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09-11-2015

The annual state-wide celebration is here to show appreciation to seniors for their contribution to the community, challenge negative stereotypes and present a positive view of aging and encourage younger Western Australians to make decisions to improve their health later in life.

There is a large a number of events such as film screenings, morning teas, shows and bus outings being held across the State, including Have a Go Day at Burswood Park on Wednesday 11 November from 8.30 to 3pm and Seniors in the City in the Perth CBD. Remembrance Day will be observed as part of the Official Welcome.

Have a Go Day in a LiveLongerLighter event, with health checks available from Alzheimers Australia, Australian Hearing, Derbal Yerrigan Health Service, Hearing Life, Lions Hearing foundation, Sleep Australia and UWA Medicine and Pharmacology. Exhibitors include Silver chain, Channel 7, Samsung Australia, Injury Control Council of WA, the West Coast Eagles and many more.  Free tea, coffee and bottled water will be available all day, last year it was estimated that over 15,000 people attended the event.

On Thursday 12th November, Northbridge Piazza will host musicians from Way Back When for a lunchtime concert featuring hits from the 50's and 60's

For further details, srcwa.asn.au or call Seniors council of WA on 08 94929772

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