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Burlington – A Matter of Balance

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Date(s) - 02/07/2017 - 03/02/2017
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 classes (2 x a week) – Tuesdays and Thursdays – February 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28 and March 2, 2017

Time:   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Contact:   Jane Smith   (336) 222-5135   Email

Last date to register online:   January 31st, 2017


This event is fully booked.