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Volunteer Leaders Sought for Health Promotion Programs
Release Date: January 23, 2012

The Sussex County Department of Human Services, Division of Senior Services is offering a FREE training for volunteers who are interested in co-leading one of their proven health promotion programs, "A MATTER OF BALANCE: Managing Fears about Falls."

Volunteer Leaders Sought for Health Promotion Programs

(Newton, NJ) The Sussex County Department of Human Services, Division of Senior Services is offering a FREE training for volunteers who are interested in co-leading one of their proven health promotion programs, "A MATTER OF BALANCE: Managing Fears about Falls." Volunteers who receive this training will co-lead eight-session (2 hours per week). The workshops will offer practical strategies to reduce fear of falling, address safety issues, increase activity levels, and improve balance, flexibility, and strength through exercise. The two-day leadership training for this program will take place on Fridays, March 16 and 23, 2012, from 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at the Sparta Health and Wellness Center, located at 89 Sparta Avenue, Sparta, NJ. A Coach Manual is included with the training and lunch will be provided, as well. Potential leaders must attend both training dates for the program. Pre-registration is required. Contact Regina Hannapple, Wellness Coordinator, at 973-579-0555 Ext. 1281 or RHannapple@sussex.nj.us for additional information or to register for the training.


A program of the Department of Human Services, Stephen R. Gruchacz, Administrator, Division of Senior Services, Lorraine Hentz, Division Director, One Spring Street, Newton, N.J. 07860 Office Hours: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Phone 973-579-0555 Fax 973-579-0550 seniorservices@sussex.nj.us



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