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 Seniors fitness Instructor Course through the Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging and/or 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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