'Stepping On' falls prevention program coming to Superior

 


The South Heartland District Health Department will be hosting a Stepping On class in Superior from 1 to 2:30 p.m., March 14, as part of an ongoing district-wide effort to reduce falls in older adults.

Liz Chamberlain, South Heartland’s falls prevention project specialist, said “Stepping On is a seven-week class that meets once a week for one-and-a-half hours, and includes visits from guest experts. The experts provide education and actions to take to reduce falls.”

In the first two weeks of the program, a physical therapist (PT) will teach participants four exercises they need to...



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