Program: Falls Prevention and Group Exercise Classes for Seniors
Organizations: Ritz Lutheran Villa
Mitchell and Area Community Outreach
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 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: None
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Older adults * people with mobility issues
Application: Call to register * no referral required
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible      Wheelchair Accessible
Languages: English
Area(s) Served: Mitchell and Area
Contact Information
Address: 4118A Rd 164, RR 5
Mitchell, ON
N0K 1N0
Map
Intersection: Frances St and St George St
Executives: Vicky Wolfe Hinz - Manager of Outreach Services

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