Home' Intouch : In Touch Autumn 2017 Contents Simply Pilates
Master the basics
in record time with
one easy class. Each
title is presented as a
hardcover book with
DVD housed within a sliding tray;
together, each book and DVD set
delivers a complete class for you at
home, all accompanied by a selection
of popular lifestyle and music titles.
The Gift of Yoga
Benefit from centuries
of wisdom in the
comfort of your
own home. Join
Gena Kenny as she
introduces you to
the postures, breathing techniques,
relaxation and meditation that make up
Hatha yoga. It’s suitable for all ages and
fitness levels and includes tips on how
to increase or decrease the challenge.
These programs have been designed to
improve flexibility, stability and strength,
and soothe and calm your mind.
Nearing 40, Dr Wendy
Suzuki was at the
pinnacle of her career.
neuroscientist, she had tenure, her own
successful research lab, presetigious
awards and international renown. After
starting exercise classes, she noticed
an improvement in her memory, her
energy levels, and her ability to work
quickly and move from task to task.
Being a neuroscientist, she wanted to
explore this connection between her
physical health and mental wellbeing.
to improve flexibility
and reduce pain
Whether you’re an
armchair athlete or a
sports enthusiast, this
Special Health Report
from the experts at
Harvard Medical School will show
you how to create effective stretching
routines that meet your needs and
ability. Inside the report, you’ll find
photos and instructions for how to
do 35 stretches, including:
• moves to improve flexibility;
• stretches that help ease aching backs;
• ways to loosen up stiff knees; and
• the best stretches to improve posture
and ease neck and shoulder pain.
Walking for Health:
Why this simple form
of activity could be
your best health
This Special Health
Report from the
experts at Harvard
Medical School includes:
• health benefits of walking;
• finding the right shoes;
• types of walking workouts;
• warm-up and post-walk stretches; and
• staying motivated over the long term.
Alzheimer’s Australia NSW
Discussion Paper 11, November 2014
While people with dementia and their
carers report the benefits of physical
activity, it’s often difficult to do.
Declining confidence in ability, poorly
designed aged-care facilities or risk-
averse cultures are some of the barriers
people with dementia face. This paper
urges care providers and governments
to ensure people with dementia are
able to remain physically active.
Exercise and Physical
everyday guide from
the National Institute
This guide shows you many types of
exercise and physical activity. It also
has lots of tips to help you be active in
ways that suit your lifestyle, interests,
health and budget. It’s designed for
anyone, from people who are healthy,
to those who live with an ongoing
health problem or disability.
Fitter: A guide for
providers of sport
and physical activity
programs for older
This book has
a range of information for any
provider considering developing
and implementing physical activity
programs for older Australians. The
resource makes practical suggestions
that will help providers develop
effective and safe programs. It also
contains examples of a variety of
programs already in place.
20 IN TOUCH AUTUMN 2017
THE ALZHEIMER’S AUSTRALIA NSW LIBRARY OFFERS FREE LOANS OF BOOKS,
DVDS AND OTHER RESOURCES TO MEMBERS THROUGHOUT THE STATE.
HERE ARE REVIEWS OF SOME OF THE ITEMS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE.
These items and more are
available to members of
Alzheimer’s Australia NSW, and
can be found at local resources
centres and offices. Resources
can also be posted to you. Find
a list of offices and resource
centres on the Alzheimer’s
Australia NSW website.
T: (02) 9888 4218
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