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Ageing Well Expo 2023

June 21 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Building Connections
This free expo is all about building connections and providing our community with the opportunity to gather practical and up-to-date information on services and supports available to keep them informed, safe and supported to continue to live their best life. The expo brings together a diverse range of products, services, educational resources and many information sessions about knowing your rights, healthy nutrition, mindfulness, financial and advanced care planning.
Whether you are planning for your own future or caring for a loved one, the Ageing Well Expo is the ultimate resource hub.


  • Information stalls from a variety of positive healthy living service providers.
  • Information sessions about knowing your rights, healthy nutrition, mindfulness, financial and advanced care planning.
  • Free activities, games, giveaways and entertainment.
  • Refreshments and sausage sizzle available for purchase.
  • Accessible venue and plenty of onsite parking available.

Free information sessions on the day:

10:55AM – Your Rights, Your Safety – Preventing Elder Abuse
Presented by Gary Ferguson, Education Co-ordinator, Senior Rights Victoria.
This presentation will provide you with an overview of elder abuse, risks, prevention and support and assistance available through Seniors Rights Victoria.
This is an interactive session which includes a narrative and group discussion.

11:30AM – Let’s Talk About Money
During this session, we will explore the available financial options that you can access. We’ll also discuss information regarding unpaid bills, debts, or disputes, as well as provide insights on scams and effective methods to handle them.
The session will be driven by your questions and will provide you with detail on how to locate free financial counsellors in your local area, along with an overview of what to expect from support services.
Presented by Uniting Kildonan by the highly experienced Financial Counsellor, Anouk Ceppi Thomas.

12:30PM – Nutrition for Ageing Well
This 20-minute presentation will provide you with tips on how to eat well.
Presentation by DPV Health by an experienced Dietitian.

1:00PM – Healthy Brain, Healthy Body
Learn how to experience happiness and satisfaction at any age.
Come and join us for this information session that will introduce you to the six factors of positive ageing. Presented by Bolton Clark, Taryn Ferguson.

Taryn Ferguson is a passionate advocate for personal growth, mindfulness, and holistic well-being. With a background Human Resources, Organisation Development and Coaching, Taryn has a deep curiosity about wellbeing, longevity and the human mind. She has dedicated her career to empowering individuals to cultivate self-awareness, harness their inner potential, and create positive change in their lives.

1:30PM – Mindfulness
Come along and explore the practice of mindfulness with a focus on breathwork, cultural self, and environmental awareness.
By incorporating these practices into your daily routine, you can experience numerous benefits, such as reduced stress, improved focus, and a deeper connection with yourself and the world around you.
Presented by Bolton Clark, Taryn Ferguson

2:00PM – Advance Care Planning; Why Bother?
It’s important to plan ahead for health care decisions in case you are unable to make decisions for yourself.
Planning can involve appointing a trusted decision-maker or talking to them about what is important to you.
This session will help you understand the components of Advance Care Planning and how Advance Care Planning can be useful for you and your family.
Presented by Northern Health by A/Professor Barbara Hayes, Clinical Lead-Advance Care Planning.
A/Prof Barbara Hayes is the Clinical Lead for Advance Care Planning at Northern Health. She is a Palliative Care doctor but no longer works clinically. Barbara has a teaching and research interest in ethics and law related to medical decision-making, end-of-life decision-making and decisions about cardiopulmonary resuscitation. She is also interested in how culture and faith influence decision-making.

When: Wednesday 21 June, 10am – 3pm

Where: Plenty Ranges Art and Convention Centre (PRACC), 35 Ferres Boulevard, South Morang.

For more information visit

or call Ageing Well Team on 9407 5940


June 21
10:00 am - 3:00 pm


City of Whittlesea
9407 5913
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Plenty Ranges Art and Convention Centre (PRACC)
35 Ferres Boulevard
South Morang, Victoria 3752 Australia
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