Classes reduce fears and falls

The Allen Eiry Center is to offer a class, “Matter of Balance,” starting Sept. 17. This award-winning program is designed to help people manage falls and increase activity levels. Developed by a grant from the Administration on Aging, the program is free, but participants must be members of the Allen Eiry Center.

The program emphasizes practical coping strategies to reduce the risk of falls. During classes, participants learn to view falls and fear of falling as controllable.

The classes are 1-2:30 p.m. Tuesdays for six weeks, with some changes possible as remodeling continues in the building. The Allen Eiry Center is located at 28 Hopewell Ave., Tiffin.

For more information and pre-registration, call (419) 448-9774.