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A Matter of Balance Classes

From: Tuesday 22 May 2018 at 09:30am
To: Tuesday 22 May 2018 at 11:30am

NOTE:  This is one class of 8 sessions.  Pre-registration is required.  Follow this link for future start dates of classes.

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.  Trained volunteer coaches teach the program in a variety of community settings.

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

A Matter of Balance is taught in eight 2-hour sessions.  The York County Area Agency on Aging, in partnership with the Falls Free Coalition of York County, is offering this session of classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  The class size is small, with a limit of 12 participants.  There is no charge for the classes.

Please call Megan Craley at (717) 771-9610 to register or for more information.

 

Location : West Manchester Township Building, 380 East Berlin Road, York

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