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Woodfin – A Matter of Balance – YMCA

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Date(s) - 06/08/2017 - 07/27/2017
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Woodfin YMCA


Event Phone:    828 575 2904

Description:   Free 8 Session Series

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 (1 x week) – Thursdays – June 1st to July 20th, 2017

Time:   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

To Register:   Diane Saccone   (P) 828 575 2904    (E)