The BallyCara Wellness Program offers a wide range of personalised senior fitness activities designed to help over 60’s live healthier, happier lives. Developed and delivered by our team of qualified health professionals, the BallyCara Wellness Program promotes optimal physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing.
Today, older people in Australia have among the highest life expectancy in the world but in developed countries, the rise of chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer, and diabetes reflects the changes in our lifestyle and diet, as well as ageing.
The BallyCara Wellness Program aims to emphasise the importance of health, wellness and happiness, and the central role that these key components play as we age. This approach is inspired by our Sona® Ethos (Gaelic for happiness).
The BallyCara Wellness Program provides special programs for people with chronic conditions such as:
Many people find it difficult to start an activity program without the support and guidance of an experienced health professional. Our dedicated exercise sessions allow us to provide you with the confidence you need to continue your fitness journey and gives you the opportunity to focus on how good you are feeling about your increased fitness.
We aim to change the way we think about health and age, taking full advantage of the research and findings that are available to us today. We offer affordable options, and a motivating comfortable environment. The Wellness Program is offered in the following regions:
Subsidies Available: HomeCare Package, Commonwealth Home Support Program, National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) and Private Health Insurance subsidies available.
Bulk billed Exercise Physiology appointments available
Our highly experienced team understands the ageing process and will support, motivate and guide you through the approach that’s best for your needs and goals.
Exercise is the key to healthy ageing and our sessions will help energise your mood, relieve stress, manage symptoms of illness and pain, but most of all, we will improve your overall sense of well-being. Activities range from seated yoga and aqua aerobics classes, to walking groups and tai chi classes, and everything in between!
We believe that exercise is the key to staying strong, energetic, and healthy as you get older… and we promise we can even make it fun! We hope you will join our wellness and lifestyle aged care activities one day soon.
In this challenging time, it is more vital than ever to seek services that nurture your mind and body. As advocates of healthy and happy living, the dedicated BallyCara Wellness team is here to support you.
The Wellness Program is running as ‘COVID-Normal’. Including one-on-one sessions and all group sessions. Group senior exercise classes and activities are currently capped, so bookings are essential. Please contact the Wellness Program team on 1300 272 222 for more information.