A Matter of Balance


Man having fun in MOB

Gain confidence with Matter of Balance (MOB). Falls are more common than strokes and can be just as serious.

Over 60 years old? Concerned about falling? Interested in improving balance, flexibility, and strength? Falls are preventable! Make a difference!

Enroll in A Matter of Balance. Classes are coached by peers – members of the community who took the course and then were trained to teach the classes to others.

  • Join an eight-week MOB course.
  • Enroll a friend or relative in MOB.
  • Arrange for MOB to be taught where you live.
  • Become a MOB coach.

Join one of the 8-week, no-charge courses today:

MOB Coach Training – Volunteer to help other learn about Matter of Balance:

To register for classes, coach training or for further information, call (216) 421-1350  extension 113.

This program is based on Fear of Falling: A Matter of Balance. Copyright ©1995 Trustees of Boston University. All rights reserved. Used and adapted by permission of Boston University. A Matter of Balance Lay Leader Model was developed by a grant from the Administration on Aging (# 90AM2780) and has been recognized for Innovation and Quality in Healthcare and Aging, 2006, American Society on Aging. This program is supported by an Older Americans Act grant from the Ohio Department of Aging through the Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging, Cleveland Foundation, the Fairhill Annual Fund and donations of time and skill by volunteer coaches – all part of the Fairhill Unpaid Staff team.WRAAA LogoEncore (CF)