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A Matter of Balance

Description

A Matter of Balance is an eight-week structured group intervention that emphasizes practical strategies to reduce fear of falling and increase activity levels for older adults. Participants learn to view falls and fear of falling as controllable, set realistic goals to increase activity, change their environment to reduce fall risk factors, and exercise to increase strength and balance.

Website

http://www.mainehealth.org/mob

Evidence

https://www.ncoa.org/article/evidence-based-program-a-matter-of-balance

Source

Intervention Type

Program and services for individuals, Community-based approaches

Intervention Focus

Fall Prevention

Audience

Older adults (65+), People with disabilities

Technology

No-Tech

Evidence Level

In Review

Resource Type

Program/Service

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