A MATTER OF BALANCE CLASSES
Please call (209)525-4670 to sign-up for the free program
Free eight-week program | Meets once a week for 2 hours | Workbook and refreshments provided
Limited space available!
8 week courses begin in February, March, April, August and September
For more information, please view the evidence based program brochure - A Matter of Balance Brochure
A Matter of Balance is an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels, since many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activity.
The free program is designed to benefit community dwelling older adults who are concerned about falls, have sustained a fall in the past and/or restricted activities because of concerns about falling and for those who are interested in increasing their activity level, and are aged 60 or older, ambulatory, and able to problem solve.
A Matter of Balance is an eight week program, held once a week for two hours. Registrants receive A Matter of Balance workbook and refreshments are provided. The class is taught by trained volunteer coaches.
The participants will learn about different ways to view falls and control their fear of falling. The participants will set realistic goals for increasing physical activity, and how to change their environment to reduce fall risk factors.
Please call us for more details at (209)525-4670.
We offer many ways to get involved:
1. Join an A Matter of Balance 8-week course by calling (209)525-4670.
2. Become an A Matter of Balance volunteer coach. Healthy Aging Association has 3 Master Trainers and offers at least one coaches training annually.
3. Spread the word about this great evidence based program that is available right here in our community!
Our Featured A Matter of Balance Stories
Anna found out about A Matter of Balance from the newspaper. She was interested because she had a number of falls and has broken her shoulder because of a fall. She did not know how to reduce her chance of having a fall and did not know how to protect herself if she did have a fall. Because of A Matter of Balance she is positive that she can increase her strength to prevent falls and to become more steady on her feet. She also knows how to protect herself if she does have a fall and how to reduce her chances of falling. She now has positive emotions about the subject of falling and may even join a Young at Heart Class.