A Matter of Balance – Fall Prevention

What is it?

A Matter of Balance is an eight-week evidence-based program to reduce fear of falling and increase activity levels.

 

What will you learn?

During the 8-week program, you will learn how to view falls and fear of falling as controllable. We will help you set realistic goals to increase activity. Learn how you can make small changes to your environment to reduce the risk of falls. You will also learn exercises to increase strength and balance.

 

Next Session Information:

A Matter of Balance is a total of 8, two-hour sessions. Start dates for Fall 2020 are below:

  • Tuesdays from 8:30 AM – 10:15 AM, starting September 1st (additional dates are 9/1, 9/15, 9/22, 9/29, 10/6, 10/20, 10/27, and 11/3)
  • Tuesdays from 10:15 AM – Noon, starting September 1st (additional dates are 9/1, 9/15, 9/22, 9/29, 10/6, 10/20, 10/27, and 11/3)
  • Mondays from 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM, starting September 21st (additional dates are 9/28, 10/5, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, and 11/23)

To join A Matter of Balance program at Hult Center for Healthy Living or for more information call (309) 692-6650 or email info@hulthealthy.org. The cost is $20.00 for the entire 8-week program.

 

This program is funded, in part, by Heart of Illinois United Way and our dedicated donors. A special thank you to Methodist College for allowing their nursing students to assist in program implementation. 

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