Archive for the ‘Lifestyle’ Category

Exercise Classes for over 50s

25 Mar 2014

The District Council of Mount Barker are offering new exercise classes for over 50s throughout the region. All classes are tailored to the individual’s special health needs with a highly qualified professional.

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Chronic Condition Self Management Support Service

01 Oct 2013

Adelaide Hills Community Health Service is now offering a Chronic Condition Self Management Support Service funded through the Better Care in the Community (BCC) Program. BCC aims to reduce hospital admissions and length of hospital stay by improving the capacity of people in the community with chronic conditions to self manage optimally.

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New NHMRC Dietary Guidelines

21 May 2013

Focus on physical activity for preventing weight gain or losing weight.

60% of Australian adults are now overweight or obese. If current trends continue in Australia, it is estimated that by 2025, 83% of men and 75% of women aged over 20 years will be overweight or obese.

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Changes to the Do It For Life Program

14 May 2013

SA Heath has announced changes to its Do It For Life (DIFL) Program. DIFL is a lifestyle behaviour change program that targets high risk vulnerable and disadvantaged populations to reduce their modifiable SNAPS risk factors (Smoking, Nutrition, Alcohol, Physical Activity and Stress) known to be directly linked or the cause for developing a chronic disease which may be prevented.

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