McMaster Aging Portal

McMaster Optimal Aging Portal

As part of our LiveWell partnership, McMaster has set up a link specific for the YMCA to view the Optimal Aging Portal. This fantastic site is filled with evidence based information on health and aging.

Woman working with LiveWell health management associate.
Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination: As of September 22, 2021, the Province of Ontario requires that all individuals* entering a gym facility, present proof of being fully vaccinated at every visit. Fully vaccinated is defined as 14 days after second dose. Proof of vaccination must be presented with government-issued ID. Children under 12 years of age are exempt.

Dealing with health challenges can be difficult. YMCA LiveWell are supervised exercise and information programs delivered in partnership with Hamilton Health Sciences and McMaster University. LiveWell can help you enhance your health while managing specific chronic health conditions.

Please note that some programs require a physician referral.

 

Hydrotherapy - LiveWell

Rehabilitative exercises at your own pace, using a variety of equipment like water weights or floatation belts. Ideal for those with hip, knee, bone & joint issues or other medical conditions. Everyone is welcome. Flamborough Family YMCA Monday: 1:00-1:45pm Wednesday: 1:00-1:45pm Laurier Brantford YMCA Tuesday: 10:45-11:30am Thursday:10:45-11:30am Ron Edwards Family YMCA Tuesday: 1:15-2:15pm...

Pilates - LiveWell

Build your strength, flexibility, and develop control through the use of stabilization, alignment and breathing techniques. May include the use of equipment to accelerate the development of core strength and proper body alignment. Suitable for all levels. Laurier Brantford YMCA Friday: 9:15-10:15am Les Chater Family YMCA Wednesday:11:15am-12:00pm Friday: 11:15am-12:00pm

Walk Fit

A gentle, low-impact workout that uses Activator walking poles. Working with walking poles reduces impact on your joints and can improve the strength and coordination of your upper body. A doctor's referral is required. Les Chater Family YMCA Wednesday: 1:00-1:45pm Flamborough Family YMCA Monday:12:30-1:15pm Wednesday:12:30-1:15pm Friday: 12:30-1:15pm Ron Edwards Family YMCA Monday:...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

As part of our LiveWell partnership, McMaster has set up a link specific for the YMCA to view the Optimal Again Portal. This fantastic site is filled with evidence based information on health and aging. If you are interested in what this website has to offer, click here.

 

As part of our LiveWell partnership, McMaster has set up a link specific for the YMCA to view the Optimal Aging Portal. This fantastic site is filled with evidence based information on health and aging. - See more at: https://ymcahbb.ca/cms/getdoc/99984732-3cd8-4609-818d-0cc62af1abae/Health-Management.aspx?viewmode=3&showpanel=1&lang=en-CA&langobjectlifetime=request#sthash.U0H2TDON.dpuf
As part of our LiveWell partnership, McMaster has set up a link specific for the YMCA to view the Optimal Aging Portal. This fantastic site is filled with evidence based information on health and aging. - See more at: https://ymcahbb.ca/cms/getdoc/99984732-3cd8-4609-818d-0cc62af1abae/Health-Management.aspx?viewmode=3&showpanel=1&lang=en-CA&langobjectlifetime=request#sthash.U0H2TDON.dpuf