Matter of Balance – Odessa
June 20 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AMFree
Seniors 55+ – Registration Required. A Matter of Balance is an 8-session, evidence-based program designed to help older adults overcome the fear of falling and increase their activity levels. All too often, a fear of falling prompts individuals to restrict their activities — and may become a self-fulfilling prophecy. A Matter of Balance can empower them to take steps to reduce their chances of a fall. In this class, participants will work with an instructor and their peers to:Learn about fall prevention strategies,Develop and follow a personal fall prevention plan,Learn exercises to improve their balance and increase their activity levels,Make or support changes in their daily lives that can reduce their fear of falling.