Be Merri: Preston

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February 15 2019
9am - 8:30pm
Northland Shopping Centre, 2-50 Murray Rd, Preston

Free event

9am – 8:30pm

Giant Connect Four

Put you game face on and verse our carer support team or a friend in a friendly game of giant connect four! Caution: we are known to be competitive!

Our carer support team known as CarerLinks North, will be available to chat about how they can support you in your caring role.

9am – 8:30pm

Hidden sugar game

Without knowing, we consume a lot of hidden sugar in foods - event those that are marketed as being healthy. Our dietitian has selected a few common foods that have a high sugar count such as fruit juice and soft drinks, and you will need to guess the amount of sugar. Get them all correct to win a prize!

9am – 8:30pm


Contribute to the creation of our big art display designed by the HealthyMindHub art group. This activity will be running throughout the week, with locals from Moreland, Hume and beyond contributing to the final piece. Together, we will make a beautiful piece of art that will reflect the diversity and uniqueness of the north.

9am – 8:30pm

Ask us about Merri Health services

Staff from our NDIS services, carer support services and aged care services will be available to answer your questions.

Learn about volunteering opportunities and the benefits of becoming a member of Merri Health.

9am – 8:30pm

Quiz Master

You’ve heard of Family Feud – but now we give you Quiz Master, the latest game everyone it raving about (or maybe just us). How many questions can you answer in 2 minutes? Verse your friends or the whole of Northland to win the ultimate prize!

12pm – 2:30pm

Lung checks

Do you find you get breathless more often than you used to. If it’s worrying you, come and talk to our Respiratory Physiotherapist about ways we might be able to help you. Check the health of your lungs and assess your risk of getting asthma.

If you are a smoker, have a chat to us about how we can help you quit for good!

6pm – 8pm


Strike a pose at our photobooth and take away a memento of your day with a print out of your photo.

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