We've found 9 helpful services for Wellbeing in Larralea (Corangamite Shire Council LG, VIC)
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Helpful exercises
Provided by COTA Victoria
Low cost

Strength training with our Strength for Life programs for older people can help you to stay active and independent as you age. Our training includes using weights – like hand weights, machines or just your own body weight – to build muscle strength and endurance. It can help you to stay active and independent with everyday activities like shopping, gardening, climbing stairs and playing with the grandchildren; prevent or manage chronic conditions like arthritis, osteoporosis, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease; manage your weight; improve your posture, balance, coordination and flexibility; and build confidence and self-esteem.

Low cost

Strength training with our Strength for Life programs for older people can help you to stay active and independent as you age. Our training includes using weights – like hand weights, machines or just your own body weight – to build muscle strength and endurance. It can help you to stay active and independent with everyday activities like shopping, gardening, climbing stairs and playing with the grandchildren; prevent or manage chronic conditions like arthritis, osteoporosis, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease; manage your weight; improve your posture, balance, coordination and flexibility; and build confidence and self-esteem.

Knitting
Provided by Wrap with Love

Join volunteers who knit squares which are sewn together to make warm wraps to be sent all over the world to provide warmth and comfort to those suffering extreme cold. In the past 18 years we have sent more than 250,000 wraps to people in over 75 countries, including Australia, often after natural disasters. We have a wide network of area contacts and drop-off points.

Join volunteers who knit squares which are sewn together to make warm wraps to be sent all over the world to provide warmth and comfort to those suffering extreme cold. In the past 18 years we have sent more than 250,000 wraps to people in over 75 countries, including Australia, often after natural disasters. We have a wide network of area contacts and drop-off points.

Fun, friendship and fellowship
Small yearly fee

Probus provides you with the opportunity to meet with fellow retirees on a regular basis, listen to interesting speakers and join together in activities, all in the company of new friends. There are over 1,700 Probus Clubs with more than 125,000 members over Australia and New Zealand. You can join a mixed Probus Club or Clubs for ladies or men, the choice is yours. Membership is open to any member of the community who is retired or semi-retired and is looking for Fun, Friendship and Fellowship.

Small yearly fee

Probus provides you with the opportunity to meet with fellow retirees on a regular basis, listen to interesting speakers and join together in activities, all in the company of new friends. There are over 1,700 Probus Clubs with more than 125,000 members over Australia and New Zealand. You can join a mixed Probus Club or Clubs for ladies or men, the choice is yours. Membership is open to any member of the community who is retired or semi-retired and is looking for Fun, Friendship and Fellowship.

Preventing falls
Free

Useful tips and information about how to prevent falls, plus who to talk to for help.

Free

Useful tips and information about how to prevent falls, plus who to talk to for help.

Help for seniors
Provided by COTA Victoria

COTA Victoria promotes health and well-being for seniors, including enhanced quality of life and increased community participation. Programs include Seniors' Week celebrations, cycling groups, friendly social visits, exercise programs and 'Older Men: New Ideas' (OM:NI) discussion groups.

COTA Victoria promotes health and well-being for seniors, including enhanced quality of life and increased community participation. Programs include Seniors' Week celebrations, cycling groups, friendly social visits, exercise programs and 'Older Men: New Ideas' (OM:NI) discussion groups.

Companionship and activities
Small yearly fee

We are men with time on our hands who would like something meaningful to do. We might be restoring furniture, fixing bicycles for a local school, fixing lawn mowers or making a kids cubby house for Camp Quality to raffle. There might be a few young men working with the older men learning new skills and maybe also learning something about life. There are tea-bags, coffee cups and a comfortable area where men can sit and talk. We can also learn to cook and to how contact our families by computer.

Small yearly fee

We are men with time on our hands who would like something meaningful to do. We might be restoring furniture, fixing bicycles for a local school, fixing lawn mowers or making a kids cubby house for Camp Quality to raffle. There might be a few young men working with the older men learning new skills and maybe also learning something about life. There are tea-bags, coffee cups and a comfortable area where men can sit and talk. We can also learn to cook and to how contact our families by computer.

Commercial services
Emotional Support and Wellbeing
Provided by E-MBRACED
See website for options

Our mission at E-MBRACED is to be an emotional pillar to help combat social isolation and feeling of loneliness amongst seniors. We run a regular call service for seniors, giving them the opportunity to talk to someone about anything that’s on their mind. All subscriptions include weekly quizzes or riddles for mental stimulation created by our quiz master. E-MBRACED can also assist with arranging services (such as plumbers, electricians and cleaning services) or whatever you may need help with. Head to our website to find out more.

See website for options

Our mission at E-MBRACED is to be an emotional pillar to help combat social isolation and feeling of loneliness amongst seniors. We run a regular call service for seniors, giving them the opportunity to talk to someone about anything that’s on their mind. All subscriptions include weekly quizzes or riddles for mental stimulation created by our quiz master. E-MBRACED can also assist with arranging services (such as plumbers, electricians and cleaning services) or whatever you may need help with. Head to our website to find out more.

Podiatry
Fee for service

Podiatrists are qualified health professionals specialising in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of disorders, medical and surgical conditions of the feet and the lower limbs.

Fee for service

Podiatrists are qualified health professionals specialising in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of disorders, medical and surgical conditions of the feet and the lower limbs.

Record your life story
Provided by COTA Victoria
Fee for service

Reminiscing reminds you of all that you’ve seen and achieved. And sharing your story means your children and grandchildren benefit too. That’s why COTA Victoria created Inspiring Life Stories – a service that inspires and supports older people living at home to remember their unique story and share it with loved ones. Choose from a pack of story cards to to help you reflect on your life yourself, or assistance to create a colour booklet of your life.

Fee for service

Reminiscing reminds you of all that you’ve seen and achieved. And sharing your story means your children and grandchildren benefit too. That’s why COTA Victoria created Inspiring Life Stories – a service that inspires and supports older people living at home to remember their unique story and share it with loved ones. Choose from a pack of story cards to to help you reflect on your life yourself, or assistance to create a colour booklet of your life.