American Family Children's Hospital


UW Health
Locations vary by session
Madison, WI


Stepping On is a well-researched falls prevention program. Stepping On benefits those 65 years and over who have had a fall in the past year OR have a fear of falling.

 

Participants in this program will:

  • Learn to step outside your home with confidence
  • Learn with people your own age
  • Become more aware of fall hazards and learn how your fall risk can be reduced
  • Study the most up-to-date information on fall prevention
  • Learn simple and fun balance and strength training
  • Learn the role vision, medication and footwear can contribute to falls
  • Help others by sharing what has worked for you

You must be able to answer yes to the following questions in order to take this class:

  • Do you live in your own home or independent apartment (do not live in a nursing home)?
  • Are you able to walk without the help of another person?
  • Do you speak and understand English?

You must be able to answer no to the following questions in order to take this class:

  • Do you require a walker, wheelchair or scooter most of the time indoors?
  • Are you suffering from dementia?

Cost: $35 includes snacks and handouts. This cost is reimbursable for Unity members.

 

If you have any questions or you would like to pay by check, please call (608) 890-5651 leave a message with your name and phone number.

 

Upcoming 2016 classes:

  • February 8-March 21 at UW Health West Clinic, 451 Juction Rd.
  • April 14-May 26 at UW Health West Clinic, 451 Junction Rd.
  • June 9-July 21 at UW Health at The American Center, 4602 Eastpark Blvd.
  • Aug. 8-Sept. 26 at UW Health Northeast Family Medical Center, 3209 Dryden Dr.
  • Oct. 31-Dec. 12th at UW Health at The American Center, 4602 Eastpark Blvd. 

 

For a list of all Stepping On classes in Wisconsin please visit the Wisconsin Institute for Healthy Aging https://wihealthyaging.org/workshops


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Sessions

  Date Days Time Status Cost Openings Instructor  
10/31/2016 - 12/19/2016 M 9:30-11:30 am Open $35.00 5 Add to Cart