With: Ben Basser-Silk
Recent statistics have shown that:
- One in three people >65 years old fall each year
- The leading cause of hospital admissions for trauma and deaths of older people is attribute to falls.
- 35% of older Australians who fall become less active because of it.
Despite these grim statistics, exercise is a powerful way for individuals to reduce their falls risk, improve mood and increase mobility – all attributing to a greater quality of life.
Join our Exercise Physiologist, Ben, for his weekly classes as he takes you through evidence based exercises designed to strengthen your upper and lower body, improve balance, increase reaction speed and increase your overall confidence. Exercises during these classes are tailored to the individual and closely supervised.
Stepping Up is for anyone over the age of 65 looking to improve their current and future health outcomes in a supportive, non-intimidating space.
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