Physical activity

NARI continues to do extensive research into the impact that physical health may have on healthy ageing including our brain health.

We are currently recruiting for research projects. Click here.

INDIGO: Physical activity with individual goal-setting and volunteer mentors to overcome sedentary lifestyle in older adults at risk of cognitive decline

INDIGO is investigating whether setting personal exercise goals and receiving encouragement from a volunteer mentor could be effective in overcoming sedentary lifestyle in older adults with memory concerns. Project leader for INDIGO is Professor Nicola Lautenschlager. INDIGO is no longer recruiting.

Stand Up and Go

Stand Up and Go is investigating whether reducing sitting time and/or increasing physical activity may help people reduce their risk of cognitive decline. Project leader for Stand Up and Go is Professor Nicola Lautenschlager. We are currently recruiting for this project. For recruitment information, click here.

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Camping for Change

The primary aim of this project is to use the camp setting to help seniors flourish. We will offer an outdoor education program in a residential camp setting for 20 culturally diverse older people. Camps will offer a vibrant learning environment, which will stretch participants’ personal resources in demanding but stimulating ways.

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