Great River Health Fitness hosting balance class

WEST BURLINGTON ? A nationally recognized program that helps older adults reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels begins Tuesday, Aug. 7, at Great River Health Fitness, 1401 W. Agency Rd., West Burlington. The eight-week session will hold class from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

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

There is a fee for the class. For more information about A Matter of Balance or to register, please call Health Fitness at 319-768-4191.