Description: A Matter of Balance is a holistic program focused on preventing falls among adults and seniors.
Curriculum/program overview: Missouri's population is aging. Citizens have identified aging and living independently as priorities for educational programming. MU Health Sciences and research states that falls are the most common reason for adult emergency room visits. If falls can be prevented, adults can save thousands of dollars in healthcare expenses.
Contact person: Jo Britt-Rankin
Evaluation tool: extension.missouri.edu/hes/evaluation/evaluationforms.htm
Fee information: The state recommended fee is $25, with a range of $25-40. $5 State Base Fee.
Program website: missourifamilies.org/matterofbalance/