Do You Have Concerns about Falling?

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.

Details:

  • 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).

Americans with Disabilities Act: The County does not discriminate on the basis of disabilities in services, programs, activities or employment. Persons with disabilities requiring special assistance or accommodations, contact 707-268-2132.

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