DGHD Matter of Balance Class


News Staff Reports



The Delaware General Health District’s (DGHD) adult injury prevention program has openings for the upcoming A Matter of Balance class. This particular class is offered in an effort to help older adults improve their stability. This eight-week session takes place at SourcePoint and is completely free.

Each class is from 3 p.m. t0 5 p.m. every Wednesday starting August 5 through September 23.

The classes will teach participants different non-strenuous exercises that will help improve balance. Participants will also have the opportunity to talk with classmates about experiences and learn ways to reduce the fear of falling.

A Matter of Balance is for anyone who:

• is concerned about falls;

• has sustained a fall in the past;

• limits activities because of concerns about falling;

• is interested in improving flexibility, balance and strength; or who

• is age 60 or older and a Delaware County Resident.

For more information, contact Mitchell Briant, DGHD adult injury prevention coordinator, at 740-203-2054 or by email at < mbriant@delawarehealth.org >.

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Information for this story came from Mitchell Briant, DGHD adult injury prevention coordinator, at 740-203-2054 or by email at < mbriant@delawarehealth.org >.

Information for this story came from Mitchell Briant, DGHD adult injury prevention coordinator, at 740-203-2054 or by email at < mbriant@delawarehealth.org >.