Balance class begins Tuesday at Great River

WEST BURLINGTON ? A nationally recognized program that helps older adults reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels begins at Great River Health System on Tuesday, Jan. 23. Classes in the eight-week session will be from 10 to 11 a.m. at 1401 W. Agency Rd., West Burlington.

Participants learn to view falls as controllable; set goals for increasing activity; make changes to reduce fall risks at home; and exercise to increase strength and balance.

There is a program fee, which includes classes, educational materials and snacks.

For more information about A Matter of Balance or to register, please call Health Fitness at 319-768-4191.