Santé Montréal

STAND UP! program

If you are over 65, are afraid of falling or have fallen recently...

The STAND UP! program can help prevent falls.

Proven effective, STAND UP! is part of a continuum of services designed to prevent falls and fractures among independent seniors living at home.

STAND UP! helps improve seniors’ quality of life by bolstering their confidence in managing falls and enabling them to stay physically active.

The program is led by a qualified professional. It is designed to ensure participants’ safety and adapted to their capabilities.

Take part in the STAND UP! program to increase your strength and gain confidence

  • Improve your balance and coordination
  • Increase your leg strength
  • Learn to recognize and change situations that put you at risk of falling
  • Increase your level of physical activity
  • Take advantage of an opportunity to meet people and exchange with them

About the program

Lasts 12 weeks

  • Group exercises twice a week to improve balance
  • Information messages
  • Easy exercises to do by yourself at home
  • Led by a trained, qualified professional
  • FREE!

Places offering the program and Registration

To register for STAND UP!, contact your CLSC

Not sure which CLSC is yours?

Enter your postal code to find your CLSC.

 

Was the information on this page useful to you?.

Last Update : 09 May 2019