Fifty-plus Information Day

08 October 2019

James Smith Funeral Directors are holding an information day at the Swanage School, High Street, Swanage on Wednesday, 30th October from 10am to 2pm.

Entry is free and refreshments will be provided.

Topics to be covered include: 

  • dementia friendly awareness
  • crime prevention
  • social care
  • scam awareness
  • a cookery deminstration
  • sports and leisure
  • financial planning

For those unable to use public transport, there are limited spaces available thanks to the Swanage Disabled Club who can offer transport from your home. Please contact for further details:

For further information contact: 01202 882 936



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