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Resources tagged: Seniors

Resources tagged Seniors

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Other Funding Opportunities - Senior's Week Grants - Council on the Ageing WA

Other Funding Opportunities - Senior's Week Grants - Council on the Ageing WA

Information about the Council on the Ageing WA - Senior's Week Grants.

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Year published: 2011
Department for Communities

Department for Communities

The Department for Communities builds strong, vibrant communities by supporting and advocating on behalf of children, parents and their families, young people, women, seniors, carers, volunteers and non-government organisations. The department is also responsible for the delivery of programs and services to support and strengthen Western Australia’s diverse communities and provides a number of information and support services.

Council on the Ageing Western Australia

Council on the Ageing Western Australia

COTA (WA) is Western Australia’s peak non profit seniors’ organisation, representing the interests of all seniors in Western Australia.

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Staying Mentally Healthy

Staying Mentally Healthy

Developed by the Department of Communities, this is a brochure for seniors about depression. One of the key areas covered is the importance of physical activity and social contact in preventing depression in older people.

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Year published: 2010
Age-friendly Built Environments

Age-friendly Built Environments

Developed by the Australian Local Government Association this resource includes six fact sheets which cover a range of age-friendly built environment issues, which are relevant to local councils including case studies.

How Active are Western Australians

How Active are Western Australians

This presentation outlines the methodology, key findings and comparisons for the 2008 Child and Adolescent Physical Activity and Nutrition Survey (CAPANS) and the 2009 Physical Activity Adult Survey.

City of Perth: Get Active In The City

City of Perth: Get Active In The City

Building on a Physical Activity Plan already created, the City of Perth sought to develop an urban environment that supports physical activity and to promote resources to inform the community of local physical activity opportunities.

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Year published: 2011
Key Findings for 60 Years and Over

Key Findings for 60 Years and Over

The following fact sheet outlines the results of the 2006 Physical Activity Adult Survey in terms of the key findings for people aged 60 years and over.

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Year published: 2007
Town of Narrogin: Active Seniors

Town of Narrogin: Active Seniors

With a high number of seniors in the area, the Town of Narrogin established an active seniors group to encourage residents (including CaLD and indigenous members of the community) to participate in physical activity with the assistance of community groups.

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Year published: 2006
Shire of Katanning: At Risk Populations

Shire of Katanning: At Risk Populations

With a very diverse multicultural community the Shire of Katanning sought to expand on existing programs to improve regular participation in physical activity. This involved targeting those community members not already engaged in physical activity and structured sport by removing barriers to participation.

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Year published: 2011
Town of Kwinana: Physical Activity Project

Town of Kwinana: Physical Activity Project

To increase the physical activity levels of the community, the Town of Kwinana employed a Physical Activity Officer who was responsible for implementing the Town of Kwinana's Physical Activity Plan. This case study examines the project objectives, strategies, costs, results and lessons learned.

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Year published: 2006
Participate Play Peel

Participate Play Peel

With high levels of of inactivity in the Peel Region, the appointment of a Physical Activity Project Officer was fundamental to addressing the barriers to participation and inactivity amongst residents.

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Year published: 2005
Key Findings for 75 Years and Over

Key Findings for 75 Years and Over

The following fact sheet outlines the results of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in terms of the key findings for people aged 75 years and over.

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Year published: 2003
Key Findings for 60-74 Years

Key Findings for 60-74 Years

The following fact sheet outlines the results of the 2002 Physical Activity Adult Survey in terms of the key findings for people aged 60-74 years old.

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Year published: 2003
Guidelines for Older Australians

Guidelines for Older Australians

Developed by the Department of Health and Ageing, this brochure outlines the national physical activity guidelines for older people, including recommendations on the type and intensity of activities.

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Year published: 2006
Walk Week Seminar Presentation

Walk Week Seminar Presentation

This presentation highlights key findings from the 2009 Physical Activity Adult Survey, with a specific focus on walking.

Physical Activity Levels of WA Adults 2009: Key Findings

Physical Activity Levels of WA Adults 2009: Key Findings

This presentation discusses the key findings from the 2009 Physical Activity Adult Survey.

Physical Activity Levels of WA Adults 2009: Call to Action

Physical Activity Levels of WA Adults 2009: Call to Action

The Physical Activity Levels of WA Adults 2009: Call to Action presentation addresses key strategies and actions based on the findings of the 2009 Physical Activity Adult Survey.

Active Ageing

Active Ageing

Developed by the Department of Communities, this brochure provides information on how seniors can improve their health and wellbeing across all aspects of their life: mental, physical, social and spiritual health.

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Year published: 2009

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