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Date:
April 1, 2024
Time:
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location:

Shrewsbury YMCA

Address:
100 Constitution Avenue
Shrewsbury, PA 17360
Contact:
717-487-2752
Email:
Cost:
No Cost
Instructor doing exercises with seniors
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A Matter of Balance Class

Monday, April 1, 2024

A Matter of Balance is an award-winning program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase the activity levels of older adults who have concerns about falls. This class has 8 sessions. You should attend all sessions. Mondays & Wednesdays April 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 2024

This program utilizes volunteer coaches to teach 8, 2-hour classes where participants learn to:

  • View falls and fear of falling as controllable
  • Set realistic goals for increasing activity
  • Change their environment to reduce fall risk factors
  • Promote exercise to increase strength and balance

Who Should Attend?

  • Anyone 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
  • Anyone age 60 or older, ambulatory and able to problem-solve.
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