The National Physical Activity Guidelines for older people aged 65 years and beyond are:
For more information, visit: www.health.gov.au
As we get our food intake should reduce to match our reduced level of activity. However, we still need to maintain our level of nutrition. This means that we must make smarter food choices.
Seniors Steady Steps Programme (upcoming)
Currently, Healthy Living NT conducts basic strengthening exercises for our senior clients with cardiac problems. We are looking at expanding this in the form of a ‘falls prevention’ programme to educate seniors from the general public.
We will provide practical information and application of the methodology on how to minimize the risk of falls, and the subsequent poor health of our ageing population as a result of poor mobility, reduced independence, loss of functional strength and increased morbidity.
For more information, please contact our Health Promotion Manager, Navin Chandra at email@example.com or call us at 08 8927 8488.
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