Lifetime Connect Wellness Centre: the ideal place for seniors to connect in the Nambucca Valley

Dance-Yoga is one of the favorite programs run at the Lifetime Connect Wellness Centre in Macksville.

 

THE Lifetime Connect Wellness centre was established in 2020 being a space where seniors in the Nambucca Valley community can gather for a chat, socialise, share ideas and to experience new things.

The Lifetime Connect Wellness Centre is located at the old St Patrick Primary School in Wallace Street, Macksville.

“Our vision at the Lifetime Connect Wellness Centre is to have a dedicated space for seniors to visit and participate in community life,” Katie Griffiths told News Of The Area.

The centre hosts a large variety of projects, workshops and classes that are group-based and offer the opportunity to develop, maintain and support independent living, wellbeing, reenabling and social interactions.

“One of the favorite programs is the seated Dance-yoga,” Katie said.

“This class is for all levels and abilities.

“The class is full of fun and laughter.

“You enjoy movement and singing from the comfort of your chair.”

Some of the other activities include ‘Fine Art Fridays’, cards and strength and balance classes.

There are also special interest classes.

These include a six week course on food and nutrition.

This course focuses on the role and impact on wholesome foods and nutrition surrounding individuals health and wellbeing.

Katie explained, “There are hands-on classes that include food preparation and cooking demonstrations followed by a shared meal.”

This is a great opportunity for those in their senior years to meet other like minded people in the Nambucca Valley community.

A wonderful way to meet new friends and share their knowledge.

If you are interested in finding out more about the Lifetime Connect Wellness Centre please call Lifetime Connect on (02) 65682522 or email [email protected].

 

By Tamara MCWILLIAM

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