A Matter of Balance

Modified: March 16, 2017 11:34am

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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 falls risks at home
  • exercise to increase strength and balance


  • 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

West Seneca Senior Center
4620 Seneca St. West Seneca 14224 


9:45am - 11:45am

May 4 - June 22, 2017

Mission Hills (FILLED)
4543 Camp Rd. Hamburg 14075


2pm - 4pm

May 9 - June 27, 2017


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.





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