North Simcoe Muskoka Specialized Geriatric Services

Site: Barrie - Cundles Rd

Service: Seniors CARE Exercise Program

Record #: BAR1759
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 28 Feb 2022


Description (Service)
  • Group exercise classes 2 times/week for 10- 12 weeks with a focus on balance, coordination, upper and lower extremity strengthening
  • Each class is up to 2 hours in length, with time dedicated to exercise, cognitive stimulation and education
  • Delivered by Registered Kinesiologists and virtual option available

Offered in partnership with Barrie Community Health Centre, Couchiching Family Health Team and the North Simcoe Family Health Team.

Service Details

Hours Vary
Areas Served Barrie ; Midland ; Orillia ; Penetanguishene
Eligibility Frail Older Adults (Clinical Frailty Scale 4-6). Must have medical clearance to participate and must meet the following criteria:
  • recent loss of functional ability, including decline in one or more ADLs/ IADLs related to medical condition or life event
  • at risk for admission into long-stay LTCH bed or hospitalization, as result of the functional loss
  • has potential to regain some/all of the functional loss through participation in the classes
  • has cognitive ability to participate/follow instructions
  • tolerance to participate and willingness/ability to attend classes

Priority is given to those meeting the eligibility criteria and being discharged from Acute Care of the Elderly (ACE) beds, Complex Continuing Care (CCC) beds, Convalescent Care Program (CCP) beds and patients of the SGS program.
Application Call or email
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
190 Cundles Rd E
Suite 205
Barrie, ON
Canada L4M 4S5
Intersection St Vincent St and Cundles Rd E
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-417-2192, Central Intake
Toll Free Phone 1-866-594-0010, Central Intake
Fax 705-792-4614
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Primary Contact Susan French, Communictions Officer; Email:

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