Press Release

Program for elderly is A Matter of Balance

BUCKSPORT, Maine — A Matter of Balance, an eight- week program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase the physical activity levels of aging adults, will hold its introductory session 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, and runs Tuesdays through Nov. 20 at the Bucksport Senior Center, 125 Broadway.

Nurse Esther Landry and The Rev. Linda Smith will lead weekly classes. Class activities will include group discussion, problem solving, role-playing, skill building, assertiveness training, videotapes and practical solutions.

The program is sponsored by Eastern Area Agency on Aging in association with the Bucksport Bay Healthy Communities Coalition. Participants will be charged a one-time fee of $15 to cover the cost of the book. Scholarships are available.

To register in advance for the Matter of Balance program, call Mary Jane Bush at 207-469-6682.


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