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Lexington – A Matter of Balance

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Date(s) - 03/20/2017 - 04/12/2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Lexington Senior Center


Event Phone:   (336) 242-2290

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 (2 x week) – Mondays and Wednesdays – March 20, 22, 27, 29, April 3, 5, 10, 12

Time:   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Contact:   Stefanie Poore   (336) 242-2290   Email

Last date to register online:  March 13, 2017


This event is fully booked.