Stepping On – Building confidence, Reducing falls

Senior Adults stretching in group class

Stepping ON is a 7-week workshop led by healthcare professionals that meets for two hours a week, where you will learn exercises and strategies to help prevent you from falling. Falling is not a normal part of aging and preventing falls can help keep seniors in their homes and independent. The Stepping ON program has been researched and proven to reduce falls in older people.

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 falls hazards from your home
  • January 16, 2018
    1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Location Information

Saint Therese - Oxbow Campus

5200 Oak Grove Parkway North
Brooklyn Park
Minnesota
55443
United States

Registration Information

Stepping ON is designed specifically for anyone who is 65 or older, has had a fall in the past year, is fearful of falling, lives independently and does not have dementia. This is a 7-week workshop starting on January 16, 2018 that meets for two hours a week, every Tuesday, where you will learn exercises and strategies to help prevent you from falling.

Cost of this workshop is $10.00. Anyone unable to pay, please note at registration. If you have any questions, feel free to contact Marie Maslowski, Community Health Outreach Manager for Maple Grove Hospital and North Memorial Health by e-mail or LeeAnn Mortensen, Injury Prevention Program Coordinator for North Memorial Health by phone (763) 581-3740.

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