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A collaboration of Australian health experts and physiotherapists have launched a new website designed to help older people remain active at home.
The Safe Exercise at Home website provides videos demonstrating three levels of simple exercises and also offers tips for increasing motivation, safety and activity at home, as well as resources and information for health professionals.

Australian guidelines recommend all older people incorporate some form of physical activity into their day including fitness, strength, balance and flexibility.

The Safe Exercise at Home website collaboration includes the University of Tasmania, University of Sydney, University of Melbourne, Monash University, Curtin University, University of South Australia and University of Queensland in partnership with the National Ageing Research Institute, Sydney Local Health District (NSW), Western Health (VIC) and Peninsula Health (VIC).

It is endorsed by the Australian Physiotherapy Association.

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