What’s On

  • HEAL (Healthy Eating Activity and Lifestyle Program)

    Thursday 14th April 2016 1:00pm

    HEALTM (Healthy Eating Activity and Lifestyle Program)
    What is HEALTM?
    The Healthy Eating Activity and Lifestyle (HEAL TM) Program helps people to develop lifelong healthy lifestyle habits.  Sharing ideas and asking questions is encouraged.

    The HEALTM Program provides:
    • One on one assessment at the start of the Program
    • 2 hour group sessions each week for 8 weeks (1 hour of gentle exercise and 1 hour of lifestyle education)
    • One on one assessment at the end of the Program
    • Exercise sessions involve group exercises that anyone can do. The groups are with friendly, supportive people.

    Who Can Benefit from HEALTM?
    The HEALTM Program will help you manage your:
    • Weight
    • Type 2 diabetes
    • Heart disease (including high blood pressure or high cholesterol)

    Topics include:
    • Your Health and Your Choices
    • Physical Activity
    • What is Healthy Eating?
    • Fat in Your Diet and Eating Out
    • Recipe Modification, Meal Planning and Budgeting
    • Food Label Reading
    • Making and Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle
    • Myths, Misconceptions and Non-hungry Eating

    What do others say about HEALTM?
    “I would recommend this program to everyone.  It has provided me with the motivation I need to get fit, as well as very helpful dietary information, for me and my family” – Elaine
    “I learnt a lot about being healthy and eating well.  I feel more confident that I can keep making positive changes in my life” – Steve
    “Great course, great people.  It’s really helped me turn things around” – Dianne

    When: Thursdays, 14 April – 2 June 2016
    Where: healthAbiltiy, 917 Main Road, Eltham
    Time:1:00pm – 3:00pm
    Cost: $60 ($40 Pensioner/Concession.  Bulk billing applies to people with diabetes who have a Group Care Plan)

    For more information or to register for the program please contact us healthAbility Ph: 9430 9100

  • Let’s Get Started Walking

    Monday 31st October 2016 9:15am

    Let’s Get Started Walking is a group that provides walking activities for people interested in implementing physical activity into their weekly regime.

    When: Monday weekly
    Time: 9.15am-10.15am (meet at 9.10am)
    Venue: Meet behind healthAbility building
    Cost: Free

    Register your interest, or for more information on healthAbility support, education and exercise groups call us on 9430 9100. Alternatively use our online form here.

  • Taking Care of Yourself after a harmful relationship

    Thursday 3rd November 2016 10:00am

    A therapeutic group for women, who have previously been in a relationship with someonewho has hurt, frightened or controlled them. Led by a professional Counsellor these sessions will help you:
    • Understand why you need to take care of yourself after leaving a harmful relationship
    • Learn to take care of yourself
    • Practice self-care strategies

    When: Thursdays  (3, 10 and 17 November 2016)
    Where:  healthAbility,  917 Main Road, Eltham
    Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm
    Cost:  Free
    Bookings: Essential (limited places).
    Childcare: Unfortunately not available
    To register or for more information please contact healthAbility on 9430 9100