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Agestrong

Contact Details

Phone:  (03) 5976 9071
Email:    Agestrong@phcn.vic.gov.au
Mail:       Agestrong Network Coordinator
                 The Mornington Centre
                 Corner Tyalla Grove & Separation Street
                 Mornington, 3931

About Agestrong

Agestrong is a group strength and balance program that has been specifically developed for older people by the Agestrong Network. Chair-based classes are available for those who require them.

It is run in partnership with Mornington Peninsula Shire and Frankston City Council. Classes are offered at 17 different venues across the Mornington Peninsula and Frankston Region.

See the below brochure to find a group near you:

Agestrong Flier – Jan 2017

How to join Agestrong:

Before joining Agestrong you will need to have an assessment with a Physiotherapist / Exercise Physiologist at your local Community Health Centre (Rosebud, Frankston, Mornington and Hastings). 

If you have a history of heart disease, high blood pressure, experience chest pain or suffer severe breathlessness, you will also need your GP to fill in a form.

To register for an assessment, contact ACCESS on 1300 665 781.

 

Other Physical Activity Options for Older People

The 2017/18 Physical Activity Directory lists 200+ physical activity and social groups that are available across Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula.

The directory has been developed in partnership by Peninsula Health, Mornington Peninsula Shire & Frankston City Council.

Group types include dancing, strengthening programs, gentle exercises, walking & water exercises. Each listing includes the cost, times and a description of the group.

Physical Activity Directory 2017/18

If you would like a hard copy, please contact us on the details above.

 

Information for Organisations interested in setting up Agestrong

If your organisation is interested in setting up an Agestrong group outside of the Frankston Mornington Peninsula, there is a manual available to purchase. We can also provide telephone support to guide you through the process.

See below document for more detail:

Agestrong Resource Manual – Order Form