Positive Ageing Expo – Monday 26 September

2016 is the 10th Positive Ageing Expo. This annual event marks the International Day of Older Persons. It’s on Monday 26 September from 9.30am to 2.30pm at Papanui High School.


Come along for information and advice on:

  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Recreation
  • Staying Safe
  • Nutrition
  • Social Opportunities
  • Transport Options
  • Potting a Plant by Rachel Vogan

A caterpillar bus will take people from the Sawyers Arms Road gates to the gymnasium where the exhibits. Parking for cars is available at the rear of the school. Over 120 exhibitors are offering services and information for older adults and their families.

There will be entertainment throughout the day. Food and beverages available to purchase, and there will also some free light refreshments.


2 thoughts on “Positive Ageing Expo – Monday 26 September

  1. Juliet 23 September 2016 / 10:47 am

    Thank you for remembering this day, and the importance of taking a positive approach to ageing. Christchurch seems to be pretty proactive on this issue.

    Your readers might like to know about my book ‘Spirited Ageing: cultivating the art of renewal’, which gives many practical strategies for a positive approach.

    I’m sure you have it in your library, and it’s also available from my website:


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