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On this page you will find resources to help Older Adults stay healthy and active while spending more time at home.
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Help reduce your chance of getting ill and stop the spread of illness
Also available in Arabic, Chinese, Hindi and Punjabi
Advice for seniors
Advice for aged care services
Advice for residential aged care facilities
Advice for home care services
Coronavirus symptoms (in pictures)
Help stop the spread – Radio – Older Australians
Poster - Over 70? Do the 7
For more information about stopping the spread of COVID-19, see Stop the Spread
Making healthy choices to stay well and happy at home
Stay active at home
Also available in Arabic, Chinese, Hindi and Punjabi.
Healthy eating tips
Staying Active at Home- Exercises
Staying active and on your feet (English)
Available in 6 other languages
Balance and strength exercises (English)
Available in 17 other languages
Online exercise video gallery
Safe exercise at home (videos)
Healthy and Active for Life Online program for people 60 years and over
Sign up today at www.activeandhealthy.nsw.gov.au
Or register your interest for other face to face wellbeing programs
For information on staying healthy during a heat wave, visit Heat and your Health
There are lots of ways to stay in touch, even if you're at home
Advice on gathering safely
If you're a senior or carer with questions about COVID-19, or just want someone to chat to, call the Older Australians COVID-19 Support Line on 1800 171 866.
If you need an interpreter, call TIS National on 131 450. Say the language you need and then ask the interpreter to connect you to the Older Australians COVID-19 Support Line.
Supporting older Australians through Coronavirus (video)
Keeping each other safe and connected (World Health Organisation Facebook post)
Blacktown City Elder Abuse Prevention – Community Flyer
If you need advice or have questions, call the National Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080
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