Balance Class Begins Oct. 8 at Great River Medical Center

A nationally recognized program that helps people reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels begins Tuesday, Oct. 8. Classes in the eight-week session will be from 10 to noon at Health Fitness-Great River Medical Center, 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.