‘A Matter of Balance’ starts Jan. 16

The very successful A Matter of Balance program, coordinated and taught by Greene County Medical Center’s public health nurses Laine Custer and Jill Juergensen, has a new class starting Monday, Jan. 16.

The class meets for two hours every Monday and Thursday, from 9 to 11 am, through Feb. 9  Classes will be held at Ever Greene Ridge at 1001 W. Washington St in Jefferson. The class fee is $25.

A Matter of Balance emphasizes practical strategies to manage falls; making changes to reduce the risk of falls at home; exercises to increase strength and balance; and goal setting for increased activity. This program session will mark the 10th offering and more than 75 Greene County area residents have taken advantage of this program.

Persons who want more information about A Matter of Balance can contact instructor Custer at 515-386-3228.

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