We are excited to announce that HouseFit will be hosting
"A Matter Of Balance"
sponsored by BJC Healthcare and WashU Physicians
A Matter of Balance is an award winning, evidence-based program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase the activity levels of older adults who have concerns about falls. The program utilizes volunteer coaches to teach the eight sessions. Classes help participants learn to:View falls and fear of falling as controllableSet realistic goals for increasing activityChange their environment to reduce fall risk factorsPromote exercise to increase strength and balanceDesigned to benefit community-dwelling older adults who:Are concerned about fallsHave sustained a fall in the pastRestrict activities because of concerns about fallingAre interested in improving flexibility, balance and strengthAre age 60 or older, ambulatory, and able to problem solveParticipants showed improvement in the following areas:Falls EfficacyFalls ManagementFalls ControlExercise LevelMonthly FallsParticipation satisfaction:97% are more comfortable talking about fear of falling97% feel more comfortable increasing activity99% plan to continue to exercise98% would recommend A Matter of Balance
When: Every Wednesday at 10:00-12:00 from June 5, 2019 to July 24, 2019
Where: HouseFit 3809 Lemay Ferry Rd, Saint Louis 63125
Limited to 10 participants, registration required.
Call 314-339-7430 to Register!