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Program: Falls Prevention and Group Exercise Classes for Seniors  
Organization: Victorian Order of Nurses - Middlesex-Elgin
Middlesex-Strathroy Office
Phone Numbers: 519-245-3170
Toll-Free: 1-800-265-7058
Fax: 519-245-3164
274 Head St N
Strathroy, ON
N7G 4L7
Intersection: Head St N and Kittridge Ave E
Location: Strathroy
Accessibility: Partially Accessible    Partially Accessible
Accessibility Notes: Some class sites are wheelchair accessible * call for specifics
Hours: As scheduled * contact for specific times
Service Description: Group exercise and falls prevention classes for older adults and people with mobility issues and chronic conditions * aims to improve strength and balance to prevent injury and falls

Classes are instructed by volunteers and staff trained in Seniors Fitness Instructor Course through the Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging and/or the VON SMART® (Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together) program

There are 3 levels of classes:

Low Mobility
  • offered in retirement homes (may be open to community members)
  • designed to support improvement for those with limited mobility
  • classes are primarily seated with standing components as tolerated

Mid Mobility
  • offered in community and retirement settings
  • designed for those with a moderate level of ability
  • class is a mix of both standing and seated components

High Mobility
  • offered in community settings
  • designed for those with a moderate to vigorous level of ability
  • provides the option to participate at a higher level of intensity

Meeting: Class Locations:

Ailsa Craig

  • Coldstream Community Centre

  • Delaware Community Centre (both mid and high mobility)


  • Glencoe Area Auditorium (mid mobility)

  • Ilderton Community Centre

  • Komoka United Church (mid mobility)


Mount Brydges
  • Royal Canadian Legion



  • Thorndale Community Centre

Fees: Free
Application: Call for more information or to be assessed
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Adults 55 years and older
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Strathroy and Adelaide-Metcalfe (Rural Middlesex)  
See Also: Exercise and Falls Prevention Programs
Parkinson's Disease

This information was last completely updated on April 5, 2018

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