Program: Falls Prevention and Group Exercise Classes for Seniors
Organization: Spruce Lodge Continuum of Care
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:

Level  1
-Stay Fit

  • offered in community setting
  • designed to support improvement for those with limited mobility
  • classes are primarily seated with standing components as tolerated

Level 2
-Mid Level
  • offered in community settings
  • designed for those with a moderate level of ability
  • class is a mix of both standing and seated components

Level 3
-Strengthening and Balance
  • 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: Adults 60 years and older *those with mobilty and balance issues
Application: Call to register * no referral required
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible      Wheelchair Accessible
Contact Information
Address: 643 W Gore St
Stratford, ON
N5A 1L4
Map
Intersection: John St S and W Gore St
Contacts: Janine Hamilton - Support Services Manger
519-271-4090 ext 2212 * janineh@sprucelodge.on.ca
Lindsay Otto - Falls Prevention Coordinator/Nurising Rehab
519-271-4090 x2247

This information is provided by thehealthline.ca. It was last completely updated on: 9/15/2017

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