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The S.M.A.R.T. Exercise Program

The S.M.A.R.T.(Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together) Exercise program is led by a VON Team member, three times each week in the Grand Hall.
Click Here for the poster
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 The S.M.A.R.T Exercise Video

videoCamA video recording of The S.M.A.R.T.(Seniors Maintaining Active Roles Together) Exercise program is available here:


Viewing the Video:

  • To view the video, click on the video link (below), then
  • Start the video and click the ‘Full Screen’ icon at the lower right corner of the video window (on the black band below the video).
  • To return to this view during or after the video, close the video window.
Click here to view the VON S.M.A.R.T. Exercise Program video

The VON S.M.A.R.T. Exercise Program video is also on Channel 4 – on our local cable TV system. The video is run on a daily schedule so that residents can complete the program each day.
The Channel 4 Schedule is available on Channel 5 and on our website.


 Preventing Falls

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Other Resource Information

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This page includes a variety of links to the printed handouts that are part of the series of 12 presentations on Preventing Falls, by Erika Howe, Kinesiologist, VON.
The second table provides links to an assortment of additional resources.

 

Preventing Falls

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Erika Howe, Kinesiologist, VON

This series of presentations by Erika Howe started on March 2, 2015 and ran each Monday and Wednesday for five weeks, in the Grand Hall.
All were welcome to attend Erika’s highly informative and skillfully presented talks.

Select each link in the table below, for a printable PDF of the identified handout document.

Each session was video recorded and the videos links are in the table, below. 
 

Preventing Falls –  The Video Series

Viewing a video:

  • To start a video click on the video link (right column), then click on the video window.
  • Scroll down to the lower edge of the video and Click the ‘Full Screen’ icon at the lower right corner of the video window.
  • To return to this view during or after the video, close the video window.
  • The table is sortable by clicking the up or down arrows at the top right of each column.
  • The table is searchable and will display only rows  which include the search term.

Presentation
Date
Handout TitleClick a link below for the Video
Monday,
March 2
Day 1: Legend of the Fall and Chronic IllnessesClick for Part 1 of 12
Wednesday,
March 4
Day 2: Muscle and Bone HealthClick for Part 2 of 12
Monday,
March 9
Day 3: HypertensionClick for Part 3 of 12
Wednesday,
March 11
Day 4: It Just Keeps Changing - Vision and HearingClick for Part 4 of 12
Monday,
March 16
Day 5: Those Darn Feet Click for Part 5 of 12
Wednesday,
March 18
Day 6: Mental Health and Dealing with Grief
Day 6: Mental Health and Sleep Disturbances
Day 6: Progressive Muscle Relaxation - Part 1
Day 6: Progressive Muscle Relaxation - Part 2
Click for Part 6 of 12
Monday,
March 23
Day 7: Medication Use
Day 7: Questionnaire on Medication Use
Click for Part 7 of 12
Wednesday,
March 25
Day 8: The World Around Us
Click for Part 8 of 12
Monday,
March 30
Note: Day 9 and Day 10 were combined on Monday, March 30.
Day 9: Assistive Devices and Mobility Aids
Day 10: Nutrition and Urinary Incontinence
Click for
Parts 9 & 10 of 12
Wednesday,
April 1
Note: Day 11 and Day 12 were combined on Wednesday, April 1.
Day 11 Arthritis and Balance
Day 12: How are YOU going to Prevent a Fall? - Goal Setting
Day 12: How to Get Up From a Fall and the Importance of Exercise
Click for
Parts 11 & 12 of 12

Additional Resources…

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Select a link in the table below, to a printable PDF of the indicated document.

ItemHandout
Title
1
Home Safety Checklist
2
Checklist For Better Sleep
3
CSEP - Adults Exercise Guidelines
4
Do I Need a Vitamin and Mineral Supplement
5
kibm (Knowledge is the Best Medecine)
6
Nutrition Label Facts
7
Portion Size References
8
Sodium Fact Sheet
9
What to do if You Fall
10
Learning to Read Food Labels

 

and even more Resources…

Erika has provided the following links to some of her chosen websites, which you should find helpful…sign_prevent_falls


 and some great videos…