A Matter of Balance

A Matter of Balance Class

Tri-County Health Department is the regional coordinating agency for A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls (www.mainehealth.org/mob). In partnership with the Denver Regional Council of Governments, TCHD engages with community organizations to offer this evidence-based class, at no charge, to adults age 60 and over. Class sites are spread across our counties and include active adult centers, independent living senior residences, recreation centers, and other easily accessible locations. For more information, contact the Matter of Balance Project Coordinator, Barbara Lyons (mail to:blyons@tchd.org) at 720-200-1572.

FAQs

How do I register for a Matter of Balance class?

Matter of Balance classes are offered, at no charge, to adults age 60 and over. Each class consists of 8 2-hour sessions, with either 1 or 2 sessions per week. Class locations vary each year to provide broad support to residents across our counties and class size is kept small (10 to 15 participants) to enhance the learning experience. Registration for a class is fast and easy – just contact the Matter of Balance Project Coordinator, Barbara Lyons (mail to:blyons@tchd.org) at 720-200-1572.

Are volunteer opportunities available?

Yes! TCHD welcomes adults who are interested in supporting healthy aging initiatives and are comfortable leading small groups with a preplanned curriculum. The commitment is very part time with a flexible schedule. Coach training classes are offered multiple times each year. Anyone interested in joining this phenomenal team should contact the Matter of Balance Project Coordinator, Barbara Lyons (mail to:blyons@tchd.org) at 720-200-1572.