Strengthening Families

A Matter of Balance

Description: A Matter of Balance is a holistic program focused on preventing falls among adults and seniors.

Map/schedule

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

Sample report

Fee information: The state recommended fee is $25, with a range of $25-40. $5 State Base Fee.

Program website: missourifamilies.org/matterofbalance/