Date(s) - Thu, Oct 25 - Mon, Nov 12
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Northfield Retirement Community
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Free of Cost Fall Prevention Classes Start Soon
Northfield Retirement Community and Rice County Public Health team up to offer complimentary classes for people concerned about falling
NORTHFIELD, MINN. (September 24, 2018) – Northfield Retirement Community and Rice County Public Health are teaming up to offer free classes for anyone who is concerned about falling, has restricted activities because of falling concerns, or is interested in improving balance, flexibility and strength. 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. Participants will learn what changes can be made to reduce fall risks at home and which exercises can be done to increase strength and balance. Participants will also set goals for increasing activity.
Classes will be held twice a week, on Mondays and Thursdays, from Monday, October 15 through Monday, November 12. Participants will meet from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., in the ParkView Activity Room at Northfield Retirement Community, 910 Cannon Valley Drive, Northfield, Minnesota.
These classes are free and open to the public. Pre-registration is required by Monday, October 1. For more information or to register, please call Susan at (507) 664-7359 or register online atwellconnectsemn.org.