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Matter of Balance
This award winning program is designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase the
activity levels of older adults who have concerns about falls. This is a Dutchess County Office for the Aging program, held at our Senior Center, that utilizes volunteer coaches to teach the eight two-hour sessions.

The classes will be Friday Afternoons March 2-April 27  at the Senior Center.  Sign up by calling the Dutchess County office for the Aging at 845-486-2555.   http://www.dutchessny.gov/CountyGov/Departments/Aging/agMBbrochure.pdf

CLASSES HELP PARTICIPANTS LEARN TO:


  • view falls and fear of falling as controllable

  • set realistic goals for increasing activity

  • change their environment to reduce fall risk factors

  • promote exercise to increase strength and balance



DESIGNED TO BENEFIT COMMUNITY-DWELLING OLDER ADULTS WHO:


  • are concerned about falls

  • have sustained a fall in the past

  • restrict activities because of concerns about falling

  • are interested in improving flexibility,balance and strength

  • are age 60 or older, ambulatory and able to problem-solve



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