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Huntersville, N.Meck Senior Center – A Matter of Balance

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 03/05/2019 - 04/23/2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location
North Meck Senior Center

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Event Phone:   980-314-1127

Description:

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 (1 x week) – Tuesdays – March 5, 12, 19, 26, April 2, 9, 16 and 23, 2019

Time:   2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Contact:   North Mecklenburg Senior Center   980-314-1127

Leaders:   Whitney Bennington

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