Matter of Balance class in Hannahville

HANNAHVILLE — Have you turned down a chance to go out with family or friends because you were concerned about falling? Have you cut down on a favorite activity because you might fall? If so, A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls is a program for you.

A Matter of Balance is designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels among older adults. Participants learn to set realistic goals to increase activity, change their environment to reduce fall risk factors, and learn simple exercises to increase strength and balance.

An eight-week Matter of Balance class is scheduled to begin on Wednesdays, beginning on Sept. 19, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Hannahville Elders Complex No. 1. There is no cost to attend, pre-registration is required. Please call Amanda at 723-2546 to register.