Keeping yourself healthy is important. Here are some community wellness clinics just for you:
- Blood Pressure Clinics – FREE, sponsored by the Upper Grand Family Health Team
Held usually the first Wednesday of each month from 10:30 am - 12:00 pm at the Victoria Park Seniors Centre. Kelley Eves, Nurse Specialist – Metabolic Care with the Upper Grand Family Health Team, will check your blood pressure and provide information on how to control your blood pressure. No appointment needed – simply drop-in!
- Canadian Hearing Society Clinics
- Hearing Screening Assessments (to identify the possibility of hearing loss, free ½ hour appointment)
- Hearing Seminar on various topics.
Contact Victoria Park Seniors' Centre
- Chair Massage
Join specialized certified practitioner, Christine Brown the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month from 9:00 am – 12:00 Noon, for a relaxing chair massage. Reduce tension, stress, headaches, stiff necks, backaches and increase circulation. (No removal of clothes or oils used). To book your appointment, call the Victoria Park Seniors' Centre. The cost is $10 for a 10-minute appointment.
- CNIB Low Vision Clinic - FREE!
A CNIB Low Vision Specialist is at Victoria Park Seniors' Centre on the 3rd Tuesday of every month from 9:30 am-12:30 pm. To book an appointment, please call Ruby van Eeken of the CNIB at 1-800-265-4127 ext. 5164.
- Everyday Matters – FREE!
A professional confidential consultation offering understanding and coaching about everyday matters to seniors. Call the Victoria Park Seniors Centre to book your appointment with Jack Watkins, B.A., M.S.W., a senior counsellor with over 40 years counselling experience.
- Foot Care Clinics
It's important to prevent and treat foot problems. Appointments are on Tuesdays (and some Fridays) from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm at a cost of $25. To book your appointment, call the Reception Desk at the Victoria Park Seniors' Centre. Bring a small towel with you. Please allow a minimum of 24 hours if you need to cancel an appointment so that we have time to contact someone on the waiting list.
- Reflexology – Hand and Foot
Deeply relaxing, reflexology works the reflex points in your feet and hands that relate to different organs and areas of your body. Circulation is improved to facilitate balance within the body. You will leave feeling relaxed and yet having renewed energy. Service provided by Certified Reflexologist, Karen Murtagh. To book your afternoon appointment, call the Victoria Park Seniors' Centre. Mondays (afternoons) and Thursday (mornings). The cost is $30 for a 30 minute appointment. Call for dates.
Private Fitness Assessments or Stretching – NEW
Do you notice changes in your posture or joint aches and pains? New this session, Kelly Offer is introducing half hour or one hour personal sessions including personal training, Fascial Stretch Therapy and/or Pilates. Get a movement assessment and program based on the outcome. This will also help guide you in making a choice of fitness programs offered at the Centre. Improve your posture, reduce chronic pain, strengthen your weak spots and mobilize your tight ones. Develop a better awareness of your body. Cost: $35/half hour or $60/hour private appointment with Kelly Offer. Call the Centre to book your appointment 519.846.9691 x204.
Tuesday afternoons. Appointments available 1:00-4:00 pm