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Partnership for Healthy Aging

A Matter of Balance Lay Leader Model Master Trainer Session Information

Master Trainer sessions are offered by MaineHealth's Partnership for Healthy Aging. The Master Trainer session will provide you with information and materials to implement A Matter of Balance in your community. As a result of the training, you will become a Master Trainer prepared to:

  • Recruit and train volunteers to lead A Matter of Balance classes
  • Coordinate the program in your community
  • Market the program to older adults
  • Evaluate outcomes


Master Trainer Session Schedule 2017

May 9 - 10, 2017
Portland, Maine
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June 20 - 21, 2017
Charlotte, North Carolina
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October 11 - 12, 2017
Portland, Maine
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The fee for a Master Trainer session is $1,550.00 per person.  This includes:

  • Two-day training
  • License to train lay leaders
  • Comprehensive curriculum materials
  • Master Trainer Manual (view Table of Contents)
  • Master Trainer CD-ROM (contains contents of manual)
  • Two DVDs: "Fear of Falling" and "Exercise: It's Never Too Late" 

Group training by request

Partnership for Healthy Aging can also send a team of two Lead Trainers to your site to train a group of 11-20 people to become Master Trainers. The fees are based upon the size of the group as follows:

11-15 participants: $16,000*  plus $220 per person for materials
16-20 participants: $18,500*  plus $220 per person for materials

* Travel, meals and lodging for the two Lead Trainers will be charged at cost.

If you are interested in attending a Master Trainer session or hosting a group on site, please call Partnership for Healthy Aging at 207-661-7120 or email


Space is limited. Please call 207-661-7120 to check availability.

110 Free Street | Portland, Maine 04101 | (207) 661-7001