Home' Bowls NSW : JULY 2010 Contents be appearing on the main stage
twice daily throughout the Expo,
with specially produced shows that
will delight the audiences.
Live on stage also each day will
be NZ's very own Elvis impersonator,
Allen McDonald, of the Burning Log
theatre restaurant in Dural. These
fantastic 30 minute "Elvis tribute"
shows feature "The King" strutting
his stuff and performing all those
There will be gardening clinics
presented by Graham and Linda
Ross, where audiences can get the
latest garden inspiration and find
all the answers from Australia's
foremost gardening experts.
Continuous informative free semi-
nars with expert speakers in their
various fields have been specially
organised for the benefit of visitors
to the Expo.
These seminars are extremely
popular because visitors have the
opportunity to not only listen to
the information and advice being
presented, but even more impor-
tantly, to ask specific questions for
that much sought after reassurance.
Retirement villages and lifestyle
resorts offer an essential alterna-
All the respected village groups
will be represented to explain how
people's lives can be significantly
enriched through involvement, com-
panionship and hassle free aspects
of village living.
The quality of the facilities, ambi-
ence and apartments themselves
at most of the villages provides
luxurious surroundings and a fun
and active lifestyle.
Visitors can gain all the informa-
tion they need. This aspect of the
Expo is very popular and provides a
wonderful opportunity for retirees
and their extended families to explore
the various alternatives together,
and compare which establishments
would suit them best.
A host of local and interstate
operators will be involved.
An important part of retirement
lifestyle is recreation and leisure,
and of course, holiday and travel
Whether it be overseas, interstate
or intrastate, many of the choices
can be found at the Expo.
tions, outback and coastal Austral-
ian destinations, intimate getaway
retreats and even special interest
tours will be featured.
Destination options, plus all the
various ways to get there, including
air, rail, sea and coach travel can
be explored at the Expo.
The holiday and travel component
of the Expo is very comprehensive
and apart from all the destination
choices available, visitors can even
select their luggage requirements
for their special trip.
This expo caters for the needs
of not only existing retirees, but
also those who need to plan for
In addition, this important event
has great significance for the caring
younger families of mature aged
people, and provides a unique
opportunity for both groups to
consider and compare many dif-
ferent retirement lifestyle options
Planning for retirement involves
both lifestyle considerations and the
important financial options.
Everyone wants financial security
in their retirement, and a significant
part of this major Expo includes
many high profile wealth manage-
ment organisations and financial
and investment planners.
Centrelink will be conducting
special presentations, and there
is also a continuous program of
financial information seminars.
Superannuation, taxation, invest-
ments, property, share portfolio,
banking and insurance advisors
can answer all your money matter
questions at the expo.
Visitors can gain expert advice
from all the respected financial
companies and Government bodies
which are represented.
Visitors will be shown how to
access the Seniors Card website
in order to find out about the
latest discounts, news, events and
competitions available for seniors
To many seniors, pets play an
important role in their lives.
There will be a special "com-
panion cats" display at this year's
expo, presented by the Waratah
National Cat Alliance.
There will be opportunities to
cats and kittens, talk to breeders
about the temperaments, and find
out which cats best suit lifestyle
The Cat Protection Society will
have lots of cats for people to
see and pat. They will also pro-
vide information and advice on all
aspects of feline health, behaviour
The society is dedicated to reduc-
ing the stray population of cats by
promoting desexing and finding
responsible and loving homes for
Good health and fitness, as well
as medical issues, are important for
the growing 40+ community. There
will be a vast range of expert advice
readily available at the Expo.
Health foods, medical alert sys-
tems, herbal products, natural
remedies and therapeutic treatments
will all be there.
There will be a great range
of campervans and caravans, and
even state-of-the-art fully-equipped
Visitors will discover just how easy
it is to enjoy the freedom associ-
ated with mobile accommodation
-- there will be a fantastic variety
for visitors to see and compare at
If you're looking at taking up lawn
bowls, talk to the representatives at
the RNSWBA stand, or even have
a go on their specially modified
bowling green and test your skills.
This sport has a huge participa-
tion rate, and the growing trend
is that more and more younger
people are becoming involved.
There are clubs located within
easy access of most people, and
the rules and techniques are able
to be quickly learnt.
The dates for the Expo are 23
to 25 July.
If you're coming by train, catch
the train to Parramatta station and
link up with the free coach shuttle
service to the expo from the bus
rank at Darcy Sreet, adjacent to
The Expo hours are 10am to
4pm each day.
• A free admission ticket can
be found on page 3 of this
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