Active Retirees - 22 July 2020

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Posted By: Dick Bushell
Status: Current
Date Posted: Sat, 25 Jul 2020
 
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To our Probus Community,
We are thinking of our Clubs and members and the negative effects of isolation during this challenging time. As such we want to assure you we are here to support you and will continue to provide stimulating articles of interest.
If you have any suggestions on topics you are interested in, please email them to us, marketing@probussouthpacific.org

 
 
 

Is telehealth the way of the future?

Throughout COVID-19, telehealth services have helped to stop the spread of the virus, protecting both patients and frontline health professionals – and saving lives in the process. READ MORE

 
 

How to prepare a will at a fraction of the cost

Writing a will is one of the most important things we can do, but statistics show that almost half of Australian adults – and almost one in five people aged 56 and over – have not gotten around to doing so. READ MORE

 
 
 
 
 

Will Australia soon become a cashless society?

If you’re the type to pay for your morning coffee with a good-old-fashioned $5 note, you may have noticed the looks you receive over the counter becoming stranger and stranger in recent times. READ MORE

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SPONSOREDA Village with everything at your doorstep

Introducing 15 brand new 2 and 3 Bedroom Retirement Villas, right in the heart of the charming historic town of Alstonville. Discover the village within a village lifestyle today.

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Kangaroo Island’s Road to Recovery

Like much of Australia, beautiful Kangaroo Island was devastated by the 2019-20 Australian bushfire season. However, out of the ashes, you can now witness the amazing regeneration and regrowth of the flora and fauna that is bringing a whole new sense of beauty and life to the island. READ MORE

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SPONSOREDThe business of choice and independence

Let Care Connect help you to make informed choices about the way you live and the care you receive.

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Molly and her Pet Green Tree Frog

Maree Schaefer of Colonel Light Gardens Ladies Probus Club turned her hand to children's storywriting during lockdown, and has submitted one of her wonderful creations to Active RetireesREAD MORE

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SPONSOREDProtect your bones

Try the Know Your Bones online self-assessment from Osteoporosis Australia and the Garvan Institute of Medical Research.

Avoid Osteoporosis by checking any risks early.

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BOOK REVIEWThe Colours of All the Cattle

Christina Callinan of the Probus Club of Mount Beauty reviews The Colours of All the Cattle by Alexander McCall Smith, published by Little, Brown Great Britain 2018.

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SPONSOREDWhat legacy will you leave?

Leaving a gift in your Will, no matter how large or small, is a powerful way to make a positive difference to seriously ill children.

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PROBUS CLUB NEWS

 
NEW SOUTH WALES
 

Together again

In June, New Lambton Honeysuckle Probus Club had its first outing / get-together since early March. READ MORE

 
 
VICTORIA
 

As active as can be

Leongatha Probus Club has been taking many active measures to keep members connected over the last few difficult months. READ MORE

 
QUEENSLAND
 

To the rescue

Like all Clubs, the Probus Club of Hope Island knows succession planning can often be a challenging task. READ MORE

 
 
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
 

What a wonderful trip

Glenelg Bay Probus Club members enjoyed a three-night trip to Langhorne Creek from June 23-26, 2020. READ MORE

 
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
 

Morning tea in the park

On Monday, June 15, Como Combined Probus Club enjoyed its first get-together since lockdown measures eased. READ MORE

 
 
TASMANIA
 

Walking and talking again

With the easing of lockdown restrictions in Tasmania, Hobart Macquarie Probus Club took the initiative and recommenced the monthly Special Activity Walkie/Talkie at Sandy Bay. READ MORE

 
NORTHERN TERRITORY
 

Calling all NT Clubs! Send us your photos.

We would love to see some examples of Fun, Friendship and Fellowship in the Northern Territory. Email us now. READ MORE

 
 
AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY
 

Calling all ACT Clubs! Send us your photos.

We would love to see some examples of Fun, Friendship and Fellowship in the Australian Capital Territory. Email us now. READ MORE

 
 
 
 
 
 
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