Matter of Balance Coach

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Aging and Long Term Care of Eastern Washington

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A Matter of Balance is a proven program designed to help older people manage concerns about falls and increase physical activity. Volunteer coaches complete 8 hours of training and then lead small groups of older adults in 8 2-hour classes. Group discussion, problem-solving strategies, videos and gentle physical exercise help older adults learn positive coping methods to reduce fear of falling and remain active and independent. Falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older adults.

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Health & Medicine People with Disabilities Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1222 N Post StSpokane, WA 99201

(47.669,-117.42326)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 40 contact hours per year, plus preparation.
  • enthusiasm, dependability, comfortable with older adults, low level exercise

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