Stepping On is a program that has been researched and proven to reduce falls in older people. The Visiting Nurse Association of Johnson County (VNA) and University of Iowa Health Care offer local Stepping On workshops:
September 20 - November 1, 2018 – Thursday mornings – 9:30am-11:30am
September 20 - November 1, 2018 – Thursday afternoons – 1:00pm-3:00pm
VNA of Johnson County, 1524 Sycamore Street, Iowa City, IA 52240
Register online at: https://www.vnaic.org/falls-prevention or https://uihc.org/stepping-on
Register by phone with VNA at: 319-337-9686 ext. 1100
Registration fee: $20 covers costs of exercise manual, handouts, snacks, and rental of weights. Limited partial scholarships available if needed.
Workshops meet for two hours a week for seven weeks and are led by two trained Stepping On professionals. In addition, local guest experts provide information on exercise, vision, safety, and medications.
Simple and fun balance and strength training
The role vision plays in keeping your balance
How medications can contribute to falls
Ways to keep from falling when out in your community
What to look for in safe footwear
How to eliminate fall hazards from your home
Have questions? Need more info?
Visit: https://www.vnaic.org/falls-prevention or https://uihc.org/stepping-on
Kathleen Lee, MSN, RN Injury Prevention Coordinator University of Iowa Health Care (319) 384-5681 firstname.lastname@example.org
Iola Feldkamp, RN, BSN Community Program Coordinator VNA of Johnson County (319) 337-9686 ext. 1155 email@example.com