Stand Up - Algoma District

Site: Algoma Public Health

Service: Stand Up Fall Prevention Program Administration

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Description & Services
Description (Agency) Group exercise program offered twice a week for 12 weeks in various locations in the Algoma District
Agency Services
Description (Service)
  • Administers the program which offers a free group exercise program twice a week for 12 weeks in various locations for adults 65 years of age and older who are concerned about their balance or have had a fall 
  • Exercises are designed to: 
    • build balance, strength and flexibility  
    • increase leg strength 
    • increase mobility 
    • practice and maintain good posture 
    • reduce the risk of falling
     
  • Program also teaches: 
    • simple exercises to do at home 
    • how to choose proper footwear 
    • how to adapt the home and adopt safe behaviour 
    • safely use medications 
    • be more active
Hours Office hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Program hours vary by location
Areas Served Algoma District
Eligibility Ages: 65 year(s) and up
Application Registration is required
Languages English
Contact Information
Toll Free Phone 1-866-892-0172
E-Mail hkwolek@algomapublichealth.com
Website www.nelhin.on.ca/en/stayonyourfeet.aspx
Site Location Algoma Public Health
Located In Community Sault Ste. Marie
Address 294 Willow Ave
Sault Ste Marie, ON P6B 0A9
 
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Intersection Willow Ave and Malabar Dr
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN)