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Headway News - December 2020

It’s that time of the year again, Christmas. For some Christmas is a time for celebration, a time to spend with friends and family, a time to take a break and go on holiday. For others it’s a time of loneliness, a time where many organisations shut their doors for a few weeks, a time where support avenues seem to take a break, but where personal needs don’t. Whatever your circumstances are this Christmas, reach out to others. A phone call, text message or visit can make all the difference to a friend or acquaintance and it makes us, who reach out, feel good too. Our Headway community is always supportive and hospitable, thanks to you, our clients and supporters,  and thanks as well to our staff.

Here's wishing everyone a very enjoyable Christmas and let’s all look forward to a happy and fulfilling 2021.

Best wishes
Ruth

What's On at Headway House?

Activities:

Please note that Headway House will be closed for the holidays from Friday 18th December 2020 until Wednesday 20th January 2021. 

Headway Harmonies

Headway Harmonies

We are singing at the following events:
Epsom Community Centre, Gillies Ave - 10am Thursday 3rd December

Headway House Christmas Party - 12pm Saturday 5th December

Epsom Library, Manukau Road, 12pm Thursday 17th December

The last Headway Harmonies session for 2020 is Thursday 17th December.
Start again on 4th February 2021.

Tai Chi for Wellbeing

Tai Chi for Wellbeing may be done standing or sitting down, is relaxing and helps calm the mind, also social and fun. This form of Tai Chi was developed by Dr Paul Lam who initially developed 'Tai Chi for Arthritis and falls prevention', and works well with any physical ability. 

Come to class wearing comfortable clothing (easy to move in) and bring a bottle of water.

From February 2021, Tai Chi for Wellbeing will run EVERY Tuesday 10.30am-12pm. Starting Tuesday 2nd February.

Art Workshops

Juliana has started to hold a few Art Workshops which have been enjoyed over the last few weeks. These regular, Monday Art workshops will start again in February 2021. Watch out for more details next year. 

Support Groups:

The Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Group caters for any person with brain injury, both men and women. Held at Headway House, please feel free to come along.
Held on the FIRST and THIRD Wednesday MONTHLY.

December Dates: 2nd and 16th December. 

Please note that this group will start again for 2021 on WEDNESDAY 20th January

Our North Shore Women's Group meets monthly on the FIRST Thursday at 10am.
December meeting on Thursday 4th December.
The first group meeting for 2021 will be Thursday 4th February.

Our Women's Group meets monthly on the SECOND Thursday at 10am.
December meeting on Thursday 10th December.
The first group meeting for 2021 will be Thursday 11th February.

The Spouses' and Carers' group meet on the FIRST Wednesday of each month at Headway House.

The Spouses' and Carers' group meet on the FIRST Wednesday of each month at Headway House and welcome you to join for an evening of shared friendship and support.
The first group meeting for 2021 will be Wednesday 3rd February.

Events:

We look forward to welcoming you to the House on Saturday 5th December.

$5 per person - please bring this on the day.

Any late RSVP's please contact us today!

SAVE THE DATE for the 2021 Headway Summer Picnic

SAVE THE DATE for the 2021 Headway Summer Picnic
Sunday 21st February at Long Bay Regional Park.
more details to follow in the New Year.