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Our Online Talks are BRAND NEW for Spring 2024

As part of a new initiative to reach isolated older individuals, we have decided to stretch our reach further across the borough by giving everyone with internet access the chance to join our informative talks. We want to encourage more people to have the chance to experience some interesting and important talks, presented by some of the borough's professionals. Take a look at the below and click the links to sign up to the talks.

How does it work?

When you click on any of the following links, it will take you to an Eventbrite page wherein you can fill in your details to register for the event. Once you have filled in your details, you will be sent a Zoom link to your email. Instructions on how to join using Zoom are found further below on this page.

Our Talks

"The Importance of Physical Activity": A Wellbeing Journey with Merton Council and Age UK Merton

Join virtually to hear about the impact that physical activity has on your overall well-being with Merton Council's online talk, "The Importance of Physical Activity." Hosted by Merton Council's Public Health Officer, Samiha Jahan, this engaging virtual event will expose the secrets to a happier, healthier lifestyle for older adults.

In this enlightening session, you will learn all about the many benefits of integrating movement into your daily routine. Samiha promises to share important information, practical tips, and effective strategies to seamlessly incorporate physical activity into your life..

As we approach the warmer months, now is the perfect time to reignite your motivation and discover new ways of staying active. Whether you're a fitness enthusiast or just beginning your wellness journey, this online talk aims to inspire and empower individuals to prioritise their physical health from the comfort of their own homes.

Join us with the link below and take the first step towards a happier, more vibrant life

Date: 15th April 2024

Time: 10:30am-11:30am

Cost: FREE!

Where to sign up? Click on this link below:

'The Importance of Physical Activity': An online wellbeing talk hosted by Merton Council Tickets, Mon, Apr 15, 2024 at 10:30 AM | Eventbrite

"Avoiding Scams": An online talk with Trading Standards 

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In an era where digital fraud runs rampant, safeguarding yourself against scams is paramount. Join us for a vital online talk, hosted by Hannah from Training Standards from the Regulatory Service Partnership, as we equip you with the tools to recognize and prevent scams that threaten your financial security.

With a staggering £7.5 billion stolen from Britons through scams and fraud in 2023 alone, the need for vigilance in the digital landscape has never been more urgent. Our expert speakers will delve into the intricacies of various scams, empowering you with knowledge to identify warning signs and protect your personal information effectively.

During this informative event, attendees will gain invaluable insights and practical tips on navigating the digital realm securely. From recognizing common scams to implementing robust security measures, our speakers will provide comprehensive guidance to fortify your defences against online and in-person scam threats.

This event is essential for anyone seeking to safeguard their financial well-being and personal data. Don't miss this opportunity to arm yourself with knowledge and take proactive steps towards a safer digital future. Register now to secure your spot and join us in the fight against scams and fraud.

Date: 13th  May 2024

Time: 10:30am-11:30am

Cost: FREE!

Where to sign up? Click on this link below:

"Dementia Awareness: A Conversation with The Alzheimer's Society"

Join this important talk given by the The Alzheimer's Society about dementia and dementia awareness. This insightful discussion will be led by Natalie Parsons from The Alzheimer's Society, where we'll explore the complexities of dementia and how to navigate its challenges with compassion and understanding.

During this engaging event, participants will gain a deeper understanding of dementia, including its various types and common symptoms. Through expert guidance, attendees will learn how to recognize signs of dementia and gain valuable insights into supporting individuals living with this condition.

Whether you're personally impacted by dementia or seeking to broaden your awareness, this event offers invaluable knowledge and resources. From caregivers and family members to healthcare professionals and concerned individuals, everyone is welcome to join this important conversation.

Don't miss this opportunity to enhance your understanding of dementia and contribute to a more supportive and inclusive community. Join us for a meaningful discussion that has the power to make a difference in the lives of those affected by dementia.

Date: 17th June 2024

Time: 10:30am-11:30am

Cost: FREE!

Where to sign up? Click on this link below: 'Dementia Awareness': A conversation about Dementia with Alzheimer's Society Tickets, Mon, Jun 17, 2024 at 10:30 AM | Eventbrite