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Free Classes Help Older Adults Prevent Falls

Protect Yourself From Falls! Improve Balance at Free Classes

Santa Rosa, CA  –  November 30, 2018  –  Matter of Balance standing groupHarmful falls are the #1 reason older adults and seniors end up at the emergency room. Don’t restrict activities because of worries about falling on uneven ground or stairs -- learn how to protect yourself and stay safely on your feet!

Improve your balance, flexibility and strength and get helpful tips to make your home safer by attending an eight-class series based on the nationally acclaimed program, A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns about Falls. As one student said after taking the series, “I can tell I am stronger, especially when climbing stairs.

Register today for a series near you at mob@schsd.org or (707) 565-5936

  • Rohnert Park Senior Center, 6800 Hunter Drive, Suite A, Rohnert Park: eight Wednesdays, Jan. 9–Feb. 27, 3–5 p.m.
  • Cloverdale Senior Center, 311 N. Main Street, Cloverdale: eight Fridays, Jan. 25–March 15, 1–3 p.m.
  • Vintage House Senior Center, 264 First Street East, Sonoma: eight Wednesdays, Jan. 30–March 20, 10 a.m.–noon.
  • Windsor Senior Center, 9231 Foxwood Drive, Windsor: eight Wednesdays, April 4–May 22, 1–3 p.m. 

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Learn more about this ongoing Sonoma County Area Agency on Aging program on the Web: sonomacounty.ca.gov/Human-Services/Adult-and-Aging/A-Matter-of-Balance-Managing-Concerns-About-Falls/.


Contact Information

Communications Manager
Human Services Department
County of Sonoma
Business Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Contact us by Phone
3600 Westwind Boulevard
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.508155, -122.795028
Mailing Address
PO Box 1539
Santa Rosa, CA 95402