An initiative of The N.C. Center for Health & Wellness at UNC Asheville | Statement of Compassion & Inclusion

Asheville (Biltmore Park) – A Matter of Balance

Loading Map....

Date(s) - 10/04/2017 - 11/29/2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Reuter Family YMCA


Event Phone:   828-251-7438

Description:   Managing Concerns About Falling

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:   Wednesdays, October 4th through November 29th

Time:   10:00 am to 12:00 Noon

To register, contact: or 828-251-7438