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|A Matter of Balance - Managing Concerns About Falls
8:00 am - 10:00 am
The award-winning "A Matter of Balance Fall Prevention" program if offered at Mizell, as well as other wellness locations around the Coachella Valley. The series includes eight two-hour class sessions for a small group, led by two trained facilitators. This nationally recognized program was developed at the Roybal Center at Boston University, has been evaluated for its effectiveness and is featured as an effective program following CDC criteria.
The Matter of Balance Model has proven to be effective, showing significant improvements regarding participant levels of falls efficacy, falls management, falls control, exercise and social limitations with regard to concerns about falling.
The Mizell classes will be taught by certified trainers, including Dr. Marc Eisman and Dr. Stephen Matthews who have both received national certification as Master Trainers for the course. Sign-up for this class at the Mizell ticket window today and help prevent a devastating fall that could change your life forever.
This important Fall Prevention Program receives primary funding through a grant from the Desert Healthcare District with support from the Auen Foundation and private contributions.
Mizell classes are on Wednesdays & Fridays: 04/26 - 05/19, 8:00am - 10:00am
$20 for members for 8 sessions / $30 for non-members
For further information regarding the Mizell classes and classes at other locations, please call Suzanne Spencer, Falls Prevention Program Director at Mizell on 760-323-5689, ext.110.