A Matter of Balance Workshop
A Matter of Balance Workshop Begins June 12 in Dubuque
Registration Deadline – June 8
Would you like to improve your balance? Do you want to feel more comfortable participating in your favorite activities? Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging (NEI3A) is offering A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls, an award-winning workshop designed to increase the activity levels of older adults with concerns about falling. During 8 two-hour sessions, participants learn to:
- Promote exercise to increase strength and balance
- Set realistic goals for increasing activity
- Improve environment to reduce fall risk factors
- View falls and fear of falling as controllable
The Centers for Disease Control report that falling is the most common cause of injury in people over 60. More than one-third of adults aged 65 years and older fall each year. Don’t become a statistic! Take active steps to reduce the risk of falls; register today for A Matter of Balance. Classes will be held at the The Lifetime Center (3505 Stoneman Road – Dubuque) from 12:30 to 3:00 p.m. each Monday and Thursday from June 12 through July 13.
Preregistration is required by contacting Colleen Lawler at 563-380-3239 or email email@example.com or Elise Bovy at 319-231-6798 or email firstname.lastname@example.org by June 8. Space is limited. Each participant will receive a detailed training manual. There is a suggested contribution of $20 to cover the cost of materials fees for each participant.