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CHURCHILL FORUM Healthy and Active Living for Older People

 Who should attend?
Anyone over 50 and anyone interested in the health and well-being of those over 50 years

Booking online here – Bookings are essential and close Friday 13th June 2014

Please note – Forum is held in two locations – please attend the correct location

1.     ‘Your Brain Matters’ Alzheimer’s Australia–9.30am – 10.30am (Free to Public)
What is Alzheimer’s and Dementia?  Are there signs of dementia?  How can we be Brain Healthy? How can I reduce my risk of dementia?  You won’t forget this session!!!

 Venue: Module D Room, Gippsland Enterprise Centre, Federation University,Corner Northways Road and McDonald Way Churchill

 2.       Fun Fitness & the Pelvic Floor – 10.30am – 12.30pm (Free to Public)
More than 4.8 million Australians experience bladder or bowel control problems.  Gain a better understanding of ”Continence” and the pelvic floor (how it works, what it does). Learn how to improve its fitness and how to exercise safely to avoid pelvic floor stress and injury and enjoy the freedom of everyday life. The forum is divided into two sessions; a continence nurse delivers the first session and a women’s health physiotherapist delivers the second session.
Venue: Module D Room, Gippsland Enterprise Centre, Federation University,Corner Northways Road and McDonald Way Churchill

3.     Fitness Instructors and Personal Trainers

Strength Training – Working Effectively with Older People – 1.00pm – 5.00pm

Accreditation for Fitness Instructors
2 CEC points if registered with Fitness Australia
2 PCP points if registered with Physical Activity Australia

Program

  • Myths and Stereotypes of older people
  • Pre Exercise Assessment
  • Why is Strength Training good for older people?
  • Optimising strength training for older people
  • Sharing ideas on exercises and techniques

Cost:    Morning Sessions are free.
Afternoon session for fitness instructors – $55/ person LLLS or $99 for non LLLS                      Fitness Centres – LLLS Group – $200 (up to 6)  Non LLLS Group – $400 (up to 6)

 Download flyer here

Book online or if unable to do so call 1300135090

Instruction for online booking : Please choose only one type of ticket per booking.

This news was categorised COTA Education Events, COTA Vic, Events, Health & Fitness.

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