Active ageing activities during the congress

Heart Foundation Walking Groups

Every morning during the congress beginning at 0730.

Join us for a morning walk to enjoy the beautiful sights of the South Bank precinct of Melbourne. The Heart Foundation Walking team will be leading the walks and sharing with you the success of Australia’s largest free walking network in engaging older people in regular activity. The 45 minute walk will commence at 7.30am at the Heart Foundation stand.

MOVE with Bowls

In the exhibition area throughout the conference

Come and try on our indoor green with expert tips from Bowls Victoria and MOVE muscle, bone & joint health

Lifeball Demonstration

Friday 01 July 1200-1230 Room 109

Life Ball: A Unique Australian Ball Game for the Active Aged – following on from his presentation in room 111/112 at 1145, Brian with a team of volunteers will demonstrate the game in room 109

Lungs in Action

Friday 01 July 1300-1345 Room 105/106

Lungs in Action is an evidence based community exercise program developed by Lung Foundation Australia. With more than 120 weekly classes across Australia, this program aims to ensure those living with chronic lung conditions have access to a safe and effective environment that allows them to maintain the gains from pulmonary rehabilitation and strives to keep them well and out of hospital. Visit our live demonstration and see a class in ‘ACTION’, and learn more about the program and current research and evidence for exercise and pulmonary rehabilitation. Hear first-hand from a Lungs in Action instructor, class participants and an expert in the field.

Heartmoves Exercise

Friday 01 July 1300-1345 Room 110

Presented by the Heart Foundation ”Heartmoves” is a demonstration of safe and effective exercise program for older adults.