A Matter of Balance can help seniors improve their quality of life and remain independent. Once a fear of falling sets in, people often limit their activities. Inactivity can result in loss of muscle strength, which in turn increases the risk of falling. This also leads to greater isolation and depression.
A Matter of Balance can help seniors learn to set realistic goals to increase activity, make changes to reduce fall risks, and learn simple exercises to increase strength and balance.
You should wear clothing that is comfortable and you can move comfortably in, with a good, sturdy pair of shoes. In the third class you will be taught some exercises that are recommended to be done daily.
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