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Active Age Chair Yoga

Age Friendly Ireland

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Programme: Cork County

WHO Theme: Community Support And Health Services, Respect And Social Inclusion

Health & Wellbeing Theme: Physical Activity, Positive Mental And Emotional Health, Staying Connected, Your Body Your Health

Funding Stream: HSE

Resources Required: Financial, Paid Staff, Volunteer Staff, Access to internet

Cost: 0-500

Description

6 week online chair yoga programme for adults. Opportunity for older adults to stay connected to others, reduce feeling of social isolation, improve their physical health, improve their mental health and wellbeing.

Aim of Initiative

Who is it aimed at

Adults

Steps critical to success

  1. Access to internet
  2. Support from community health worker to access online group
  3. Ongoing support

Challenges in Planning / Delivery

  1. Online fatigue
  2. Maintaining interest

Outcomes / Benefits

  1. Improved mental health
  2. Improved wellbeing
  3. Decreased social isolation

Evaluation / Report:
N/A

Contact:
Jacinta.McCormack

Website:
https://www.healthactionzone.ie/