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New resource: Keeping mentally healthy in retirement

Created Thursday, 15 June 2017 in News

Retirement is an exciting chapter in your life! There is more time to do the things you enjoy, spend time with family and friends, explore different hobbies, and set yourself new, meaningful challenges.

In saying that, any life change that you go through can be unsettling and bring about uncertainty which may impact your mental wellbeing. We have released a new resource encouraging retirees, and those who are transitioning into retirement, to boost their mental health and well-being through a few simple steps.


Act: Do some gardening, get to know your neighbour, dance, call a friend, read a book, listen to music or go for a walk around your local park.

Belong: Spend time with family and friends, join an acting or singing group or explore your local community garden

Commit: Learn a new instrument, language or skill, volunteer in an area that has always interested you, adopt or foster an animal or create a new home improvement project.


Download the brochure:

pdfAct-Belong-Commit_Retirees_Brochure.pdf

If you woud like some hard copies to distribute, please email us: info@actbelongcommit.org.au.

 

 

You can view our full list of our other resources here.

 

 

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