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HEALTH - FALLS PREVENTION:

 
Title: SAYGo - Steady as you go
Location: Opunake; Hawera; New Plymouth
Details: Falls prevention exercise to music
Date & Time: Opunake - Monday, 10.00am; Hawera - Tuesday, 10.00am; New Plymouth - Friday 11.00am
Contact Name & Phone: (06) 759 9196

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Title: Positive Steps
Location: Howick
Details: Whats affects you balance? what can cause a slip, trip or fall? Maintaining your physical wellbeing & a gentle exercise programme are some of the topics covered to keep you safe on you feet at home and out and about. Manual included
Date & Time: Fridays September 1, 8 15 & 22, 10.00am-12.30pm
Contact Name & Phone: Age Concern Counties Manukau (09) 279 4331 ext 800

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reception@accm.org.nz
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Title: Steady Steps
Location: Beachlands
Details: Introduction to falls prevention via a short powerpoint presentation and interactive session
Date & Time: Thursday 19 October, 10.30am-12 noon
Contact Name & Phone: Age Concern Counties Manukau (09) 279 4331 ext 800

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reception@accm.org.nz
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Title: Sit and Be Fit
Location: Flaxmere
Details: exercise classes with a twist and a whole lot of fun
Date & Time: Mondays 9.30am-10.30am
Contact Name & Phone: (06) 842 1346

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Title: Steady As You Go
Location: Otago
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37 community based strength and balance exercises classes through out Dunedin, South and Central Otago.

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Contact Name & Phone: Age Concern Otago (03) 477 1040

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Title: Tai Chi
Location: Pohutukawa Coast
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Date & Time: Mondays 9.00am-10.00am
Contact Name & Phone: (09) 536 5360

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Title: Chair Yoga for Seniors approved by Green Prescription and Sport Auckland
Location: Grey Lynn Community Centre, Richmond Road
Details: Getting back to exercise, recovering from illness or injury, or feeling a bit rusy in your joints? This gently exercise is suitable for all. Postures for improving movement and balance, breathing practices for imroving lung capacity and guided relaxation
Date & Time: Thursdays, 11.00am-12noon
Contact Name & Phone: Tracey 021 2848 444

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Title: Steady as you go
Location: Accadia Manor, 101 Edgecumbe Road or St Enoch's Church, 134 16th Avenue; Omokoroa Community Church, 139 Hamurana Road, Omokorao
Details: Falls prevention programme, strenght and balance classes, exercises for men and women 65+
Date & Time: Accadia Manor - Monday 1.30pm-2.30pm or 2.30pm - 3.30pm; St Enoch's Church - Tuesday 3.30pm - 4.30pm; Omokoroa - Tuesday 1.30pm-2.30pm
Contact Name & Phone: Age Concern Tauranga (07) 578 2631

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ageconcerntga@xtra.c.o.nz
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Title: Sit and Be Fit
Location: Wairoa
Details: exercise classes with a twist and a whole lot of fun
Date & Time: Tuesday & Thursday 11.00am
Contact Name & Phone: (06) 842 1346

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Title: Steady as you go
Location: Tararu, Thames, Ngatea, Waihi, Paeroa
Details: Falls prevention programme
Date & Time: Tararu - Monday 9.45am; Thames - Tuesday 10.00am; Ngatea - Tuesday 10.30am; Waihi - Wednesday 10.00am; Paeroa - Wednesday 1.30pm
Contact Name & Phone: Age Concern Thames (07) 868 9790

Email:

julia@ageconcern.gen.nz
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Title: Walk2Life Aqua Walking Falls Prevention Programme
Location: Todd Energy Aquatic Centre
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Date & Time: Mondays 10.00am-11.00am
Contact Name & Phone: Age Concern Taranaki (06) 759 9196

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Title: Steady as you go
Location: Various
Details: Strength and Balance Programme
Date & Time: Various
Contact Name & Phone: Age Concern Wanganui (06) 345 1799

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Title: Steady as you go
Location: Bureta; Katiati; Mt Maunganui; Otumoetai; Papamoa; Pyes Pa; Tauranga; Te Puke; Waihi Beach
Details: Falls prevention programme, strenght and balance classes, exercises for men and women 65+
Date & Time: Various - call the office to confirm
Contact Name & Phone: Age Concern Tauranga (07) 578 2631

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Web site: www.ageconcerntauranga.org.nz
 
Title: Get fit while you sit
Location: Levin
Details: Help prevent falls and strengthen muscles
Date & Time: Mondays 1.30pm-2.00pm
Contact Name & Phone: Age Concern Horowhenua (06) 367 2181

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Title: Steady as you go
Location: various
Details: Strenght and balance classes
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Contact Name & Phone: Age Concern Southland 0275 333 600

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Title: Tai Chi
Location: Various locations around Dunedin
Details: Preventing falls in a freindly atmosphere, designed for men and women
Date & Time: various
Contact Name & Phone: Age Concern Otago (03) 477 1040

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Web site: www.ageconcernotago.com
 
Title: Stay on Your Feet
Location: Various - South Canterbury
Details: Home based or community based programme
Date & Time: Home based - 5 home visits over a six month period; Community classes - 10 week programme
Contact Name & Phone: Cathie (03) 929 2519

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Web site: www.sportcanterbury.org.nz
 
Title: Learn Tai Chi and Qigong
Location: Takapuna, Milford, Browns Bay
Details: Certified instructor for Tai Chi for Arthritis, falls prevention,seated and tai chi for energy using the (Dr Paul Lam Programme)
Date & Time: Weekly
Contact Name & Phone: Sherie Vis 021 536 411

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sherie@taichikiwi.nz
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