Fall prevention program Stand-Up!

The Stand-Up! program is a FREE 12-week intensive falls prevention program for people 65 years of age and older.  The program aims to improve balance, flexibility and physical strength, and to help keep bones healthy and build confidence. It consists of group sessions led by a health and exercise professional (kinesiologist), 2 sessions per week.

Overview of criteria to participate to the Stand-Up! program

  • mobilize without walking aids
  • be able to walk a distance of about 200 meters without getting out of breath
  • not have had repeated falls in the last year
  • not have any major cognitive or motor problems
  • be available twice a week for 12 weeks

For the Fall 2023 session, the Stand-Up! program will be offered at the following locations on the territory of the RLS of CLSC Côte-des-Neiges, Métro, Parc-Extension, Benny-Farm et René-Cassin :

French sessions

Côte-des-Neiges :

CELO
5347, Côte-des-Neiges
(514) 733-1478
Session : September 18 to December 6, 2023
Schedule : Monday 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., Wednesday 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Registrations : 514-733-1478, ext. 227

Outremont :

Académie de Danse d’Outremont
999, Mc Eachran (CCI)
(514) 276-6060
Session : September 19 to December 7, 2023
Schedule : Tuesday 11:00 a.m. to noon, Thursday 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Registrations : By phone or at  amilia.com (from August 21)

English sessions

Westmount :

Contactivity
4695, Maisonneuve West
(514) 932-2326
Session: September 19 to December 7, 2023
Schedule: Tuesday 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Thursday 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Registrations : By phone or at  contactivitycentre.org

Notre-Dame-De-Grâce :

CLSC de Benny-Farm
6484, Monkland
(514) 273-3800, ext. 6518
Session : September 18 to December 6, 2023
Schedule : Monday 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., Wednesday 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Registrations : By phone
 

Additional information

Philippe Briand, kinesiologist
CIUSSS du Centre-Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal
(514) 273-3800 ext. 6518

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