Many older adults can experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities out of fear.  However, falls CAN be managed.  Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet offers a program called A Matter of Balance to help older adults understand the risks of falling and learn practical coping strategies to reduce fear.  A Matter of Balance helps participants discover ways to change their environments to reduce risk factors.  Participants also learn simple exercises to increase strength and balance.  A Matter of Balance is an evidence based program.  It is an 8 week class that meets once per week for 2 hours each week.  The first 2 classes are an overview/introduction to the program.  We begin exercising the 3rd week so weeks 3 through 8, half of the class is exercise and the other half is discussion.  It is geared toward older adults (age 60 and older) and it is FREE.  


  • Starting Thursday, October 24th, 2019, repeats every week on Thursday until Thursday, December 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm


Aroma Park United Methodist Church

210 West 3rd St
Aroma Park, IL 60910


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