Matter of Balance

Matter of Balance

Matter of Balance

Matter of Balance is a multi-session program designed to improve balance to manage falls and increase activity levels. Participants can expect to learn how to view falls as controllable; set goals to increase activity; improve balance, flexibility. and strength; and assess one's home so that it is set up to reduce falls. The program time is 2 hours per session, once a week for 8 weeks.

This program is designed for patients 60 years of age and older.

During the class, participants learn to:

  • View falls as controllable
  • Set goals for increasing activity
  • Improve balance, flexibility & strength
  • Make changes at home to reduce fall risk

This class is suitable for older adults who:

  • Are concerned about falls
  • Have fallen or are at risk for falls
  • Want to increase activity and exercise
  • Can walk independently (may use cane)

Note: This class not suited for people with dementia

This class is available to UC Davis Health members only.

Office address: 10850 White Rock Rd., Rancho Cordova, CA 95670


Registration and group schedule

Phone: 916-734-0718 (option 1)
Self enrollment: MyUCDavisHealth Sign In > Make an Appointment > Health and Wellness Classes.

There is no cost to attend workshops, however, registration is required.  Class format is small group discussion; spaces are limited to 14 participants per workshop.  For more information about available workshop dates and times contact:  Health Management and Education Department   916-734-0718 or

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