If you want help exercising in a safe and supportive environment then our Older Adults Exercise Group is for you. Up to 8 sessions can be bulk billed under Medicare for eligible patients with Type 2 Diabetes.
What is it?
The class has been designed for diabetics and older adults that would like assistance to get fit and strong. Each 45 minute class is broken down into strength and balance exercises that can be completed at your own pace.
Who is it for?
55-85+ year olds
Type 1 & 2 diabetics
Individuals with arthritis, joint pain or osteoporosis
Individuals with heart disease, hypertension or high cholesterol
What does a class involve?
A combination of strength training, balance exercises and stretching
Exercises are done in a circuit so you can work at your own pace and rest as you need
Classes last for 45-60 minutes
Why should you join?
Classes are run by Exercise Physiologists so you can be sure you’re doing the exercises right
We can adjust the exercises to suit your needs
The group environment is more fun than exercising on your own!
When and where?
Classes are run at the Healesville Wellness Factory (view contact details)
10am Mondays and Thursdays, and 5pm Wednesdays
See table below for pricing
How to book?
Click on the link below to complete an online enquiry or call us on 5962 2697.
To get covered under Medicare (type 2 diabetics only) please get your doctor to fill out this referral form.
Private paying clients can book without a doctors referral, just click the link below.
Still have questions, not sure if this class is right for you? Click on the email box at the bottom of the page and we can answer all your questions.