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Keep Kupuna From Falling

Maui Adult Day Care Centers News Release

Maui Adult Day Care Centers and Maui County Office on Aging are inviting members of the public to a free caregiver workshop, “Fall Management Training for Caregivers.” The workship, held on June 29 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Kulana `Oiwi Halau, is open to both professional caregivers as well as those caring for family members, 

Ted Anderson, Doctor of Physical Therapy and member of the Hawaii Chapter of American Physical Therapy Association, and his assistant Jonathan Bucki will offer presentations. They will cover fall statistics and solutions, why falls increase with age, recognizing the warning signs, protection during a fall (demonstrations), fall recovery and Tai Chi for balance.
 
No advance reservations are needed to attend, and certificates of attendance will be provided for professionals.  For more information please feel free to call Kathleen Couch at (808) 871-5804 or Kaui Manera at 553-5393.

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