A visitor to our talk at COTA NT, May 2013

A visitor to our talk at COTA NT, May 2013

Quantum works closely with many clubs and associations around Australia and we are  always humbled by the commitment and hard work of the countless volunteers that make clubs work. These people are often unrecognised yet they provide such an incredible service to so many older Australians. The variety of clubs is enormous but they all share some common characteristics, including social networking, a venue for new friendships to blossom and old ones to continue, and a place to spend a few enjoyable hours in the company of others. They also provide a sense of belonging and being part of a group and they all offer a really essential ingredient of modern life; information.

 

Recent research in the US is showing us that the best way to keep a healthy brain and to fight off diseases like Alzheimer’s depends less on the number of crosswords you finish and books you read, and more on the number of people that you interact with on a daily basis. We are social animals, and our brains need the stimulation of interacting with other people to keep in peak fitness. In this context the importance of clubs cannot be overstated.

 

Please keep in mind that we regularly provide speakers for club events and meetings. Our consultants can give a talk on the various eye conditions that cause low vision and how technology can help. If you or any of your members are facing low vision, the best weapon you can have is information. We appreciate all the feedback we regularly receive from clubs on how much they enjoy our information sessions. If you would like to arrange a talk, phone your local office or email info@quantumrlv.com.au.

 

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