A Matter of Balance is a program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels among older adults. It includes 8 two-hour sessions for a small group of 8-12 participants led by a trained facilitator.
The program is designed to benefit older adults who:
•Are concerned about falls
•Have sustained falls in the past
•Restrict activities because of concerns about falling
•Are interested in improving flexibility, balance and strength
•Are age 60 or older, community-dwelling and able to problem solve