Balance class begins Oct. 9 at Great River Health System

Helps older adults reduce fall risks and increase activity

West Burlington, Iowa, Sept. Sept. 17, 2018 – A nationally recognized program that helps older adults reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels begins Tuesday, Oct. 9. Classes in the eight-week session will be from 10 to noon at Great River Health Fitness, 1401 W. Agency Rd., West Burlington.

Participants learn to:

  • View falls as controllable
  • Set goals for increasing activity
  • Make changes to reduce fall risks at home
  • Exercise to increase strength and balance

The program fee is $25 for Health Fitness members and $40 for nonmembers. It includes classes, educational materials and snacks.

For more information about A Matter of Balance or to register, please call Health Fitness at 319-768-4191.