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What does the project offer?

This project offers people who are inactive or have a Long Term Health condition, that is impacting upon their enjoyment of life, a tailored programme of holistic health improvement.  Information and advice will be given as how to help manage health conditions through exercise and lifestyle activities, weight management, diet and healthy eating.  Specially designed exercises will help to improve muscle strength, endurance, breathing, flexibility, balance and ultimately help you better manage your helath condition.  Gentle exercise activities are part of the programme and working together in groups will keep you motivated and focused on improving your health.

What if I have never exercised before?

Don't worry.  Everyone has to start somewhere, and you're making the right move by thinking about getting more active.  The programme is free to anyone who wants to achieve the best quality of life.  The courses will be delivered in community venues across Northumberland.

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Anyone living with one or more long term condition(s) such as those listed below could be eligible:

  • Arthritis
  • Diabetes
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Heart Disease
  • High Blood Pressure.
If you are interested in the programme and would like more information please contact: 

Anne Robinson
Health and Wellbeing Manager
T: 01670 784837
E: anne.robinson@ageuk-northumberland.org.uk