Tampa Bay/Hudson, Florida – Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point is collaborating with CARES (Community Aging and Retirement Services, Inc.) to present a Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls. The class will be held for four weeks, every Wednesday and Friday from 2 pm - 4 pm at Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, 14000 Fivay Road, Hudson, Florida 34667in the back of the Shoreline Cafeteria, Entrance A. The next class will begin on October 2 and end on October 25, 2019.

A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls is conducted in eight two-hour sessions and uses group discussion, problem-solving strategies, videos and gentle physical exercise. Older adults learn positive coping methods to reduce fear of falling and remain active and independent.

A Matter of Balance helps participants become more confident about managing falls by believing that they can increase their strength, find ways to reduce falls, and protect themselves if they do fall. In addition, participants report that they have increased the amount they exercise on a regular basis.

Class size is limited and reservations are required. For more information and to register call 727‑861‑5141.