Resources

Falls prevention

Resources for older people and health professionals to assist in falls prevention

Eat well to exercise well

 

 

 

Resources about healthy eating for older people, and healthy eating for exercise

For older people

 

 

 

Resources to help older people start and maintain physical activity

  • Safe Exercise at Home booklet
    A printable PDF of the Safe Exercise at Home website. Includes tips for staying safe while exercising, keeping motivated, examples of exercises for each level, and planning pages.

  • COTA Strength for Life
    The COTA Strength for Life program promotes health and well-being for people over 50 years, and for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders over 40 years, through strength training programs run by accredited fitness providers in Australia. Some states now offer on-line classes or resources. Check the COTA website for your state.

For health professionals

 

 

 

Links to sections on our website to help health

  • ​Our health professionals section includes links to information about COVID-19, physical activity and exercise evidence and guidelines, telehealth resources, clinical resources and assessment tools.
     

  • Specific health problems
    Links to information and exercises related to specific health problems.

This website is not intended to replace individual health professional care. 

If you have any concerns or questions about what you can safely do, you should seek professional advice from your doctor, physiotherapist, or other health professional with expertise in exercise prescription.

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This website was created on wix.com 5 May 2020. Last updated 19 August 2020.