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Stepping On Fall Prevention Program via Zoom

By UIHC Trauma Service

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March 23 · 7am - May 4 · 9am PDT



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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. We will meet every Thursday, March 23rd, 2023 through May 4th, 2023, via Zoom. Registrants will receive the Zoom link to the class two weeks before the class begins.

This class is for people 60 and older and people of any age with a chronic illness .

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: $35

(covers costs of exercise manual and handouts)

*Limited partial scholarships available, if needed

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Kathy Lee in advance at 319-384-5681 or 563-340-8242.

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