Free exercise and falls prevention classes

Lifemark Seniors Wellness in partnership with Acclaim Health and Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network is offering FREE exercise classes, falls prevention and osteoporosis programs for seniors, older adults with disabilities and those that suffer from chronic illness.

We are offering a variety of programs throughout the region and encourage you to take advantage! If you are looking to improve strength, balance, endurance and improve your ability to perform activities around your home and reduce your risk of falling call us at 1-877-696-1620 for more information.

Lifemark Seniors Wellness services include:

  • This 12-week program focuses on providing a consistent approach to prevent and manage falls, reduce injuries associated with falls and improve safety within the participant's home.
  • The program will consist of a pre and post assessment, education, and exercise
  • The 1-hour program twice a week will include 15 minutes of educational discussion of various topics related to falls with 30 minutes of exercise that will focus on improve balance, increase strength, flexibility, and agility
  • Participants must be able to attend 2 – 1-hour classes every week for 12 weeks
  • To Register please call our toll-free number 1-877-696-1620
  • For participants with the diagnosis of Osteopenia or Osteoporosis, at risk for Osteoporosis or those with a history of Osteoporosis
  • The 12-week program will help educate individuals about falls prevention, the activities and factors that affect bone loss, and exercises that will help maintain and build bone mass.
  • The 35-minute exercise program is geared towards building muscle, improving balance and preventing bone loss 2 times per week
  • Program includes pre and post evaluation, education and exercise
  • Participants must be able to attend 2 – 1-hour classes every week for 12 weeks
  • To Register please call our toll-free number 1-877-696-1620
  • Low-intensity class that is suitable for beginners to intermediate fitness levels
  • Involves exercises that make use of exercise bands, dumbbells, and body weight while in a seated position.
  • This 30-40 minute class will improve flexibility, muscle strength, and endurance!
  • Higher intensity exercise class that involves more standing based exercises.
  • Involves exercises that make use of exercise bands, dumbbells, and body weight.
  • This 30-40 minute class will improve flexibility, muscle strength, and your endurance!
  • Tai Chi is the most popular form of exercise today!
  • The graceful, slow speed movement, coupled with an emphasis on deep breathing and mental focus, creates balance, flexibility and calmness, which relieves stress and allows for the integration of your mind and body.
  • Tai Chi improves balance, strengthens the upper and lower body, improves the immune system, reduces blood pressure, helps to reduce bone loss, helps relieve arthritic pain, promotes faster healing and positively impacts various ailments and conditions
  • This 30 minute – 40 minute class is paired to music to make you groove in your seat!
  • Seated dance helps improve your range of motion and function of your arms and legs. It will also build strength in your core improving your day to day abilities
  • The music will bring out your inner spunk and child to lighten your mood.
  • This 30-40 minute class includes modified yoga postures while seated
  • The gentle movements help improve the function, mobility, and range of motion of the spine and other joints in the body as well as releasing tension in the shoulders, neck, chest, hips lower back
  • Some exercises will also strengthen the core muscles strengthen the shoulders, upper back, thighs, and abdominal muscles.
  • Stretching is a crucial part of healthy living because it not only relieves aches and pains but it provides freedom of movement to perform daily activities such as getting dressed and reaching for an object on a top shelf.
  • Gaining independence through healthy flexibility promotes overall quality of life and should be included in any exercise regime.
  • This 30-40 minute class will include warm up, stretching exercises, and cool down.

Inquiries for group exercise and fall prevention programming:

1-877-696-1620