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My Town Muskegon: Balance classes start Feb. 24 for seniors at Mercy Health | Events

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My Town Muskegon: Balance classes start Feb. 24 for seniors at Mercy Health
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MUSKEGON, Mich.-- Do you have concerns about falling? Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities.

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. You will learn to view falls as controllable, set goals for increasing activity, make changes to reduce fall risks at home and exercise to increase strength and balance.

Who should attend? Anyone concerned about falls, anyone interested in improving balance flexibility and strength, anyone who has fallen in the past and anyone who has restricted activities because of falling concerns. Classes start Tuesday, Feb. 24 and are held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. for eight weeks at the Mercy Heart Center, 1212 E. Sherman Blvd, Muskegon, MI.  The cost is $10. To save a spot, call Holly Alway, injury prevention coordinator, at 231-672-4910.

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