Call 1-800-963-5337, Elder Helpline [from a cell phone, pay phone or out-of-area]

Matter of Balance 8 session Workshop Schedule

August 9, 2018
10:00 amto12:00 pm
August 16, 2018
10:00 amto12:00 pm
August 23, 2018
10:00 amto12:00 pm
August 30, 2018
10:00 amto12:00 pm
September 6, 2018
10:00 amto12:00 pm
1:30 pmto3:30 pm
September 13, 2018
10:00 amto12:00 pm
1:30 pmto3:30 pm
September 20, 2018
10:00 amto12:00 pm
1:30 pmto3:30 pm
September 27, 2018
10:00 amto12:00 pm
1:30 pmto3:30 pm
October 3, 2018
1:00 pmto3:00 pm
October 4, 2018
1:30 pmto3:30 pm
October 10, 2018
1:00 pmto3:00 pm
October 11, 2018
1:30 pmto3:30 pm
October 17, 2018
1:00 pmto3:00 pm
October 18, 2018
1:30 pmto3:30 pm
October 24, 2018
1:00 pmto3:00 pm
October 25, 2018
1:30 pmto3:30 pm
October 31, 2018
2:00 pmto4:00 pm
November 7, 2018
1:00 pmto3:00 pm
November 14, 2018
1:00 pmto3:00 pm
November 28, 2018
2:00 pmto4:00 pm

These workshops are designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase activity level among older adults.  Participants learn to set realistic goals to increase activity, change their environments to reduce fall risk factors, and learn simple exercises to increase strength and balance.

 2018 Classes

Thursdays, August 9 through September 27
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sea Pines Rehabilitation Center, 101 E Florida Ave, Melbourne, 32901
Please call 321-806-3741 to register.

Thursdays, September 6 through October 25
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Maitland Senior Center, 345 S. Maitland Ave, Maitland, 32751
Please call 407-718-9066 to register.

 Wednesdays, October 3 through November 28 (skipping November 21)
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Oct. 31 and Nov. 21 – 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
One Senior Place, 715 Douglas Ave, Altamonte Springs, 32714
Please call 407-514-1806 to register.

 

The Matter of Balance “Managing Concerns about Falls” is an 8-session workshop that is either in a 4-week, twice a week or 8-week, once a week form. Each session is 2 hours long and 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.