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Senior Safety

Senior Fall Prevention

The "Stepping On" program empowers older adults to incorporate into their lives healthy behaviors that reduce their risk of falls.

  • Helps build older adults’ confidence in their ability to reduce falls.
  • Seven week class that meets once a week for two hours.
  • Guest professionals visit the class each week to address different aspects of fall prevention. A physical therapist talks about the importance of exercise; a vision expert talks about the necessity of regular eye check-ups; a pharmacist addresses the risk of medication interactions and a community safety experts give tips to stay safe out in the community.
  • An eighth, follow-up session is held 3 months after the series, to assess participant progress.

For more information, or to enroll in an upcoming class, call (385) 468-5317.

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