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Date and Time
Upcoming
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Event Region
Roanoke Valley
Event Type
Class
RSVP Info
Delaine Caldwell at LOA, dcaldwell@loaa.org or 540-345-0451 ext. 3041.
Event Cost
$0.00

Location

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LOA's Center for Health & Wellness
4902 Frontage Road NW
Roanoke, VA 24019
United States

Event Description

The Local Agency on Aging (LOA) is hosting the A Matter of Balance falls prevention program starting April 24th. Free class to increase balance, flexibility, and strength in older adults.  Class will be at LOA's Center for Health and Wellness on Wednesdays from 9 am until 11 am, April 24 through June 12, 2024.  Class is held once a week for 8 weeks, 2 hours per class.

Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restricting their activities. This program emphasizes practical strategies to manage falls. Participants will learn how to:

  • View falls as controllable
  • Set realistic goals for increasing activity
  • Reduce their fall risk at home and in their environment
  • Increase balance and strength with the exercises

Who should attend? Anyone concerned about falls; anyone interested in improving balance, flexibility, and strength; anyone who has fallen in the past; anyone who has restricted activities because of falling concerns.

To register or for more information, please contact Delaine Caldwell at (540) 345-0451 extension 3041 or click the button below. 
FREE class to increase balance, flexibility, and strength in older adults!

A Matter of Balance is an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels.