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Stepping On

Jul 17, 2018 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until Aug 21, 2018

Stepping On

Tuesday, July 10-August 21
1:00 – 3:00 pm

Cost: Free, please register for this program by calling Lesley at 812-340-3842  IU Health Instructor:  Lesley R. Myers, BSN, RN, TCRN Trauma Registrar, PI, & Injury Prevention Coordinator

 Stepping On is a high-level, evidence-based program proven to reduce falls and build confidence in older people. A community-based, small-group workshop, Stepping On was developed in Australia and tested in a randomized trial where it demonstrated a 31% reduction in falls.  Stepping On is designed specifically for people who are: 1) at risk of falling, 2) have a fear of falling, or 3) who have fallen one or more times. Participants meet for two hours a week for seven weeks.  Workshops are facilitated by trained leaders and provide a safe and positive learning experience. Subjects covered include: Simple and fun strength and balance exercises; The role vision plays in keeping your balance; How medications can contribute to falls; Ways to stay safe when out and about in your community; What to look for in safe footwear; How to check your home for safety hazards.

 

Details

Date:
Jul 17, 2018
Time:
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Event Category:

Venue

The Endwright Center
631 W. Edgewood Dr.
Ellettsville, IN 47429 United States
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Phone:
(812) 876-3383 ext. 515
Website:
www.area10agency.org/endwright