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A Matter of Balance

March 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Classes held every Wednesday from 10:00AM - 12:00PM March 13th through May 1st.
A Matter of Balance

Do you have concerns about falling?

Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. A Matter of Balance is an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels.

This program emphasizes strategies to manage falls.

You will learn to:

  • View falls as controllable
  • Set goals for increasing activity
  • Make changes to reduce fall risks at home
  • Exercise to increase strength and balance

Who should attend?

  • Anyone at least 60 years old and concerned about falls
  • Anyone interested in improving balance, flexibility and strength
  • Anyone who has fallen in the past
  • Anyone who has restricted activities because of falling concerns
Snacks and refreshments will be served

A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls

This program is based on Fear of Falling: A Matter of Balance. Copyright © 1995 Trustees of Boston University. All rights reserved. Used and adapted with permission of Boston University.

A Matter of Balance Lay Leader Model

Recognized for Innovation and Quality in Healthcare and Aging, 2006, American Society on Aging. A Matter of Balance Lay Leader Model was developed by a grant from the Administration on Aging (#90AM2780).

Please register for this program series by contacting Mandy Krebs at (903) 813-3507

Details

Date:
March 13
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Organizer

Mandy Krebs
Phone:
(903) 813-3507
Email:
mkrebs@texoma.cog.tx.us

Venue

TEAM Center
806 W. 16th Street
Bonham, TX 75418 United States
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Phone:
(903) 583-1264
Website:
http://www.texomahousing.org