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A Matter of Balance

October 6, 2020 - October 29, 2020

Virtual Event Series

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2 – 4 p.m. (8 sessions)

A Matter of Balance is a FREE workshop for older adults that are at risk of falling of whose fear of falling has limited their activities.

This session will teach participants practical coping strategies to reduce their fear of falling. These strategies include:

Viewing falls and fear of falling as controllable

Setting realistic goals for increasing activity

Recognizing environmental fall risk factors

Learning strength and balance exercises

The workshop is conducted over eight sessions; meetings are twice weekly for two hours per session and led by trained leaders. The program’s goals include:

Reduce fear of falling

Stop the fear of falling cycle

Increase activity levels and confidence

Program Schedule

Thursday, Oct. 1 – Orientation
2-3 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 6 through Thursday, Oct 29
2:00-4:00 p.m.

Where

Virtual Zoom Meeting Room

Register

Registration deadline: Sept. 29

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For questions, contact:

Ginger Cruickshank

413.538.9020 x337

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PRESENTED BY

Ginger Cruickshank

WMEC Evidence-Based Program Coordinator

Andi Waisman

LifePath Healthy Living Program Manager

Details

Start:
October 6, 2020
End:
October 29, 2020
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