This program will inform, assist, or refer eligible Seniors to the following resources:
**Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Programs
**Assistance Program for Home Repairs
**Utility Assistance Programs
**Weatherization Assistance Program
Call Us: +1.214.565.1147
SENIOR CITIZEN OUTREACH PROGRAM...
FEED THE PEOPLE
Provides home delivered meals one Saturday of the month to qualified indigent residents in the South Dallas Area. We also provide meals to the homeless as walk-ins.
MATTER OF BALANCE
A Matter of Balance is a program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase the activity levels of older adults who have concerns about falls.
What do we know about Fear of Falling?
**It is reasonable to be concerned about falls **Safety is important
**1/3 to 1/2 of older adults acknowledge fear of
Fear of falling is associated with:
**Decreased satisfaction with life
**Decreased mobility and social activity
**Fear of falling is a risk factor for falls
Who Should Attend?
**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
During eight two-hour classes, participants learn:
**To view falls and fear of falling as controllable
**To set realistic goals for increasing activity
**To change their environment to reduce fall risk
**Exercise to increase strength and balance
(Classes are led by trained coaches.)