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Thu, Oct 26

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Cheshire YMCA

A Matter of Balance

An award-winning program designed to help older adults manage falls and increase activity levels.

A Matter of Balance
A Matter of Balance

Time & Location

Oct 26, 2023, 1:45 PM – 3:45 PM

Cheshire YMCA, 967 S Main St, Cheshire, CT 06410, USA

About the event

***Starts October 3. Contact Doug Levens at the YMCA at 203-272-3150 ext. 503 to get on the waiting list!**

Many older adults restrict their activities due to concerns about falling.  A MATTER OF BALANCE is an award-winning program emphasizing practical strategies to manage the fear of falling and increase activity levels.

Classes are 2 hours long and held twice a week for four weeks at the Cheshire YMCA.  Class dates:  Oct 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26

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 WHO:

  • is concerned about falls
  • is interested in improving balance, flexibility, and strength
  • has fallen in the past
  • has restricted activities because of falling concerns

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