Programs for Fall Prevention

Stand Up Classes In Sault Ste. Marie:

  • Great Northern Retirement Home are on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, at 9:30 a.m.
  • Red Cross, Tuesday and Thursday, at 1 p.m.
  • Northern Community Centre, Tuesday and Thursday, 10:45 a.m.
  • Royal Canadian Legion Branch 25, Tuesday and Thursday, 9:45 a.m.
  • Sault Ste. Marie Public Library, main branch, Tuesday and Thursday, 2:30 p.m.

In Thessalon:

  • PHARA Westwind Shores, Tuesday and Thursday, noon

In Bruce Mines:

  • Light Haven Retirement Home Monday and Wednesday, 1:30 p.m.
  • Bruce Mines Community Hall, Monday and Wednesday, noon.

In Echo Bay:

  • Laird Community Hall, Monday and Thursday, at 10 a.m.

In Wawa:

  • Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre Monday at 10 a.m. and Friday at 1 p.m.

In Blind River:

  • North Shore Health Network on Tuesday and Thursday, 1:30 p.m.

In Richards Landing:

  •  Dr. Harold S. Trefry Memorial Centre, Monday at 10 a.m. and Thursday at 1 p.m.

Contact Helen Kwolek by phone at 1-866-892-0172, ext. 3125, or e-mail at hkwolek@algomapublichealth.com for details regarding the Stand Up! program.

Stay On Your Feet brochure: http://sault.safecommunities.parachutecanada.org/files/Stay_On_Your_Feet_Brochure-_Edited_Version1.pdf

Stay On Your Feet article: http://www.saultstar.com/2018/01/03/ne-lhin-seniors-program-emphasizes-exercise-socializing

Stand Up exercise program for fall prevention:http://sault.safecommunities.parachutecanada.org/files/Stand_Up_Brochure1.pdf

Older adults, exercise, and injury: http://horizon.parachutecanada.org/en/article/older-adults-exercise-injury/

Updated November 7, 2018