NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Have you turned down a chance to go out with family or friends because you were concerned about falling? Have you cut down on a favorite activity because you might fall?
People who experience a fear of falling often limit their physical activities, which can result in loss of strength, reduced muscle tone and balance problems, making the risk of falling greater.
By attending “A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls” you will:
The class is conducted by trained coaches in eight sessions and will meet on Monday and Wednesday from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. beginning September 8. The program’s goals are to reduce the fear of falling, stop the fear of falling cycle, and increase activity levels and confidence among older adults. The class is free but registration is required.
To register or to obtain more information, call Shantel R. Davis at (910) 798-6409.
Senior Resource Center