Falls-Prevention Program Offered in Algoma

The Aging & Disability Resource Center of the Lakeshore and St. John Lutheran Church in Algoma will be offering Stepping On, a seven-week falls-prevention program to be held each Monday, April 13 – June 1, 10 am – 12 pm. (There will be no class May 25.) Attendance at all seven sessions is highly encouraged because each builds on previous skills. Advance registration is required by April 13.

Stepping On is a fun, interactive, evidence-based falls-prevention program that educates participants and builds confidence to reduce and/or eliminate falls. It focuses on strength and balancing exercises, medication management, home and community safety, footwear, vision and mobility.A suggested donation of $10 is collected at the first class to help cover the costs of the provided materials. To find out more or register, call the Aging & Disability Resource Center of the Lakeshore at 877.416.7083.