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A Matter of Balance

A group of seniors in a class

Do You Have Concerns About Falling?

Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. A Matter of Balance is an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels.

This program emphasizes practical strategies to manage falls.

You Will Learn To:

  • View falls as controllable
  • Set goals for increasing activity
  • Make changes to reduce fall
  • Risks at home
  • Exercise to increase strength and balance

For more information please call 757-321-6132 or email at Mona Burwell, MS, at

Matter of Balance Participant Workbook - Voluntary donation of $4.00 made payable to Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia on the first day of class.  

This program is based on Fear of Falling: A Matter of Balance. Copyright ©1995 Trustees of Boston University. All rights reserved. Used and adapted by permission of Boston University.