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A Matter of Balance: Monroe City (Session 4 of 8)
Wednesday, July 9, 2014, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Monroe City Senior Nutrition Center
314 S. Main Street, Monroe City MO map...
Program to help older adults and other adults prevent falls. The class series includes recognizing fear of falling issues and adopting practices to both physically strengthen and improve flexibility to prevent the risk of falling and implementing safety measures in their environment.
Recognize three important physical risk factors for falling (low blood pressure, leg weakness, poor flexibility and balance). Understand exercises that can affect these risk factors. Learn how assertive behavior can help prevent falls.
Register by calling the Marion County Extension office at 573-769-2177 (Sherry Nelson)or at the Monroe City Senior Nutrition Center 573-735-2131 or onsite (Doris Mehrer or Diane Hendrix)