Balance training course available

Thrive Alliance is offering information to help individuals become certified trainers in the evidence-based course “A Matter of Balance.”

The free two-day course will certify individuals to become trainers to teach older adults how to reduce the fear of falling and get more active.

Training will be 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 7 and 8 at Thrive Alliance, 1531 13th St.

Spanish-speaking individuals are strongly encouraged to consider taking the course.

To learn more, call Thrive Alliance at 812-372-6918 or visit

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Julie McClure is assistant managing editor of The Republic. She can be reached at or (812) 379-5631.