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"A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns about Falls" - a free workshop from Healthy Living

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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Healthy Living offers free falls prevention workshop: “A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns about Falls”

Healthy Living, a program of LifePath, offers an evidence-based workshop on maintaining balance, a key component to preventing falls in older adults. You will:

• Reduce yourfear of falling while you increase your activity level.

• Learn strategies that improve balance and increase flexibility and strength.

• Set training goals and share practical solutions with other participants.

• Learn tostay safe, active, and independent.

Local volunteer leaders lead groups that meet weekly for several weeks in different communities. Caregivers and loved ones of elders and persons with disabilities are also welcome to attend.

The next free workshop series starts in June! Join us on Wednesdays, July 12 to August 30, 2017, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., at the Greenfield Senior Center. Participants are provided with refreshments as well as aworkbook to help guide them through the curriculum. We encourage individuals to bring a caregiver, friend, or family member if they feel that they need extra support. To register, contact Marcus Chiaretto, Healthy LivingProgram Coordinator, 413-773-5555 x2304, 978-544-2259 x304, or mchiaretto@LifePathMA.org.

You can also be trained to become a volunteer HealthyLiving Leader and co-lead workshops in your own community. For more information, contact Marcus.

Read more at LifePathMA.org.