A MATTER OF Balance: MANAGING CONCERNS ABOUT FALLS
HEALTH + WELLNESS
 

Area Agency on Aging 3 offers this program for those concerned about falling. 

It is designed as a free, 8-week workshop.  Participants attend one class each week for 2 hours.

  • 8 week workshop, 8-12 participants

  • Meets for 2 hours, 1 x per week

  • Developed at Boston University, adapted by Maine Health

  • Specifically designed for those age 60+ who are ambulatory and have fallen or have a fear of falling

  • Facilitated by 2 trained, peer coaches

Subjects addressed include:

  1. Exercise

  2. Home safety

  3. Assertiveness

  4. Goal setting

HEALTHY U : DIABETES SELF MANAGEMENT PROGRAM/DSMP
 
HEALTHY U: CHRONIC DISEASE SELF MANAGEMENT PROGRAM/CDSMP
HEALTHY U: CHRONIC PAINSELF MANAGEMENT PROGRAM/CPSMP
 
  • 6 week workshop, 8-12 participants

  • Meets for 2.5 hours, 1 x per week

  • Developed at Stanford University

  • Specifically designed for people with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes

  • Facilitated by 2 trained, lay leaders

Subjects addressed include:

  1. Nutrition/menu planning

  2. Communication

  3. Problem solving

  4. Exercise

  5. Action plans

  6. Relaxation

Tai JI QUAN: Moving for Better Balance
 

Tai Ji Quan: moving for better balance® is a research-based balance training regimen designed for older adults at risk of falling and people with balance disorders. Developed at Oregon Research Institute and focuses on propagating health by addressing common, but potentially debilitating, functional impairments or deficits.

Subjects addressed include:

  • improved balance

  • better body alignment and awareness

  • coordinated movements in a circular and flowing motion

  • improved functional ability, such as balance and physical function, to reduce 

     fall-related risks and frequency

POWERFUL TOOLS FOR CAREGIVERS
 
  • ​6 week workshop, 8-12 participants

  • Meets for 1.5 hours, 1 x per week

  • Developed at Oregon State University,

  • Facilitated by 2 trained, lay leaders

Subjects addressed include:

1.   Stress management

2.   Communication with family, friends, medical community

3.   Self-care

4.   Dealing with difficult emotions

5.   Caregiving decisions

 

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