An initiative of The N.C. Center for Health & Wellness at UNC Asheville

Black Mountain – A Matter of Balance

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 05/02/2019 - 06/20/2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location
Givens Highland Farms Community Room

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Event Phone:   828-450-6678

Description:

A Matter of Balance is a structured group intervention that utilizes a variety of activities to address physical, social and cognitive factors affecting fear of falling and to teach fall prevention strategies. The activities include group discussion, problem-solving, skill building, assertiveness training, videotapes, sharing practical solutions and exercise training. Each of the eight sessions is two hours in length, including a break for light refreshments. Early sessions focus on changing attitudes and self-efficacy before attempting changes in actual behavior. The exercise component, which begins in the third session, takes about 30 minutes of the session to complete.

Dates:   8 sessions (1 x week) – Thursdays – May 2 through June 20, 2019

Time:   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

To register, please contact:   Heather Bauer    828-450-6678   hbauer@homeinstead.com

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