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Older Adults

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Disclaimer: 

You should understand that when participating in any exercise or exercise program, there is the possibility of physical injury. If you engage in this exercise or exercise program, you agree that you do so at your own risk, are voluntarily participating in these activities, assume all risk of injury to yourself, and agree to release and discharge Longford Sports Partnership from any and all claims or causes of action, known or unknown, arising out of participating in the online fitness video and/or online program

Longford Sports Partnership - Older Adult's Home Exercise Booklet

Longford Sports Partnership have developed a booklet of Older Adult's Home Exercises to encourage and support Older Adult's to become more active at home. If you wish to get this booklet of exercises for older adults sent out to you give us a call on 0433343493 or email: sports@longfordcoco.ie and we will send it out. Older-Adult-Exercises-A4.pdf (size 348.2 KB)

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Age & Opportunity The national organisation that provides a range of opportunities for older people who want to get more involved in arts and culture, sport and physical activity, civic engagement and personal development.Age and Opportunity aim is to inspire people aged 50+ to live a dynamic life in which they are more active, more visible, more creative and more connected.
Age & Opportunity 'Movement Minutes'
 age and opportunity website

 facebook link

Live videos are broadcast via Facebook and can be clicked on after the event. 

Siel Bleu Ireland Not for profit organisation who provide life enhancing exercise programmes to older adults and patient groups. Siel Bleu Ireland is the first specific effort to promote exercise among older adults and patient groups in Ireland, with the aim of improving overall wellbeing.They have two classes a day - A community class on Facebook at 11am & a Nursing Home class on Youtube at 2pm. 

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 YouTube Link

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ExWell Medical 

ExWell Medical CLG is a social enterprise, not for profit, funded by Social Innovation Fund Ireland

It offers community-based supervised exercise classes, as well as home programmes to people with many different long term illnesses. Participants will be encouraged to become fit and active in a friendly, safe and enjoyable environment.

This programme offers a detailed and supportive home exercise programme for people with any long term medical problem.  The programme operates on medical referral and has medical oversight.

There is a short video tuition session on the RTE website every Monday, Wednesday and Friday on the Lifestyle page.

 
  www.exwell.ie

 rte lifestyle link

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HSE 'Easy Exercises' Booklet

Chair Based Seated Exercises for Older Adults

Balance Exercises

Strength Exercises

Flexibility Exercises

Sitting Exercises

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Keeping Strong, Steady And Straight At Home With The ISCP And Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh

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Go For Life - Warm Up

Go For Life exercise 2- Sit Fit

Go For Life 3- Better balance

Go For Life 4- Going Strong

Go For Life 5- Aerobics

Go For Life - Stretching

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Free Workouts for Older Adults

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Improve mobility and promote balance with the use of activator poles also known as urban poling which is an adaption of Nordic Walking

How To Set Up Your Activator Poles

How To Use Activator Poles

How To Nordic Walk With Activator Poles

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Strength & Balance Exercises To Help Older Adults During COVID-19 Cocooning Phase.

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HSE Community Physio leaflet