Stand Up - Algoma District

Site: Serpent River First Nations - Lifestyle Centre

Service: Stand Up Fall Prevention Program

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Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Offers a free group exercise program twice a week for 12 weeks 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 Hours of program vary
Areas Served Cutler
Eligibility Ages: 65 year(s) and up 
 
Older adults who have had a fall or are concerned about their balance
Application Registration is required; participants will complete a brief assessment to ensure they are eligible
Languages English
Fees None
Contact Information
Toll Free Phone Algoma Public Health 1-866-892-0172
E-Mail hcc.srfn@eastlink.ca
Website www.nelhin.on.ca/en/stayonyourfeet.aspx
Primary Contact Ashley Middaugh
Alternate Contact Wanda Commanda
Located In Community Cutler
Address 36 Ball Park Rd
Cutler, ON P0P 1B0
 
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Intersection Ball Park Rd and Hwy 17
Physical Access Unknown
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care -- North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN)