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Mount Auburn Hospital Presents A Matter of Balance Falls Prevention Workshop

April 19 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 pm

Free

Many older adults are concerned about falling and, as a result restrict their activities. Mount Auburn Hospital recognizes this concern and offers, a customized program to help patients prevent and manage their falls, while staying or becoming more active. Beginning in April, the hospital is pleased to present the A Matter of Balance workshop, an eight-week group focused on learning to view falls as controllable. Participants will set goals for increasing activity, make changes to reduce fall risks at home, and learn exercises to increase strength and balance.

 

This program will teach practical strategies to manage falls. You will learn to:

  1. View falls as controllable
  2. Set goals for increasing activity
  3. Make changes to reduce fall risks at home
  4. Exercise to increase strength and balance

 

Learn more about how to work these tips into your everyday life at the Falls Prevention Workshop.

 

Every Thursday for 8 weeks starting on April 19, 2017.

 

 

This course is free. Registration is required for this class. To enroll, contact Community Health Department at 617-499-5625.

 

Mount Auburn Hospital was founded in 1886. A teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, its mission is to deliver healthcare services in a personable, convenient and compassionate manner, with respect for the dignity of patients and their families.

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Venue

Mount Auburn Health Care
355 Waverley Rd
Waltham, MA 02452 United States
Phone:
617-499-5625

Organizer

Mount Auburn Hospital
Phone:
(617) 499-5625