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Stepping On – Fall Prevention Program

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Stepping On – Fall Prevention Program

December 8, 2020 - January 19, 2021

Are You Concerned About Falling?

Did You Know:

  • 1 in 3 Adults 65 years and older will fall this year.
  • Between one third and one half of all older adults have a fear of falling.
  • Falls should NOT be considered a normal part of the aging process.
  • Stepping On is a proven program designed to build confidence and reduces falls for seniors

Stepping On is a FREE fall prevention program aimed at teaching participants ways to reduce their risk of falling. It is an evidence based program, designed for older adults, proven to reduce the risk of falls by about 31%.

Stepping On focuses on how strength and balancing exercises, medication management, home safety, footwear, vision and mobility are important in preventing falls. As a result of the program participants will increase overall strength, achieve better balance, gain more confidence, and have a greater sense of independence as well as a reduced risk of falling.

Stepping On classes meet online once per week for 7 weeks beginning every Tuesday, December 8, 2020 through January 19, 2021 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.

Registration deadline is December 1, 2020

Course materials will be emailed each week.

For more information and to register please call Kelly at (301)790-8378.

Stepping On flyer

 

 

 

Details

Start:
December 8, 2020
End:
January 19, 2021

Organizer

Meritus Health
Phone:
301-790-8378

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