Fall prevention program

Stand UP! fall prevention program - autumn 2019

The Stand Up! program is a 12-week intensive fall prevention program for people 65 years of age and older. The program aims to improve balance, flexibility and physical strength, helps to keep bones healthy, and allows seniors to gain confidence in their movements. The program consists of group sessions led by a kinesiologist twice a week.

Overview of certain criteria for admission to the Stand Up! program:

  • being mobile without the help of a walker, or a three or four wheeled scooter
  • ability to walk for a distance of around 200 meters without shortness of breath
  • no major cognitive or motor impairment

For the autumn 2019 session, the Stand Up! Program will be offered at the following locations in the CLSC de Côte-des-Neiges, Métro and Parc-Extension territory. Registration is done directly with the organization hosting the session.

Westmount

Contactivity
4695 de Maisonneuve Boulevard West
514-932-2326
September 16 to December 9, 2019
Schedule: Monday 9:15-10:15 a.m. and Thursday 3:00-4:00 p.m.
Registration: in progress

Town of Mont-Royal

Recreation, Culture and Community Activities Department
60 Roosevelt Avenue
514-734-2928
September 17 to December 5, 2019
Schedule: Tuesday and Thursday 9:15-10:15 a.m.
Registration online / on site early September: https://mon.accescite.net/66072/en-ca/Home

Downtown (Milton-Parc)

Association récréative Milton-Parc
3555 St-Urbain
514-872-0566
September 16 to December 4, 2019
Schedule: Monday and Wednesday 11:00 a.m.- noon
Registration : August 26 - September 9 
Pre-registration (members): August 21- August 25

Parc-Extension

Loisirs du Parc (Complexe William-Hingston)
419, St-Roch
514-277-6471
September 17 to December 5, 2019
Schedule: Tuesday and Thursday 11:00 a.m.- noon
Registration: in progress

Côte-des-Neiges

Centre Communautaire de Loisir de la Côte-des-Neiges (session in French only)
5347 Côte-des-Neiges Road
514-733-1478 ext. 214
September 16 to December 4, 2019
Schedule: Monday and Wednesday 1:45-2:45 p.m.
Registration online starting at the end of August:  https://www.amilia.com/store/fr/celo/shop/programs

Centre des Aînés Côte-des-Neiges
6600 Victoria Avenue
514-344-1210
September 9 to December 4, 2019
Schedule: Monday 9:45-10:45 a.m. and Wednesday 9:45-11:15 a.m.
Registration: August 26 to August 30, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

For more information

CLSC de Côte-des-Neiges, CLSC Métro and CLSC de Parc-Extension territory
Philippe Briand, Kinesiologist
514-273-3800 ext. 6518

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