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Health and Wellness

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FREE EXERCISE AND FALLS PREVENTION CLASSES

Are you having difficulty with your mobility or balance?

If you answered “yes” why not consider attending one of the many exercise or falls prevention classes we offer throughout the city and county. (a complete schedule is available below)

Benefits

  • Boost your energy and fitness
  • Maintain your independence
  • Improve your confidence
  • Relieve stress
  • Manage symptoms of illness or pain
  • Makes some new friends and have a few laughs
"It's wonderful that the seniors are making new friends and having mental as well as physical stimulation . Keep up the good work." - Susan

Community Care Peterborough provides classes at numerous locations in the City and County of Peterborough. These classes are geared for seniors and are free.

Exercise is the key to staying strong, energetic, and healthy as you get older. And it can even be fun, too. Please click the below links for more information.

  • Locations and Schedule within the City of Peterborough
  • Locations and Schedule in our County locations
  • Getting Started
  • Benefits of Exercise and Falls Prevention
  • Why choose Falls Prevention classes
  • Steps for Home Safety

For more information regarding our local programs, please contact Community Care at 705-742-7067.

For further background information on the Central East LHIN Exercise and Falls Prevention including Physiotherapy Reform or other identified streams CLICK HERE to go directly to their website.

FOOT CLINIC

Did you know that healthy feet are a foundation to maintaining your independence?

Our Foot Care Clinic provides basic foot care which includes skin care and the simple trimming of toe nails. This service will help you to maintain your comfort and mobility.

The Clinic operates two mornings per week at our Peterborough Office location on Hunter Street East. By appointment only.  (September to June)

"This is such a wonderful service for seniors and I am looking forward to my appointment." - Valerie P., age 93, Client since 2009

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Blood pressure clinics are provided regularly by all of our offices. Volunteers will check your blood pressure and pulse, on a first come first served basis, and provide a record to carry. There is no charge for this service.

Many offices provide social drop in opportunities, walking programs as well as a variety of seasonal fitness activities and programs. Check the specific office for current activities. Some fees may apply.

Click below for a full list of local offices for their specific Health and Wellness Programs

Local Offices

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