Certified trainers, Anne Sunday and Kaylee Thompson, will be offering the Matter of Balancecourse on Fridays, September 20ththrough November 8th, from 9:00 to 11:00am, in the Mayflower Community’s Montgomery Lounge (southeast corner of 2ndand Broad).

Sponsored by the Area Agencies on Ageing, the program provides proven fall prevention techniques and simple exercises to increase flexibility, strength, and balance.  As a result, participants will be able increase activity levels.

During the eight-week structured group intervention course, participants will view falls and fear of falling as controllable, set realistic goals to increase activity, change their environment to reduce fall risk factors, and practice exercise to increase strength and balance.

The course is open to the public.  Feel free to invite friends and neighbors.  The cost is $20 for the workbook. Refreshments are provided.  Class size is limited to 12-14.  Registration deadline is Monday, September 9th.

To register or for more information or questions, contact Anne Sunday (Mayflower Independent Living Activities Coordinator) or Kayley Thompson (UnityPoint Health—Grinnell Fitness Specialist).

Email:asunday@mayflowerhomes.com   Cell Phone: 319-290-9171.

Email:kayley.thompson@unitypoint.org  Cell Phone: 641-510-0004


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