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Mt. Airy – A Matter of Balance

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Date(s) - 10/16/2018 - 12/04/2018
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Jones Family Resource Center


Event Phone:   336-415-4225

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), Tuesdays, October 16, 23, 30, November 6, 13, 20, 27, December 4, 2018

Time:   10:00 am – 12:00 Noon

Contact:   Jane Surratt      336-415-4225

Last Day to Register Online:   October 9, 2018

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