We want to help you stay active during later years.
Staying fit and active can be difficult when forced to self isolate. Whether you are interested for yourself, or looking for help and advice for a parent or friend, you will find a range of exercises, help and advice from the experts at Active Ageing. We have low impact workouts to improve balance, chair based exercises to keep range of movement - videos and printable pages for you to post through the door.
HERE'S HOW WE ACHIEVE
Active Ageing is a free 12 week programme designed to help with the prevention of falls for those aged 65 and over.
It includes a range of exercises aimed at focusing on improving strength and balance in order to help reduce the risk of a fall occurring.
HOW TO HELP THE
Elderley at home
If you are not a natural exerciser, then even your one hour a day outside can feel like a struggle.
Don't worry. We have lots of tips and suggestions to get you moving. And we'll be there, supporting you, every step of the way.
Active Ageing from home
Active ageing class introduction
Active Ageing Warm Up
Active Ageing Beginner Balance
Active Ageing Beginner Strength
Active Ageing Intermediate Balance
Active Ageing Intermediate Strength
How exercise can help
Anyone can have a fall, but older people are more vulnerable and likely to fall, especially if they have a long-term health condition.
Around 1 in 3 adults over 65 who live at home will have at least one fall a year, and about half of these will have more frequent falls.