What We Do

Step Smart Collier, Inc. is a nonprofit that collaborates with partners throughout the community to improve the quality of life for Collier County seniors by reducing falls among seniors that result in injury, disability or death.

 

Our Mission

To reduce falls among Collier County Seniors that result in injury, disability or death.

Our Vision

To dramatically improve the quality of life for Collier County Seniors

History

The model for Step Smart Collier is the Lee County Injury Prevention Coalition that is run by the Lee Health Trauma Center. North Naples Fire/Rescue Department initiated SSC early in 2013 under the direction of Assistant Fire Chief Jorge Aguilera. In July 2014, retired Naples Chamber President, Mike Reagen assumed the Chair position to advance the SSC mission. In July 2015, Keith Dameron assumed the Chair of SSC with a strategy to aggressively expand the reach and capabilities of the organization. SSC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.  

 

Our presentations may include:

  • Displays of Home/condo fall prevention items

  • Medication management/evaluations

  • Complimentary balance testing with a written report

  • Home safety item installation and information

  • Tai-Chi demonstration and tips

  • Information on emergencies & 911

  • Information on programs available for seniors