Program: Falls Prevention and Group Exercise Classes for Seniors
Organizations: Victorian Order of Nurses - Middlesex-Elgin
London Community Support Services
Description of Services: Group exercise and falls prevention classes for older adults and people with mobility issues and chronic conditions * aims to improve strength and balance to prevent injury and falls

Classes are instructed by volunteers and staff trained in the VON SMARTĀ® (Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together) program

There are 3 levels of classes:

Low Mobility
  • offered in retirement homes (may be open to community members)
  • designed to support improvement for those with limited mobility
  • classes are primarily seated with standing components as tolerated

Mid Mobility
  • offered in community and retirement settings
  • designed for those with a moderate level of ability
  • class is a mix of both standing and seated components

High Mobility
  • offered in community settings
  • designed for those with a moderate to vigorous level of ability
  • provides the option to participate at a higher level of intensity
Requirements
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Adults 55 years and older
Application: Show up to your first class
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible      Wheelchair Accessible
Contact Information
Phone Numbers: 519-659-2273 ext 2267 or 3289
Website: vonmiddlesexelgin.ca/smart-exercise-clinics/
Address: 1151 Florence St, Suite 100
London, ON
N5W 2M7
Map
Intersection: Eleanor St and Florence St
Location: London (East)
Hours: As scheduled * contact for specific times
Contacts: Dee-Ann Vickers - Care and Service Manager, Community Support Services
519-659-2273 ext 3248 * dee-ann.vickers@von.ca

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