Active & Healthy Website
The Health Promotion Team in the Southern NSW and Murrumbidgee Local Health Networks trains and provides support to community volunteers to run Tai Chi for Arthritis and Community Exercise classes on a not-for-profit basis.
The NSW Department of Health's, Active and Healthy Website enables older people and health professionals to access exercise programs in their local community that promote a healthy lifestyle. All classes listed on the website have been identified as falls safe activities.
By simply entering a suburb, the NSW Active and Healthy Website easily identifies a list of exercise programs offered by local providers.
The website also offers:
- Simple Home Based Exercise tips
- A Health and Lifestyle Checklist
- Tips for staying active and healthy
To try out the website or for more information, please follow the link below.
Serveral aged and disabled services are available within Murrumbidgee Council. For further information or assistance please contact Council.
The Berrigan & District Home & Community Support Services provide support to older people and their carers to live independently at home and be part of the community.
The senior residents of Murrumbidgee Council area have access to support services to assist them to stay in their home for longer. These services are provided by Murrumbidgee Council for Coleambally and Darlington Point residents and by Berrigan & District Home & Community Support Services for Jerilderie residents.
Meals on Wheels Services are available in both Darlington Point and Coleambally. Deliveries occur from Monday to Friday.
Council operates Respite Day Care Services in both Darlington Point and Coleambally.