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UW Health SMPH
American Family Children's Hospital

Research Park
621 Science Dr.
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:

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


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

  1. Do you require a walker, wheelchair or scooter most of the time indoors? NO
  2. Are you suffering from dementia? NO


 Cost of this 7-week workshop is $35 and 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 leave a message with your name and phone number  (608) 890-5651


Upcoming classes:

May 13 - June 24  at  301 S. Westfield Rd.

August 26 - October 14  at  Research Park, 621 Science Dr.

November 2 - December 14  at  UW East Clinic, 5249 E. Terrace Dr.




Class Search


  Date Days Time Status Cost Openings Instructor  
08/26/2015 - 10/14/2015 W 2:00-4:00 pm Wait List $35.00 0 Susan Nicol Add to Cart
11/02/2015 - 12/14/2015 M 9:00-11:00 am Open $35.00 11 CJ Aspenson Add to Cart