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A Matter of Balance Coach Training

  • Buckeye Hills Regional Council 1400 Pike Street Marietta, OH 45750 (map)

A Matter of Balance is an award-winning group program that emphasizes practical strategies to reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels. Participants learn to view falls as controllable, set realistic goals, change their environment to reduce risk factors and exercise to increase strength and balance.

You are an excellent candidate for this training if you have:

+ Experience and interest in working with older adults
+ Knowledge about the special needs of older adults
+ Good communication and interpersonal skills
+ Experience with group process and facilitation
+ Comfort with teaching, leading group discussion, and role play

There is not cost for this training. Leader Trainees must agree to schedule and implement two Matter of Balance workshop series within the first 12 months after completing their training.

When: Wednesday, March 20th
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Buckeye Hills Regional Council, 1400 Pike Street, Marietta, OH

There will be a 30-minute lunch break; participants may bring their own lunch or menus can be provided during the morning break.


For more information or to register, contact Amy Nahley at 740-374-2782 ext. 3305 or or Barb Felton at 740-374-1799 or

*This training is made possible through the Southeast Ohio Lifestyle Change Network and the partnership between the Washington County Health Department, Memorial Health System, and Buckeye Hills Regional Council*

Earlier Event: March 1
Executive Committee Meeting
Later Event: March 26
Understanding Alzheimer's & Dementia