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Stepping On Fall Prevention Class

Feb 8, 2013 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Feb 15, 2013 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Feb 22, 2013 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Mar 1, 2013 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Mar 8, 2013 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Mar 15, 2013 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Mar 22, 2013 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Lower level Gold Conference Center at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, 1221 Whipple St.
This class meets once a week for seven consecutive weeks. It is a fall prevention program for those 65 and older who have had a fall in the past year, are fearful of falling, live at home and are not suffering from dementia. Local guest experts also assist by providing information on exercise, vision, safety and medications. Topics include simple and fun balance and strength training; the role vision plays in keeping your balance; how medication can contribute to falls; ways to stay safe when out in the community; what to look for in safe footwear; how to check your home for safety; and much more. Class meets from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Fridays, Feb. 8 through March 22, in the lower level Gold Conference Center at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, 1221 Whipple St. This is a free service. For more information or to register, call the Aging & Disability Resource Center by Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, at 715-839-4735 or toll free 1-888-338-4636.

Aging & Disability Resource Center at 715-839-4735 or toll free 1-888-338-4636