The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Do you or someone you know live with the fear of falling? Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. A Matter of Balance is a volunteer facilitated, award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels.
Become a trained leader and teach others how to manage their concerns about falling! Volunteer coaches assist participants in learning how to set realistic goals to increase activity, change their environment to reduce fall risk factors, and perform simple exercises to increase strength and balance.
If this is of interest to you please call 973-784-4900 ext. 203.
This program is provided free to you and any participants. You will be trained for FREE and will be provided with all the necessary materials. This class is specifically designed to benefit older adults who are still managing their day to day activities in thier homes.