Stepping On, Fall Prevention
Why should I be concerned about falling?
•In Wisconsin, falls are the leading cause of injury in older adults.
•Of those that fall, about 50% of all seniors do not resume independent living.
•Wisconsin ranks in the top 5 states in the US for the number of deaths due to falls.
•Simple and fun balance and strength training.
•How your vision plays a role in keeping your balance.
•How medication can contribute to falls.
•Ways to stay safe when out and about in your community.
•What to look for in safe footwear.
•How to check your home for safety.
***Must be 60 years or older to attend this class***