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Matter of Balance-Fall Prevention

Mar
18
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May
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Mar 18 - May 13, 2019
Mondays
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mount Auburn Hospital - Clough Conference Room
Cambridge, MA

A MATTER OF BALANCE is an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels. Registration required. Call 617-499-5625 to Register.

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Matter of Balance

Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. A MATTER OF BALANCE is an award-winning eight week program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels. Sessions include exercises to improve balance, flexibility, and overall strength.

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

We know you will find this information helpful. A light snack is provided. Parking is free. Registration is required.  Please call 617-499-5625.

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.
A Matter of Balance Lay Leader Model
Recognized for Innovation and Quality in Healthcare and Aging, 2006, American Society on Aging.  A Matter of Balance Lay Leader Model was developed by a grant from the Administration on Aging (#90AM2780).

Contact

Community Health Department at 617-499-5625

Schedule & Location

Schedule

This event includes all of the 8 meeting times below.
Date Time Location
1. Mon, March 18 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Mount Auburn Hospital - Clough Conference Room
2. Mon, March 25 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Mount Auburn Hospital - Clough Conference Room
3. Mon, April 01 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Mount Auburn Hospital - Clough Conference Room
4. Mon, April 08 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Mount Auburn Hospital - Clough Conference Room
5. Mon, April 22 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Mount Auburn Hospital - Clough Conference Room
6. Mon, April 29 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Mount Auburn Hospital - Clough Conference Room
7. Mon, May 06 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Mount Auburn Hospital - Clough Conference Room
8. Mon, May 13 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Mount Auburn Hospital - Clough Conference Room

Location Details

  • Mount Auburn Hospital - Clough Conference Room
    330 Mount Auburn Street
    Cambridge, MA 02138
    Main: 617-492-3500

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