Stand Up - Timiskaming District

Site: Timiskaming 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 Timiskaming 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 Timiskaming District
Eligibility Ages: 65 year(s) and up
Application Registration is required
Languages English
Fees None
Contact Information
Toll Free Phone 1-866-747-4305 Ext 2239
E-Mail demaraisl@timiskaminghu.com
Website www.nelhin.on.ca/en/stayonyourfeet.aspx
Primary Contact Lorna Desmarais, Public Health Promoter
Site Location Timiskaming Health Unit
Located In Community New Liskeard
Address 247 Whitewood Ave, Unit 43
New Liskeard, ON P0J 1P0
 
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Intersection Whitewood Ave and Edith St
Mailing Address PO Box 1090 
New Liskeard, ON P0J 1P0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN)