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A Matter of Balance Classes to Begin in August
Friday, July 27, 2012
The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP) is offering "A Matter of Balance" (AMOB) classes for individuals age 60 and over. The class, offered at no charge, is designed to help prevent falls and to help older adults reduce their fear of falling through group discussion, problem-solving strategies and increasing the physical activity levels of those who have concerns about falls. A Matter of Balance falls prevention class consists of eight, 2-hour sessions taught twice a week for four weeks, or once a week for eight weeks. AAACAP also provides a free 8-hour coach training and materials for AMOB volunteer coaches who want to work with seniors in preventing falls.
- Seton Northwest Hospital in Austin, August 17th-October 5th, call Gail Gorman at 512-324-6052 for class details and registration.
- First Lutheran Church in San Marcos, August 30th-September 25th, call Amy Flanigan at 512-916-6180 for class details and registration.
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