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Burlington – A Matter of Balance

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Date(s) - 05/15/2017 - 07/17/2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Willows


Event Phone:   336-223-0014

Description:   A Matter of Balance is designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels among older adults.

This program includes eight two hour sessions for a small group led by two trained facilitators. This is a nationally recognized program that was developed at the Royal Center at Boston University.

During the class, participants learn to: 1) View falls as controllable, 2) set goals for increasing activity, 3) make changes to reduce fall risk at home, and 4) exercise to increase strength and balance.

Dates:   8 classes (1 x week) – Mondays – May 15, 22, June 5, 12, 19, 26, July 10, 17
(skipping May 29th and July 3rd to observe national holidays)

Time:   2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Contact:   Wendy Covington   336-223-0014   Email

Last date to register online:   May 12th, 2017


This event is fully booked.