Stand Up - Nipissing District

Site: North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit

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 Nipissing 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 Nipissing District
Eligibility Ages: 65 year(s) and up
Application Registration is required
Languages English
Fees None
Contact Information
Toll Free Phone 1-800-563-2808
E-Mail joanna.han@healthunit.ca
Website www.nelhin.on.ca/en/stayonyourfeet.aspx
Site Location North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit
Located In Community North Bay
Address 345 Oak St W
North Bay, ON P1B 2T2
 
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Intersection Oak St W and Cassells St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN)