City of Independence, Missouri

A Matter of Balance 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. - Wednesdays

Register by April 24, 2019 $10 Registration FeeA Matter of Balance is an 8 week class designed to reduce the fear of falling and teach fall prevention strategies. Registration is required.Who should attend?The program is designed to benefit older adults who:? Are concerned about falls? Have sustained falls in the past? Restrict activities because of concerns about falling? Are interested in improving flexibility, balance and strength? Are age 60 or older, community-dwelling and able to problem solveWhat do participants learn?The program enables participants to achieve significant goals. They gain confidence by learning to:? View falls as controllable? Set goals for increasing activity? Make changes to reduce fall risk at home? Exercise to increase strength and balance
Palmer Center, 218A N. Pleasant St.