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ZOOMERS ON THE GO

Volunteer Leader Training Course Videos

We are excited that you are interested in participating in one of our virtual classes! We look forwards to helping you take steps to improve your mobility and maintain your independence.

Chapter 1: Getting Started with Zoomers on the Go

 

In this chapter, you will learn about important information including what to do when you have a new participant, health screening and informed consent!

Chapter 2: Leadership and Communication Sills

 

In this chapter, you will learn about developing a teaching style, different learning styles, formations and cueing.

Chapter 3: How the Body Works

 

In this chapter, you will learn about how our bodies move, the skeletal system, muscular system, breathing and posture.

Chapter 4: Zoomers Class Design and Development

 

In this chapter, you will learn about the design and development of a Zoomers class. This includes how to modify intensity, balance and stretching segments and a sample class.

Chapter 5: Safety

 

This chapter will provide you with general and personal safety information which includes addressing concerns around falls, temperature, liability and scope of practice.

Chapter 6: Focus on Falls

 

In this chapter, you will learn about fall risk factors and how we can reduce falls in older adults

Chapter 7: Physiology of Exercise

 

This chapter touches on aerobic activity, muscle strength and endurance, balance, coordination and physical activity guidelines.

Chapter 8: Aging and Physical Activity

 

In this chapter, you will learn about the importance of physical activity and aging and the benefits of physical activity for older adults.

Chapter 9: Special Considerations and Adaptations

 

This chapter touches on chronic conditions that might be seen in a Zoomers class including arthritis, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoporosis and more.

Chapter 10: Zoomers on the Go Education Information

 

In this chapter, you will learn about medication and falls, eating, sleep, safety while out and about and tips for a successful start of your Zoomers class.

MEDICAL DISCLAIMER

The information contained on this website is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your primary care provider or a qualified healthcare professional with any questions you may have regarding any medical condition, or before beginning any exercise program.

Toll-Free Seniors Information Line 

 

The toll-free Seniors Information Line provides a traditional method of speaking with a bilingual, customer-service oriented telephone agent. For basic information about provincial programs and services for older adults, their family and caregivers please contact:

1-855-550-0552

Tele-Care 

 

If you or someone you know requires non-urgent health advice or information, call Tele-Care. A registered nurse will assess your needs and provide information, education and/or advice as required. For access to this confidential and bilingual toll-free telephone service, 24 hours a day, seven days a week please dial:

8-1-1

For medical emergencies, call  911  immediately or visit your local emergency department.

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