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Winston-Salem – A Matter of Balance

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Date(s) - 04/07/2017 - 06/02/2017
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Gateway YWCA


Event Phone:   336-354-1589

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) – Fridays – April 7, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2nd

*Note: No class April 14th.

Time:   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Contact:   Constance Poe   336-354-1589   Email

Last date to register online:   April 5th, 2017