Volunteer Coaches Needed
December 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CSTFree
Coaches help participants become more confident about managing falls, identify ways to reduce falls, and lead exercises to help increase strength and balance.
A Matter of Balance (AMOB) is a proven, award-winning program designed to help people manage concerns about falls and increase their physical activity. The Area Agencies on Aging of Dallas County and North Central Texas need volunteer coaches to bring the program to your community.
To register or get additional information, please contact Kim Mathis at firstname.lastname@example.org or (940) 999-1024 or Tina Dawson at email@example.com or (817) 695-9128
Training is free! Space is limited!
Dates: Friday, Dec. 1st & Dec. 8th, 2023
Time: 9:00 am to 2:30 pm
Location: Online in ZOOM
This training is for the new AMOB coach to facilitate at on-site locations. (Must attend both days to be certified) You will receive the Zoom link and training materials once you complete the registration process.
What do you need to be a coach?
- Good communication and interpersonal skills
- Enthusiasm, dependability, and a willingness to lead small groups of older adults
- Ability to lead low to moderate level exercise
A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls
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
Recognized for Innovation and Quality in Healthcare and Aging, 2006, American Society on Aging. A Matter of Balance Lay Leader Model was developed by a grant from the Administration on Aging.
Presented by the Community Council of Dallas and the North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging. Funded in part by Texas Health & Human Services Commission. A program of the North Central Texas Council of Governments.
We hope this information is helpful to you in the important work you do as a family caregiver.
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