Covid Staying Active and healthy at Home

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With the government advice for older people to stay home, it is important to help older people to remain active to reduce the chance of loss in muscle mass, strength and function. Here are some useful resources on getting older people to exercise. Care workers may introduce these exercises to clients in person or even online!

 

Australian Physio Association Safe Exercise at home for Older Adults

www.safeexerciseathome.org.au

 

 

A Facebook page Growing Young Exercise Program to teach older Australians basic exercises they can do at home daily without equipment.

(As mentioned in an article in Sydney Morning Herald: https://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/health-and-wellness/the-exercise-older-australians-need-to-incorporate-into-their-day-20200512-p54s30.html)

 

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