Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities.
A MATTER OF BALANCE is an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels.
This program emphasizes practical strategies to manage falls.
YOU WILL LEARN TO:
- View falls as controllable
- Set goals for increasing activity
- Make changes to reduce fall risks at home
- Exercise to increase strength and balance.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
- Anyone concerned about falls
- Anyone interested in improving balance, flexibility and strength
- Anyone who has fallen in the past
- Anyone who has restricted activities because of falling concerns.
- Date: Mondays, March 16 – May 4, 2020
- Time: 2 p.m.-4 p.m.
- Classes are held once a week for eight weeks and run for two hours each.
- Place: Adorni Recreation Center 1011 Waterfront Dr. Eureka
- Fees: None
For more information or to register, contact the Adorni center 707-441-4248
A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns about Falls Volunteer Lay Leader Model ©2006 This program is based on Fear of Falling: A Matter of Balance. Copyright ©1995 Trustees of Boston University. All rights reserved. Used and adapted by permission of Boston University. A Matter of Balance Lay Leader Model Recognized for Innovation and Quality in Healthcare and Aging, 2006, American Society on Aging. A Matter of Balance Lay Leader Model was developed by a grant from the Administration on Aging (#90AM2780).
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