$20

Stepping On Fall Prevention Program

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University of Iowa Sports Medicine Clinic

2701 Prairie Meadow Dr

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Iowa City, Iowa 52242

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Stepping On

Building confidence, reducing falls

Please join us for this 7-week workshop series to learn important exercises and strategies to prevent falls.

What is Stepping On?

Stepping On is a program that has been researched and proven to reduce falls in older people. It consists of a workshop that meets for two hours a week for seven weeks.

Workshops are led by two trained Stepping On professionals who partner to provide participants with a quality adult learning environment. In addition, local guest experts provide information on exercise, vision, safety, and medications. Topics include:

Simple and fun balance and strength training

  • The role vision plays in keeping your balance

  • How medications can contribute to falls

  • Ways to keep from falling when out in your community

  • What to look for in safe footwear

  • How to eliminate fall hazards from your home


Registration fee: $20

(covers costs of exercise manual, handouts, snacks, and rental of weights)

*Limited partial scholarships available if needed


FAQs

Is this workshop for you?

Stepping On is designed specifically for anyone who:

  • Is 65 or older

  • Has had a fall in the past year or is fearful of falling

  • Lives at home

  • Does not have dementia


What are parking options for the event?

There is a free parking lot just steps from the front door of the clinic.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Contact Kathy Lee at UI Healthcare at 319-384-5681 or via email at kathleen-lee@uiowa.edu

What's the refund policy?

If you enroll but are unable to attend, your registration fee will be refunded minus a 2.00 administrative fee.



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University of Iowa Sports Medicine Clinic

2701 Prairie Meadow Dr

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Iowa City, Iowa 52242

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

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