The Township of Greater Madawaska

Senior Exercise Falls Prevention Program in Calabogie

Through the Champlain Community Care Access Center, there is a senior exercise Falls Prevention Program being offered twice a week in Calabogie from 8:30 - 9:30 am. During the summer months it is held Tuesdays and Thursdays at Barnet Park and during the rest of the year it is held Mondays and Wednesdays at the Calabogie Community Centre.This program is Heart Wise Certified and is free for those over the age of 65 or for those with a physical disability. It is funded through the Ministry of Ontario. The program is a "chair program", so all exercises are carried out sitting or standing using a chair for support. There is no equipment involved. This program started the end of April 2014 with about 7-8 participants. Now the program has grown and typically there have been 15-19 participating.

For further information please contact Susan Veale, Wellness Natural Health Centre

Phone: 613-752-1540

Website: http://wellnessnaturalhealthcentre.com

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