do you have
about falling?

Many older adults experience concerns about falling and
restrict their activities. A MATTER OF BALANCE is an award-winning
program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels.

This program emphasizes practical strategies to manage falls.


  • view falls as controllable
  • set goals for increasing activity
  • make changes to reduce fall risks at home
  • exercise to increase strength
    and balance


  • anyone concerned about falls
  • anyone interested in improving balance, flexibility and strength
  • anyone who has fallen in the past
  • anyone who has restricted activities because of falling concerns


Sponsored By

Federal Hill House Association &
Sal Mancini Resource & Activity Center

Classes will be held at Sal Mancini
Resource & Activity Center,
Two Atlantic Blvd., North Providence, RI


Classes will be Wednesday afternoons starting
9/12 through 10/24 from 12:30 - 2:30;
the final class will be held Friday October 26th.

Classes are 2 hours each

For more information and to sign up for this event,
please call

Sal Mancini Resource & Activity Center
at 401-231-0742




A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls Volunteer Lay Leader Model ©2006
This program is based on Fear of Falling: A Matter of Balance. Copyright ©1995 Trustees of Boston University. All rights reserved. Used and adapted by permission of Boston University.
A Matter of Balance Lay Leader Model
Recognized for Innovation and Quality in Healthcare and Aging, 2006, American Society on Aging
A Matter of Balance Lay Leader Model was developed by a grant from the Administration on Aging (#90AM2780).