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Lake Huron Medical Center Offers Class Focused on Balance

PORT HURON, MI – Have you turned down a chance to go out with family or friends because you were concerned about falling?  Have you cut down on a favorite activity because you might fall?  If so, A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls is a program for you.

Fear of falling can be just as dangerous as falling itself.  People who develop this fear often limit their activities, which can result in severe physical weakness, making the risk of falling even greater.  Many older adults also experience increased isolation and depression when they limit their interactions with family and friends.  A Matter of Balance can help people improve their quality of life and remain independent. 

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A Matter of Balance is designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels among older adults. Participants learn to set realistic goals to increase activity, change their environment to reduce fall risk factors, and learn simple exercises to increase strength and balance.

Lake Huron Medical Center is offering A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls Mondays for eight (8) consecutive weeks beginning on Monday, October 28, 2019.  The program meets from 1pm to 3pm, is free to attend and attendance to all eight (8) sessions is recommended. Please callRosemary Hunger at (810) 216-1035 to registeror for more information.

To learn more about the programs and services offered at Lake Huron Medical Center, visit www.mylakehuron.com.  



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