*these DVDs and articles are available to members of dementia Australia NSW by mailing NSW.Library@dementia.org.au
Oh dear, what can the matter be? : this programme is about encouraging people with dementia to stay active
by Dementia Services Development Centre (University of Stirling)
Keeping active is as important for people with dementia as for any of us, yet there are additional difficulties in helping people with dementia to get up and keep going. This short, optimistic video explains why walking is important and shows how to help people with dementia get on their feet. It would be useful as part of any moving and handling course and well as a way of stimulating discussion on understanding challenging behaviour and planning meaningful activities.
This DVD provides 60 minutes of video clips that gives students the ability to observe an activity, critique the technique, compare and contrast movement in a wide range of ages, select the appropriate exercise for the job and many other applications. It covers addressing functional limitations and disability with therapeutic exercise; range of motion and stretching; strength; balance; coordination and proprioception; endurance.
Stronger seniors workout program. Stretch & Strength DVD
A two-part program designed to help older people develop strength and enhance ability to function in daily life, improving stability, balance and mobility. workout routine specifically for seniors, performed at a slow, relaxing pace. The chair exercises will increase flexibility, provide a renewed sense of balance and well-being, develop strength, and enhance the ability to function for seniors.
This program is designed to help seniors develop strength and enhance the ability to function in daily life. This beginning yoga program improves respiration and circulation and reduces tension. Stronger Seniors Yoga Chair Exercise will help to increase balance, flexibility, and strength. Yoga incorporates simple mind/body exercises focusing on breath and relaxation which help to reduce stress.
These exercises are targeted for all older people . They are designed to improve strength, flexibility, coordination and sense of balance through practise of a variety of functional tasks. These tasks can be easily duplicated in the home or community setting.
Tai Chair DVD
Tai Chair is a series of exercises targeted for all older people. They are designed to improve strength, flexibility, coordination and sense of balance through practise of a variety of functional tasks.
Chair yoga is a revolutionary concept designed to make the numerous benefits of classical yoga available to a wider range of physical abilities. This step-by-step program can be practiced by virtually anyone, anywhere, in any chair, to stimulate physical and mental well-being. This fully illustrated guide contains ninety easy-to-master exercises that have been specially developed for those with a limited range of movement.
This routine is split 50/50 on Meditation and Qigong. It is unique and can be seen as a break from the strength building workouts. This video is intentionally very relaxing. Enjoy! Featuring Connie Balcom, ACE-Certified Senior Fitness Specialist.
Independence Fitness is the most comprehensive whole body exercise program focused on strength, balance and flexibility.