is SPARK, 17-21 Piccadilly, York YO1 9PB (the container shopping centre across the road from Merchant Adventurers Hall).


    They have kindly lent us their community room upstairs (there is a lift). We can meet at 1pm and order snacks from their many ethnic food stalls. The picnic tables are under awnings with plenty of fresh air in summer and heating (and blankets) in winter! Accessible non-gendered toilets.


    Our meetings will be from 2-4pm, in person and online, on the second Wednesday of the month. Please phone me in advance with any queries and if you'd like to join us:
Sue on 01904 488870
!

 

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We meet on the 2nd Wednesday of each month 2-4pm.
From July
2021 it will be a hybrid meeting with people gathering in person at

SPARK YORK, 17-21 Piccadilly, York

for lunch at 1pm (if you like) or join us in the Studio (upstairs or lift) just before 2pm.
The Zoom link will be sent out to everyone on Sue's circulation list on
the Sunday prior to the meeting.
All welcome !

YORSENSORY
Wilberforce Trust
Lauren Talbot
video

Wednesday
10 January

2 - 4pm

SOCIAL PRESCRIBING
Ways to Wellbeing
Alison Cattermole

slides

Wednesday
14 February

2 - 4pm

2 - 4pm

Wednesday
13 March

MY PERFECT DAY
Our workshop event in York International Women's Week

PLANNING
for the Great Unknown
(tax, care, legal....)
Coop Legal Services

 

2 - 4pm

Wednesday
10 April

COPING WITH LOSS
practically & emotionally
Chris Dudzinska

Wednesday
8 May

2 - 4pm

Wednesday
12 June

2 - 4pm

YORK DISABILITY RIGHTS FORUM

Eleanor Tew

OLDER CITIZENS ADVOCACY YORK
(OCAY)

Dan Brittan

Wednesday
10 July

2 - 4pm

DIGNITY IN DYING
Astrid Hartland

Wednesday
14 August

2 - 4pm

2 - 4pm

Wednesday
11 September

TBA

TBA

Wednesday
9 October

2 - 4pm

TBA

Wednesday
13 November

2 - 4pm

Wednesday
11 December

XMAS LUNCH
noon - 1.45pm
AGM 2-4pm
Goodwill to all for 2025!!!

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Click the links to download resources from past meetings.

11 January

Housing Decisions?
Alice Walker

8 February

What If I Get Dementia?
Prof. Alison Wray

8 March

Home - Our workshop event in York International Women's Week

12 April

Collaborative Housing
Jim Hudson, Bristol University

10 May

Age UK York Update
Karen Dransfield & Andy Waites

14 June

Planning for your Future
Sharon Richardson

12 July

Scams and Home Instead
Stephanie Wood

9 August

The Kyra Story
Anna Perrett

13 September

Healthwatch & Loneliness
Olivia Cadman

11 October

Falls Prevention & Handyperson
Services - Anne Crosby CYC

8 November

U3A Vision and Opportunities
David Maughan Brown

13 December

Christmas Luncheon & AGM

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Click the links to download resources from past meetings.

12 January

Playlist For Life
Jan Tuson

9 February

York Energy Advice
Ivana Jakubkova

9 March

Safe Holidays :)
Jane Dickerson

13 April

Live Well York - Rob Kilner, CYC website
AbilityNet IT Support - Alex Barker

11 May

Lifecycle Ceremonies
Anne-Marie Ledson
Louisa Starr
Annette Jones

8 June

Care At Home
Home Instead, Stephanie Wood

13 July

Glenn Coaches
Amanda Gregson

10 August

National Pensioners’ Convention
Jan Shortt

14 September

Disability & Ageing
Helen Jones, YDRF

12 October

Intergenerational Opportunities
Melanie Elkan, CYC

9 November

Finances, Benefits, etc
Susan Wood, CYC

14 December

2022-2023!!! AGM + Christmas Social

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Click the links to download resources from past meetings.

13 January

Fire Service
Laura Hodgson

10 February

Later Life Hub
Angie Francksen

10 March

Age UK York
Nicola Edwards

14 April

Cashless Society
Angie Francksen & Ian Kemp

12 May

National Trust
David Morgan

9 June

Maintaining Your Wellbeing
June Tranmer

14 July

Getting Your End of Life Plan
Actually Done! - Jane Duncan Rogers

11 August

Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust
Katherine Himsworth

10 November

Later Life Planning
Angie Francksen

8 September

Living with Dementia
Jill Quinn & Neil Cutler

13 October

Social Prescribing
Christine Marmion

8 December

Invitation to YOPA Xmas meeting at the
Quaker Meeting House

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