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Winston-Salem – A Matter of Balance

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Date(s) - 02/05/2019 - 03/26/2019
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Forsyth Court Holiday Retirement


Event Phone:   336-723-2006

Description:   A Matter of Balance is a structured group workshop that includes 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, video, sharing practical solutions and exercise training. Each of the eight sessions is two hours in length, including a break. Early sessions focus on changing attitudes and building confidence before attempting changes in actual behavior. The exercises, which begins in the third session, takes about 30 minutes of the session to complete.

Dates:   Sessions are once a week on Tuesdays – February 5, 12, 19, 26, March 5, 12, 19 and 26, 2019

Time:   1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

To register, please contact:   Anita Thames   336-723-2006

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