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SuperSeniors Newsletter December 2019

The Team from Office for Seniors

Season's Greetings Neighbours!

The December edition of the SuperSeniors newsletter is out now! It's filled with useful information including the details of the new Better Later Life Strategy.

In this issue we find out about regional banking hubs and the dangers of falls and concussions in over 65-year-olds.

We also have a tasty lemon and yoghurt custard pot recipe, from the NZ nutrition foundation, for a holiday dessert treat!

Best Wishes for Christmas and the New Year.

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