Stand Up - Cochrane District

Site: Iroquois Falls - Recreation 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 Iroquois Falls
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 Porcupine Health Unit 1-800-461-1818
E-Mail bfinner@iroquoisfalls.com
Website www.nelhin.on.ca/en/stayonyourfeet.aspx
Primary Contact Bryan Finner
Located In Community Iroquois Falls
Address 729 Synagogue Ave
Iroquois Falls, ON P0K 1E0
 
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Intersection Synagogue Ave and Cambridge Ave
Physical Access Designated parking at entrance
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care -- North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN)