Program: Falls Prevention and Group Exercise Classes for Seniors
Organization: Victorian Order of Nurses - Oxford
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 or the VON SMARTĀ® (Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together) program

There are three levels of classes:

Level One
  • 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

Level Two
  • 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

Level Three
  • 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
Fees: Free
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Older adults 55 years and older * people with mobility issues
Application: Call to register * no referral required
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible      Wheelchair Accessible
Area(s) Served: Oxford County and area
Contact Information
Address: 550 Ingersoll Ave
Woodstock, ON
N4S 3Y3
Map
Intersection: Victoria St N and Ingersoll Ave

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