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Dallas – A Matter of Balance – Tues & Thurs

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Date(s) - 09/11/2018 - 10/04/2018
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Gaston County Senior Center


Event Phone:   704.922.2170


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 (2 x week) – Tuesdays and Thursdays – September 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27, October 2 and 4, 2018

Time:   1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Contact:   Gaston County Senior Center   704.922.2170

Leaders:   TBD

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