Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls

Sep 17th - 9:00 am
Centennial United Methodist Church - 1524 County Rd C2 W, Roseville

This class is full.  No more registrations will be taken at this time. A Matter of Balance will be offered again January 2016.


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Many people over the age of 50 experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. A Matter of Balance is an evidence-based approach to effectively manage falls and increase physical activity levels in older adults.

During this 8-session class, participants learn to:

  • View falls and fear of falling as controllable & preventable
  • Set personal & realistic goals for increasing physical activity
  • Change their environment to reduce fall risk factors
  • Exercise safely to increase strength & balance
If you are interested in improving your balance, flexibility, and strength or are concerned about falls or have fallen in the past, then this program is for you. Prevention is the best treatment for falls. Learn how to maintain your independence.
 
The class will consist of 8 weekly sessions. Sessions are 2 hours with exercises being done for approximately 1 hour beginning the third week. 
 
 
Thursdays, September 17–November 5
9–11 AM at Centennial United Methodist Church
1524 County Rd C2 W, Roseville 
 
Cost:  $25 for the entire 8-week class
Register: 
  • Online by credit card at www.ISD623.org/communityed
  • Call 651.604.3520
  • Mail a check to Roseville Area Senior Program at 1910 County Rd B W, Roseville, MN 55113 
Questions about the program?  Contact Deb Bowman at 651.632.5335 or dbowman@lyngblomsten.org
 
Offered in partnership with Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging and cosponsored by Lyngblomsten's 5-5-1 Club and Roseville Area Senior Program.

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