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Attend the FREE, Hands-On, Award-Winning Program “A MATTER OF BALANCE”

The University of Missouri Extension Office in Ste. Genevieve County is hosting a FREE, hands-on, award-winning program titled “A Matter of Balance”. 

Falling and the fear of falling is very common among older adults. During this program, participants will learn to view falls and the fear of falling as controllable, set realistic goals for increasing activity, learn to change their environment to reduce fall risks, and much more. This eight-session program also includes simple, muscle strengthening exercises that participants will begin during the third session. This program is designed for those who are concerned about falling, have sustained a fall in the past, or who restrict activities because of a fear of falling.

This program will be held on Mondays from 9-11 a.m., beginning on September 14, 2020, and continuing through November 2, 2020. The program will be taught by University of Missouri Extension Specialists, Estrella Carmona, and Bethany Bachmann.  Classes will be held in the Progress Sports Complex, Meeting Room B, 1300 Progress Parkway, Ste. Genevieve, MO. To register or for additional information, please call the Ste. Genevieve County Extension Office at 573-883-3548. Social distancing guidance will be applied to ensure the safety of participants. The class will be limited, do not hesitate to sign up and secure your spot. 

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