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A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls

DateBox DateBoxHyphen DateBox EventDetailTime EventDetailLocation
Aug
16
Mon
To
Oct
11
Mon
Aug 16 - Oct 11, 2021
Mondays
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
To Be Determined

Registration Details

Registration is closed.

Do you have concerns about falling? Many older adults restrict their activities out of fear of falling. 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.

This is a FREE 8-week class series that meets once a week.

COVID precautions will be in place; masks required. 

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 concerned about falls
  • Anyone interested in improving balance, flexibility and strength
  • Anyone who has fallen in the past
  • Anyone who has restricted activities because of falling concerns

This program was recognized for Innovation and Quality in Healthcare and Aging, 2006, American Society on Aging.

For more information and to register, please call or email:

Molly Hawkins, MSN, RN, CEN
Injury Prevention, Outreach &
Education Coordinator
Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
Trauma Services
Phone: (805) 569-7478
mhawkins@sbch.org

Description

A Matter of Balance

Do you have concerns about falling? Many older adults restrict their activities out of fear of falling. 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.

This is a FREE 8-week class series that meets once a week.

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 concerned about falls
  • Anyone interested in improving balance, flexibility and strength
  • Anyone who has fallen in the past
  • Anyone who has restricted activities because of falling concerns

This program was recognized for Innovation and Quality in Healthcare and Aging, 2006, American Society on Aging.

Schedule & Location

Schedule

This event includes all of the 8 meeting times below.
Date Time Location
1. Mon, August 16 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM To Be Determined
2. Mon, August 23 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM To Be Determined
3. Mon, August 30 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM To Be Determined
4. Mon, September 13 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM To Be Determined
5. Mon, September 20 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM To Be Determined
6. Mon, September 27 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM To Be Determined
7. Mon, October 04 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM To Be Determined
8. Mon, October 11 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM To Be Determined

Location Details

  • To Be Determined

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