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Matthews – A Matter of Balance

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Date(s) - 02/07/2017 - 03/02/2017
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Novant Health - Matthews Medical Center


Event Phone:   (704) 384-3557


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 & Thursdays – February 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, and March 2, 2017

Time:   1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Contact:   Karla Ennis   704-384-3557