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 2022 session, the Stand-Up! program will be offered at the following locations on the territory of the RLS des CLSC Côte-des-Neiges, Métro and Parc-Extension: 

Downtown (Milton Park) :

Centre communautaire des Galeries du Parc
3590, Jeanne-Mance
(514) 872-0566 ext. 0
Session : September 12th to December 5th 2022
Schedule : Mon 10am-11am, Wed 10am-11:30am
Registrations : Mid-August 2022 in person, by phone or at  amilia.com

Westmount :

Contactivity
4695, Maisonneuve West
(514) 932-2326
Session: September 12th to December 5th 2022
Schedule: Mon 1:30pm-2:30pm, Wed 1:30pm-3pm
Registrations : By phone or at  contactivitycentre.org

Outremont :

Académie de Danse d’Outremont
999, Mc Eachran (CCI)
(514) 276-6060
Session : September 13th to November 30th 2022
Schedule : Tue 11am-12pm, Thu 11am-12:30pm
Registrations : Mid-August 2022 by phone or at  amilia.com

Additional information:

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

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