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Stepping On: Falls Prevention

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Event Type: Announcement
Location: 907 Orchard Drive, Grinnell, IA 50112
Time: Thursday, February 6, 2020 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Categories: Lectures & Talks

Location Description:

Hammond Center - Theater Room

Event Description:

Stepping On is a falls prevention workshop that meets for 2 hours a week for 7 weeks. Supported locally by Unity Point Health Grinnell Regional Medical Center, classes will begin on Thursday, January 9 and will take place at the Hammond Center in the Theater Room at 907 Orchard Drive. To register for these classes, call 641-236-2421 today.

Stepping On provides trained leaders who coach you to recognize your risk of falling and help you build the balance, strength and practical skills you need to avoid a fall. You'll also meet with physical therapists, vision specialists, pharmacists, and community safety experts who help you avoid fall hazards, make your home safer and make your body stronger. Individuals will regain confidence to stay active in the community and do the things you want to do. Stepping On has been researched and proven to reduce falls by 30%. 

 

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