Se­niors Week in The Hills

Hills to Hawkesbury Living Magazine - - Seniors Feature -

Se­niors Week is just around the cor­ner and The Hills Shire Coun­cil has put to­gether an ac­tion-packed line-up of events, ac­tiv­i­ties and work­shops which will have you celebratin­g ev­ery­thing that makes The Hills such a great place to live, grow and be with fam­ily and friends.

This year Coun­cil in­vites you to cel­e­brate the spe­cial week, start­ing on April 3, at a group ex­er­cise ses­sion at Waves Fit­ness and Aquatic Cen­tre and Bernie Mul­lane Sports Com­plex where you will be chal­lenged with func­tional move­ments us­ing body­weight and re­sis­tance ex­er­cises.

Keep your­self safe with the falls preven­tion work­shop where ther­a­pists will talk you through es­sen­tial tips, ideal equip­ment and sim­ple ex­er­cises to avoid in­juries.

Ex­plore Syd­ney’s Gar­den Shire with a bush­walk at Cad­dies Creek or Cat­tai Creek and im­merse your­self in the beau­ti­ful na­tive flora and fauna The Hills has to of­fer.

Dis­cover the rich his­tory of The Hills with a tour of Rough­ley House or ex­pe­ri­ence the Out­back Show at To­bruk Sheep Sta­tion.

Lis­ten to a speaker from es­sen­tial Health Chiro talk about ex­er­cise, nu­tri­tion and the body at the Health and Well­ness Clinic at Waves Fit­ness and Aquatic Cen­tre, plus gain free ac­cess to blood pres­sure and fit­ness test­ing on the day.

Get mov­ing with a physio and gym ses­sion at Bernie Mul­lane Sports Com­plex where you can en­gage in an open fo­rum with The Hills Phys­io­ther­apy and par­tic­i­pate in a work­out class.

Learn how to live life to the fullest and how to use med­i­ta­tion and mind­ful­ness to main­tain a healthy mind with the ‘how your think­ing keeps you young’ talk at your lo­cal li­brary.

In­dulge in a movie with free screen­ings of Ram­page and Find­ing Your Feet, both with morn­ing tea pro­vided.

And, dis­cover the ben­e­fits of hy­drother­apy for arthri­tis at the ‘Arthri­tis and Hy­drother­apy Treat­ment’ talk at the Hospi­tal for Spe­cial­ist Surgery. Se­niors Week runs from Tues­day, April 3, to Fri­day, April 13.

For more in­for­ma­tion or to reg­is­ter for one or more events, visit www.the­hills.nsw. gov.au and search ‘se­niors week’.

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