Tri-County Office on Aging (Matter of Balance workshop)

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Tri-County Office on Aging

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Tri-County Office on Aging (MMAP)

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 workshop targets seniors, and meets for 8 weeks, 2 hours per session. If you are interested in helping reduce falls in the senior community, being a Matter of Balance coach may be for you!

Skills: People skills, able to perform low level of exercise, able to read/write/speak English

Good match for: Anyone, People 55+ group

Requirements and commitment: At least 18 years old
Able to pass a criminal background check
Training
After training, facilitate one 8-week workshop in the following 6 months

When: Watch for training dates soon. If you are interested, we will contact you once training dates are confirmed. To request an application or for more information, contact Christine Histed at 517-887-1450 or histedc@tcoa.org.

To learn more about TCOA's evidence-based programs, please visit https://www.tcoa.org/classesevidence-based-programs/.

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About Tri-County Office on Aging

Location:

5303 S. Cedar St., Building 1, Lansing, MI 48911, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to promote and preserve the independence and dignity of the aging population.

Description

The Tri-County Office on Aging (TCOA) was founded as the Area Agency on Aging in 1974 by Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham counties and the cities of Lansing and East Lansing. TCOA's mission is to promote and preserve the independence and dignity of the aging population.

As as not-for-profit organization, TCOA helps older adults access programs and benefits, improve their health, and remain active in their communities. Working in partnership with agencies and service providers across the area, TCOA embraces a person-centered philosopy that focuses on how a person wants to live their life while honoring their preferences.

Programs such as Meals on Wheels, health and wellness classes, caregiver supports, and general information and assistance make a significant, positive difference in the lives of local seniors.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

5303 S. Cedar St. Bldg. 1Lansing, MI 48911

(42.68099,-84.5453)
 

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Healthcare
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Facilitate one 8-week workshop
  • Able to pass a criminal background check

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