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Burlington – A Matter of Balance

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Date(s) - 01/11/2018 - 03/01/2018
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Kernodle Senior Center


Event Phone:   336-222-5135

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 sessions (1 x week) – Thursdays – January 11, 18, 25, February 1, 8, 15, 22 and March 1st, 2018

Time:   1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Contact:   Jane Smith     336-222-5135

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This event is fully booked.