October 2012

HillsCarPal recent Facebook Page updates …

30 October 2012

Not everyone has the time to check our F/B Page, so here’s a few of our recent posts FYI: 1) “HillsCarPal will be ready to offer rides to Shut-in Seniors soon. Do you think the car flags will make our … Continue reading

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Seniors are socially engaged and engaging ….

25 October 2012

Unfortunately, the same old stereotypes keep on being circulated. I read a view of Seniors and Ageing expressed on a US Blogsite earlier today. It was a well written presentation of an idea with its cartoons to help elaborate its direction of … Continue reading

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HillsCarPal Pioneers aren’t looking for a limousine ride …

17 October 2012

We don’t mind sharing a different perspective occasionally. Here’s a recent story we caught about the upcoming Sydney motor show. It says, “Half of the car brands on sale in Australia will not be at the 2012 Sydney motor show, which opens … Continue reading

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Telling the world about Shut-in Seniors

17 October 2012

HillsCarPal Convenor John McQuarrie recently shared his views on the importance of transportation for Seniors in a letter to “The Senior”. Click here to see what John had to say on the subject and tell us what other points should be included next time … Continue reading

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Joan is a gem of a personality …

9 October 2012

Did you see 91 year young Joan on Sunrise this morning? She’s accepted an invitation to become one of Kochie’s Angels on this coming Thursday’s show. Joan personifies what many Seniors are like. Very giving, very accepting, very uplifting! Grant … Continue reading

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A Senior’s perspective is worth listening to …

8 October 2012

Bill Dixon, a noted Hills community leader. talked today (MON 08OCT12) with Dev Singh about isolation and Shut-in Syndrome. What Bill said is worth hearing and will be available when the edited highlights of our video are published down the track. … Continue reading

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Is the community spirit greater when it’s a stranger?

5 October 2012

And still on the good news about the great community spirit shown by Hills volunteers, Therese Murray says it best of all in her editorial column in this week’s Hills Shire Times. See below:   If she was talking about HillsCarPal volunteer … Continue reading

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Community Spirit starts with just one person …

5 October 2012

Just have to share a wonderful story of Hills community spirit that appeared in this week’s Hills Shire Times.           Not everyone has a neighbour in the dire straits that this fellow was obviously in but … Continue reading

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