Stepping On

Stepping On is a program that has been researched and proven to reduce falls in older people.

It consists of a workshop that meets for two hours a week for seven weeks. Workshops are led by Vanessa Hoines and Shaundra Ziemann-Bolinske, NDSU Extension Agents and Mandy Slag, Injury Prevention Program Director, ND Dept. of Health. In addition, community guest experts provide infor-mation on vision, safety and medications. Topics include:

 Simple and fun balance and strength training

 The role vision plays in keep-ing your balance

 How medications can contrib-ute to falls

 Ways to keep from falling when out in your community

 What to look for in safe foot-wear

 How to eliminate fall hazards from your home

Here’s what some workshop partici-pants have to say:

“It was great. I’m watching more where I’m walking and am aware of my surroundings.” -Bob, Mandan, ND

“I learned so much. I would recommend this program to friends; in fact, I have already done so.” -Susan, Bismarck, ND

Is this workshop for you?

Stepping On is designed specifically for anyone who:

 Is 60 or older

 Has had a fall in the past year

 Is fearful of falling

 Lives at home

 Does not have dementia

Registration Information

Pre-registration is required.

Call 701.667.3340 to register or for more information.

Cost: No Fee! You will receive an excercise weight to keep and healthy snacks at each session.

Location: Touchmark, 1000 W. Century Ave., Bismarck, ND 58503

Attendance: Class size will be limited to 15 participants. Registered participants should plan to attend each class.

Date & Time: Meets 1:30—3:30 p.m. every Thursday for seven weeks: Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26 and November 2, 9, and 16.

Schedules

  • Starting Thursday, October 5th, 2017, repeated every week on Thursday until Thursday, November 16, 2017 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Venue

Touchmark

1000 West Century Avenue
Bismarck, ND 58503