Register for ‘A Matter of Balance’ workshop

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seniro services“A Matter of Balance,” a workshop on reducing falls, will be offered at the Mountlake Terrace Senior Center beginning Sept. 29.

This 8-week series meets on Mondays, 1 – 3:30 p.m. through Nov. 17 and teaches practical strategies to reduce the fear of falling in people 60 years and older.

Workshop topics include:

  • Setting realistic goals for increased activity
  • Changing the environment to reduce factors contributing to falls
  • Assertiveness
  • Learning to shift from negative to positive thought patterns
  • Problem solving

Every day, one in three older adults fall which potentially will rob them of their independence. Keeping older adults confident, active and strong are critical to preventing falls.  “A Matter of Balance” is an effective solution: most participants report that they are more comfortable with talking about falling, comfortable increasing their activity level and plan to continue exercising/

The workshop is free. Registration is required and limited to 12 people.

For more information please call: 425-265-2283.

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