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
  

Rapha Family Wellness Center
3610 Main St. Buffalo, NY 14226 

 Saturdays

11am - 1pm

September 16 - November 4

Kenmore Community Center
135 Wilbur Ave. Kenmore, NY 14217 

 Tuesdays

10am - 12pm

September 19 - November 7

 

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