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Two upcoming classes

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"Stepping On" is a seven week workshop that builds strength, balance and confidence in an effort to reduce the number of falls for a person 60 and older. Among older adults falls are the leading cause of injury, hospital admissions, and death. More than one third of seniors experience a fall each year. Stepping On is an evidence based program that helps seniors become more aware of fall hazards and to learn how to reduce their fall risk.

Two workshops are coming up -- the first will be on Wednesdays starting October 1 and going through November 12 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Orem Friendship Center (93 North 400 East).

A second will be on Thursdays, October 2 to November 13 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Springville Senior Center (50 East 200 South).

Classes are free, but reservations are required (space and materials are limited). To register, please call 801-851-7095. The program is presented by the Utah County Health Department, and sponsored by Mountainland Aging and Family Services Department.

The Utah County Health Department is committed to promoting the health of our community by preventing avoidable disease and injury by monitoring the health of our community, responding to public health emergencies, and assuring conditions in which people can be healthy. For information on UCHD programs or services, please visit www.UtahCountyHealth.org or call 801-851-7000. You can also now follow the UCHD at www.FaceBook.com/uchealth, www.instagram.com/UtahCountyHealthDept, www.twitter.com/uchd, or www.pinterest.com/uchd. The UCHD is a partner with Utah's Public Health Departments.