Gerofit Program - Canandaigua VA Medical Center
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Canandaigua VA Medical Center

 

Gerofit Program

Gerofit Program

Veterans participating in the Gerofit can improve their overall health, have fun exercising, meet new friends and comrades, lose weight and boost energy.

Monday, January 13, 2014

CANANDAIGUA VA MEDICAL CENTER “GEROFIT” PROGRAM
Facility-based exercise and health promotion program for Veterans over 65

The Canandaigua VA Medical Center and Rochester VA Outpatient Clinic are introducing to area Veterans a new facility-based exercise and health promotion program.
“Gerofit” is a supervised exercise program for eligible Veterans age 65 years old and older. The program encourages physical activity, shows how to reduce the risk of falls, and improves the ability to move and be active.
“Gerofit” offers: 
• Group exercise classes
• Strength training
• Balance exercises
• Flexibility exercises
• Cardio heart fitness

Each participant in the program has an individualized exercise prescription and workout routine, based on their medical history, exercise status, physical limitations, goals, and personal likes and dislikes. 

Veterans participating in the “Gerofit” can improve their overall health, have fun exercising, meet new friends and comrades, lose weight and boost energy.

For more information regarding “Gerofit” enrollment, please contact Teri Kopp, Rehabilitation Supervisor at 585-463-2600 ext. 32517 or e-mail @ Teresa.kopp@va.gov.

The Canandaigua VA Medical Center is located at 400 Fort Hill Avenue Canandaigua, NY. 
The Rochester VA Outpatient “Gerofit” program is located at 1867 Mt. Hope Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620. 

Check the Canandaigua VA Medical Center News Room @ http://www.canandaigua.va.gov/news/index.asp for more upcoming events. 

Visit the Canandaigua VA Facebook Page @ http://www.facebook.com/VACanandaigua

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