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Matter of Balance
May 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesdays, May 11-June 29, 10:00am-12:00pm, In-Person @ WSC
A Matter of Balance consists of eight two-hour sessions for groups of 10-12 participants. Sessions are held in community sites such as senior centers, senior housing, libraries, etc. The class utilizes a variety of activities to address physical, social, and cognitive factors affecting fear of falling and to learn fall prevention strategies. The activities include group discussion, problem-solving, skill building, assertiveness training, videotapes, sharing practical solutions and exercise training.
During the class, participants learn to:
view falls and fear of falling as controllable
set realistic goals for increasing activity
change their environment to reduce fall risk factors
promote exercise to increase strength and balance
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