Among older adults, falls are the leading cause of injury, hospital admissions for trauma and death. Many older people have had a fall that may have shaken their confidence and may have resulted in an injury.

Gundersen offers Stepping On workshops to teach older adults techniques to prevent falls. The workshop meets for two hours each week for seven weeks, focusing on topics such as:

Balance and strength exercises

The role of vision in maintaining balance

Safe and proper footwear

Medication and falls

Staying safe out in the community

Home safety

Anyone who is age 65 or over, has fallen in the past year, is fearful of falling, living at home and not suffering from dementia would benefit from a Stepping On workshop.

Schedules

  • Starting Tuesday, September 26th, 2017, repeats every week on Tuesday until Tuesday, November 07, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Venue

Dahl Family YMCA Healthy Living Center, Classroom B

1140 Main St.
La Crosse, WI 54601

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