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Active Ageing Australia promotes physical activity for a lifetime of health and well-being. Physical activity enriches our lives by supporting our ability to maintain and continue independent, healthy lifestyles, and participate in and contribute to the community.

Our training programs include:

Easy Moves for Active Ageing (EMAA)

  • A safe and effective physical activity program for active ageing
  • A 2-day leader training program for a variety of health care settings
  • Caters for the needs of less active older people in residential care facilities and the community
  • EMAA leaders are Physiotherapy Assistants, Diversional Therapists, Community Health workers, Activity Coordinators, Rehabilitation Assistants and Fitness Leaders

NoFalls Leader

  • A 1-day leader training program for Exercise Leaders aimed at reducing the incidence of falls in the community
  • Based on research conducted by Monash University Accident Research Centre
  • A series of exercises focused on strength, mobility and balance
  • Suitable for Fitness Leaders, Physiotherapy Assistants and those with experience in leading exercise classes with older people

Tai Chi Chair

  • A 2-day leader training course
  • An introduction to the art of Tai Chi modified to include chair-based exercises for frailer clients

Tai Chi and Qigong for Dementia

  • A 2-day leader training course
  • Designed to enhance the well-being of clients with symptoms of dementia
Falls Prevention in SA Website

Active Ageing Australia receives funding from Central & Adelaide Hills Medicare Local to maintain this website. The website is available at www.fallssa.com.au with relevant sections for the general public, health professionals, General Practice, Residential Aged Care and Hospitals.

Address 105 King William St, Level 1 State Association House
Kent Town SA 5067
Tel 08 8362 5599
Fax 08 8362 8300
 
Website www.activeageingaustralia.com.au/