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Her vision was of “a league of women who will renew their energy in themselves and for themselves day by day”.
We live in a world where the population is aging rapidly and longevity is becoming more common. This has lead to an increase not only of age-related physical illnesses but also of mental health problems in older adults, especially depression and dementia. ...read more
‘One of the highlights of my week is the EXTEND exercise class. At the age of 82 it is wonderful to know that my body can still respond to exercise – not only my body, but also my mind, receives so much benefit from the EXTEND class. I have also made many new friends...read more
Regular exercise helps to reduce risk factors of cardiovascular disease such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes and obesity. Exercise improves balance, flexibility, coordination and strength. Improved muscle strength and flexibility improves a...read more
Anthocyanins are a type of flavonoid, a class of compounds with antioxidant effects. Found naturally in a number of foods, anthocyanins are the pigments that give red, purple, and blue plants their rich colouring. Purple vegetable and fruit provide key vitamins...read more