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A Matter of Balance at CareFirst in Painted Post

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CareFirst

3805 Meads Creek Road

Painted Post, NY 14870

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Do you have CONCERNS about FALLING?

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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 practical 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 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

Classes are 1x/week (Thursdays) for 8 weeks for 2 hours each. Workshop is free and includes workbook and snacks.

Space is limited to 14 participants. Lead by Steuben County RSVP volunteers.

A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls Volunteer Lay Leader Model ©2006 This program is based on Fear of Falling: A Matter of Balance. Copyright ©1995 Trustees of Boston University.

A Matter of Balance Lay Leader Model A Matter of Balance Lay Leader Model was developed by a grant from the Administration on Aging (#90AM2780).

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