Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. A MATTER OF BALANCE is an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels.
This program emphasizes practical strategies to manage falls.
Thursdays, 1-3 PM
October 4, 11, 18, 25
November 1, 8, 15
Otterbein Public Library
23 1st Street Otterbein, IN 47970
For more information and to register anyone concerned about falls
contact Purdue Extension Tippecanoe County 765-474-0793 or Benton County 765-884-0140
Please register by September 28
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 has fallen in the past
• anyone interested in improving
• anyone who has restricted activities because of falling concerns
A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls Volunteer Lay Leader Model ©2006 This program is based on Fear of Falling: A Matter of Balance. Copyright ©1995 Trustees of Boston University. All rights reserved. Used and adapted by permission of Boston University.
A Matter of Balance Lay Leader Model Recognized for Innovation and Quality in Healthcare and Aging, 2006, American Society on Aging. A Matter of Balance Lay Leader Model was developed by a grant from the Administration on Aging (#90AM2780).
Purdue University is an equal access/equal opportunity institution.