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A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls

Many older adults experience a fear of falling. People who develop this fear often limit their activities, which can result in physical weakness, making the risk of falling even greater. A Matter of Balance is a program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels among older adults. A Matter of Balance includes eight two-hour sessions for a small group led by a trained facilitator.

Find a Matter of Balance class in your area.

Make a referral to A Matter of Balance

York and Cumberland Counties: 
Select “Falls Prevention” under Referral Needs on the Southern Maine Agency on Aging Community Links Referral system or call 1-800-427-7411.

Kennebec, Knox, Lincoln, Sagadahoc, Somerset and Waldo Counties:
Select “Falls Prevention” under Referral Needs on the Spectrum Generations Community Links Referral system or call 1-800-639-1553.




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