Hudson, Florida – Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point is now offering A Matter of Balance, a proven program designed to help people manage concerns about falls and increase physical activity. Classes start Wednesday, October 30 and occur two times a week for a duration of four weeks.
A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns about Falls program is conducted in 8 two-hour sessions and uses group discussion, problem-solving strategies, videos and gentle physical exercise. The program is led by a Master Trainer through National Program Mentoring provided by Community Aging and Retirement Services (CARES). Older adults learn positive coping methods to reduce fear of falling and remain active and independent.
A Matter of Balance helps participants become more confident about managing falls by believing that they can increase their strength, find ways to reduce falls, and protect themselves if they do fall. In addition, participants report that they have increased the amount they exercise on a regular basis.
Seating is limited and reservations are required. For more information and reservations call 1-877-4-HCA-DOCS (1-877-442-2362).