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Volunteer Matter of Balance Coaches Needed in the U.P.! – Escanaba
September 20 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
This one-day training is for anyone willing to learn, promote and lead the award-winning Matter of Balance program in their community. Matter of Balance is a national evidence-based program that helps older adults overcome their fear of falls. Two coaches team-teach to present an 8-session course to help participants become more confident about managing falls and teaches them exercises that help increase their strength and balance. Volunteer coaches need enthusiasim, good communication and interpersonal skills, and be willing to lead a low to moderate level exercise program. UPCAP supports coaches with training, arranging classes, and program costs.