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Jonesville – A Matter of Balance

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Date(s) - 01/23/2017 - 03/13/2017
9:30 am - 11:30 am

Yadkin Valley Senior Center


Event Phone:   (336)526-1087

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) – Mondays – January 23, 30, February 6, 13, 20, 27, March 6, 13, 2017

Time:   9:30 am – 11:30 am

Contact:   Gilda Pruitt   336-526-1087   Email

Last date to register online:   January 20th, 2017


This event is fully booked.