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Fall Prevention

Improve Your Balance. Worry Less About Falls. Be More Active.

Falls can be absolutely devastating for older adults. And the fear of falling can be just as bad—keeping people sidelined on the couch afraid to join family and friends at restaurants, shopping trips or family events.

A Matter of Balance classes are designed just for people 60 and up. There is no cost. The classes help seniors:

  • Work on balance
  • Prevent falls
  • Reduce the fear of falling
  • Build confidence and be more active

Classes include practical tips and techniques, along with confidence-building and mobility exercises. Classes meet at community venues right in your neighborhood and are held in small group setting, so you can get to know the group, share ideas and work through challenges with each other. Classes meet for two hours a week for eight weeks.

Classes Throughout Metro Detroit

We are always scheduling new classes and can help you find a class starting soon in your neighborhood. Call (833) 262-2200 or email wellnessprograms@aaa1b.com for more information or to register. (You must register in advance.) You can also view our list of Upcoming Area Agency on Aging 1-B Health and Wellness Classes.


Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit
6600 W. Maple Rd., West Bloomfield
Begins March 6   1 – 3 pm

Troy Community Center
3179 Livernois, Troy
Begins March 14  1 – 3pm

Lincoln Golden Ages Senior Center
8970 Whittaker Rd., Ypsilanti
Begins March 21  1 – 3pm

Carpenter Place Apartments
3400 Carpenter, Ypsilanti
Begins April 6  1 – 3pm

Sterling Heights Senior Center
40200 Utica Rd., Sterling Heights
Begins April 12   10am – noon

Huntington Woods Parks & Recreation
26325 Scotia
Begins April 17  10am – noon

Henry Ford Hospital – West Bloomfield
6777 W. Maple Rd., West Bloomfield
Begins May 2 11:00am – 1:00pm

No cost

There is no cost for the class, but donations are always appreciated. They help us bring the classes to more people.

Ready to Start? Registration is Easy

You must register in advance. Please call (833) 262-2200 or email wellnessprograms@aaa1b.com.

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