Other Self-Management Programs




Living with Stroke:


The Heart & Stroke Living with Stroke program is a community based support and educational program designed for

stroke survivors and their care givers. This program focuses on helping both survivors and caregivers gain confidence

in managing the challenges of living with stroke. This is a free 6 week program! The sessions are 2 hours and are led by

a healthcare professional.


Some topics that will be covered include:

- Understanding stroke

- Physical challenges and changes

- Emotions and depression

- Activites and relationships


To register or for more information on dates please call Nancy at: 519-743-5201 extension: 255 or visit www.csnstroke.ca



Diabetes Fit:


This program is for those individuals diagnosed with prediabetes, type 2 diabetes or at risk for diabetes.

It is an 8-week long program that includes a mix of education and exercise.

Participants also recieve a FREE YMCA membership for the duration of the program. You may access the YMCA

outside of the program hours.


Some topics that will be covered include:

- Diet

- Foot care

- SMART goal setting

- Exercise guidelines


                                                   For Programs in Cambridge:                                               



                                                   For Programs in Kitchener: 


                                                   To register for a program, call 519-743-5201 #255 or click here








Arthritis Self-Management Pain Program:


Increase your understanding and learn new ways to cope with your Arthritis!


This program helps participants:


- Better understand their arthritis

- Learn ways to cope with chronic pain

- Take a more active role in managing their arthritis






120 Over 80 Wellness Series


120 over 80 is the ideal blood pressure for adults wishing to have good health.

It is just one of many metrics you can use to lead a healthier life. 

This series offered by the AR Kaufman Family YMCA offers interactive evening presentations on a wide range of health topics.









SMART Program

(Seniors Maintaining Active Roles together)


The SMART program is a national, evidence based gentle exercise and falls prevention program to assist older adults in maintaining or improving their functional fitness and independence.


Functional fitness is about strength, endurance, balance and flexibility.


To find  programs available in your community, click here