NewYork-Presbyterian

A Matter of Balance: Overcoming the Fear of Falling

A Matter of Balance (MOB). MOB is an evidence based program created at Boston University. This class is specifically designed to help older adults manage their fear of falling and increase physical activity. Falls and fear of falls as controllable, MOB can help participants to set realistic goals for increasing physical activity, to adjust ones environment to reduce fall risk factors and review exercises that are good for strength and balance.

Courses are held over eight two-hour classes and will include activities such as: group discussion, problem solving, skill building, assertiveness training, exercise training, educational handouts and videos.

This class is recommended to anyone who has a concern about falls, who has fallen, who restricts activities because of a fear of falling or one who is interested in improving physical fitness. If you would like to obtain more information about A Matter of Balance, please sign up for one of our sessions below. Session 0 Webinar, where we can test out your equipment for Virtual Class and further discuss the course plan and set up dates/times that work for you.

This program requires registration.

If you are interested in hosting a large group at your organization feel free to reach out to Michele Schombs, information below.

For additional Information, you may contact: Michele Schombs, RN, CEN, Injury Prevention Education Coordinator at NewYork Presbyterian Queens email: mis9332@nyp.org or call 718-670-2929

Thursday, May 19 at 10:00am to 12:00pm

More dates through July 14, 2022

Virtual Event
Event Type

Classes & Workshops

Website

https://nyph.zoom.us/webinar/register...

Cost

Free Program

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