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Stepping On and Positive Attitude Helps Nebraska Woman Cope With and Avoid Falls

October 26th, 2015 — 7:40pm

gwenpictureDid you know that the Wisconsin Institute for Healthy Aging is the U.S. license holder for the Stepping On falls prevention program?  WIHA has trained hundreds of leaders in many states enabling them to bring Stepping On to communities all across the country.  As in Wisconsin, happy participants often share their stories.  Here’s a letter from 85-year-old Gwen Krieser of Garland, Nebraska:

To the Stepping On staff at the Seward Civic Center:

One day in the Pak ‘n’Save store, I shared with [a friend] about how I had been falling. She said she took a workshop that could help me too, and soon sent your [Stepping On] brochure to me. That was the first step toward Stepping On. Continue reading »

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