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Stepping On: Improve balance and build strength

Jul 05, 2018 06:50AM ● By BEACON Senior News

Stepping On is a seven-week fall prevention program covering a range of issues, including falls and fall risks, strength and balance exercises, safe footwear, vision-related falls, safety in public places, community mobility, coping after a fall and understanding how to initiate a medication review. It’s based on the latest scientific research, and is proven to prevent falls for people 65 and over. The course begins July 26. Courses are 1-3 p.m. Thursdays at the St. Mary’s Life Center. Cost is $55. For more information or to register, call 298-6130.