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Mecklenburg – A Matter of Balance – Virtually

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Date(s) - 05/25/2021 - 06/17/2021
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation


Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation is the provider.  This workshop will be presented virtually, online.


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, videos, 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:     Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 25 to June 17, 2021

Time:     1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

To register, please contact:     Isaac Moore at 980-314-1127

Instructors:     Isaac Moore and Trinette Mumford