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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 class will meet once a week for 2 hours each session. The program is 8 weeks long.

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

Masking Requirements

Patients, visitors and staff always need to wear a mask inside any of the Essentia facilities. As mask mandates end, Essentia Health will continue to follow CDC guidance. The CDC says people in health care settings should still wear a mask, regardless of vaccination status. We ask for your understanding and support of this important safety measure.