A MATTER OF BALANCE COURSE
Do You Have Concerns About Falling?
Join us for a FREE 4-week program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels at The Gatherings this September. A Matter of Balance is a research-proven program designed to manage falls and improve strength, balance, and flexibility. The program will be covered in 8 two-hour sessions and will begin Tuesday, September 6, 2022 at 9 am. Participants will meet Tuesday and Thursday mornings (9-11 am) through September 29, 2022. There is no cost to participants. A Matter of Balance is an informative, interactive, and social way to decrease your risk of falls and get stronger. Participants may join in the first or second session. All are welcome.
Who should attend? Anyone who:
• Is concerned about falls
• Is interested in improving balance, flexibility and strength
• Has fallen in the past
• Has restricted activities because of falling concerns
You will learn to:
• View falls as controllable
• Set goals for increasing activity
• Make changes to reduce fall risks at home
• Exercise to increase strength and balance
Registration and Information: Contact Pat Saunders 207-374-3257
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Aug 2022. The Gatherings community center is open to the public for those who wish to use it at their own risk. Visit the Events & Activities page to see what’s happening this month, such as A Matter of Balance Course, Life Drawing and Ukulele Jam!
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Or mail your check to The Gatherings, P.O. Box 62 Surry, ME 04684.
Your generous support helps keep the community center open – thank you.
NEW FACILITIES! We now have an EV Charging Station for 2x electric vehicles. There is a $2/hr fee to cover electricity costs. Next to the garage is also an electric bicycle rack & charger. The station is open to the public and can be used at any time. For more info visit plugshare.com/location/316196
SPACE TO WORK AND PLAY. In addition to public & private groups using the community center, students and remote workers can take advantage of the Wi-Fi and space away from home distractions. Gatherings of family and friends can make the most of the large open rooms for getting together at a safe distance. If you would like to rent this space, see our Building Use page.
Note: Some photos on this site were taken before the pandemic.