Matter of Balance Coach Training

April 3, 2020 8:30AM - 4:30PM

Ingham County MSU Extension office - Mason Site Hilliard Building, 1st Floor, Room A 121 East Maple Street Mason, MI  48854


Contact: Dawn Contreras

Friday, April 3, 2020
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Ingham County MSU Extension office - Mason Site
Hilliard Building, 1st Floor, Room A
121 East Maple Street
Mason, MI  48854


Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. This program teaches practical ways to manage falls.

What do you need to be a coach?

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Enthusiasm and dependability
  • A willingness to lead small groups of older adults
  • An ability to lead low to moderated level exercise.

This program emphasizes practical strategies to manage falls.
Participants learn to:

  • View falls as controllable
  • Set goals for increasing activity
  • Make changes to reduce fall risks at home
  • Exercise to increase strength and balance

 Cost: FREE with signed letter of commitment
          The commitment letter will be mailed to you when you register for the training.

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Dawn Contreras

Dawn Contreras PhD
contrer7@msu.edu