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A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls

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For more information please call, Molly Hawkins, MSN, RN - Injury Prevention, Outreach & Education Coordinator, Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital Trauma Services - 1-805-569-7478

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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.

Classes offered once a week for 8 weeks.

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.

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Classes & Events Cancelled Through December

As we plan for the coming weeks and the evolving situation with COVID-19, Cottage Health has decided to cancel all public events through the end of December. We understand this may be disruptive to schedules and wanted to provide as much advance notice as possible. Registrations fees will be refunded. We appreciate your understanding.

Clases y Eventos Cancelados Durante Diciembre

Como parte de nuestro plan para las próximas semanas para la situación cambiante causada por el COVID-19, Cottage Health decidió cancelar todos los eventos públicos hasta que termine diciembre. Entendemos que esto podría alterar sus planes y queríamos avisarle lo antes posible. Reembolsaremos los cargos de inscripción. Gracias por su comprensión.