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OUR MATTER OF BALANCE PROGRAM

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FNI offers a FREE eight-session, educational and strength training program for adults 50+. The Matter of Balance program emphasizes practical strategies to reduce fear of falling and increases activity levels. Participants learn to view falls and fear of falling as controllable, set realistic goals to increase activity, change their environment to reduce fall risk factors and exercise to increase strength and balance. To maximize outcomes, participants are encouraged to attend all eight sessions. To register or inquire about additional schedules and custom classes, call Mary at 989-497-3075.

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Positive changes from attendees taking this class:

  • "How I walk- slower, lift feet higher, walk heel to toe"

  • "Better lighting in all my bedrooms and grab-bars are being installed in the bathroom"

  • "I'm more willing to talk outdoors even if the ground is uneven"

  • "Checking my home for rugs that are not good and replacing them with more safe rugs"

Reservations are required, with no charge. Check out our events calendar for upcoming classes.