Stand Up - Sudbury District

Site: Garson - St John the Evangelist

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 Garson
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
Office Phone 705-673-6227
Toll Free Phone Public Health Sudbury & Districts: 1-866-522-9200
E-Mail peter.marshall@greatersudbury.ca
Website www.nelhin.on.ca/en/stayonyourfeet.aspx
Primary Contact Peter Marshall
Located In Community Garson
Address 255 Church St
Garson, ON P3L 1S6
 
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Intersection Church St and Spruce St
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care -- North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN)