A Matter of Balance

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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 practical strategies to manage falls.

YOU WILL LEARN TO:                                                                

  • view falls as controllable
  • set goals for increasing activity
  • make changes to reduce falls 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
  

Mission Hills (FILLED)
4543 Camp Rd. Hamburg 14075

 Tues.

2pm - 4pm

May 9 - June 27

Montabaur Heights
4520 Ransom Rd. Clarence 14051 

 Mon.

3pm - 5pm

May 22 -  July 10

Mission Hills
4543 Camp Rd. Hamburg 14075 

 Tues.

2pm - 4pm

July 11 - August 29 

 

There is NO CHARGE for this course, but you MUST REGISTER at:
NY Connects (716)858-8526 or nyconnects@erie.gov

Brought to you by Erie County Department of Senior Services / NY Connects.

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.
All rights reserved.  Used and adapted by permission of Boston University.
Recognized for Innovation and Quality in Healthcare and Aging, 2006.  American Society on Aging.

 

 

 

Contact

Phone: (716) 858-8526

Erie County Department of Senior Services
95 Franklin Street, 13th Floor
Buffalo, New York 14202

Office hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm