Falls Prevention Event

2018 Annual Fall Prevention Awareness Campaign Stan Michaels— Fall Prevention Coordinator The EMSIPSB and Fall Prevention Consortium’s 6th Annual Fall Prevention Awareness Campaign launched on June 12, 2018 with a press release from the DOH Communication office.  It highlights the 7 main areas of the Campaign’s focus, which includes: (1) 240 public service announcements on 3 ...
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           Summer 2016 Falls Prevention Campaign Stanley J. Michaels – Senior Fall Prevention Specialist Senior fall injuries are an enormous problem and place a huge burden on our seniors and their families as well as our health system. To address this issue, EMS and Injury Prevention System Branch (EMSIPSB) and the Hawaii Fall Prevention Consortium in ...
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR VIRGINIA PRESSLER, MD DIRECTOR NEWS RELEASE December 16, 2015                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    15-062 Fall Prevention Consortium and Hawaii Department of Health Award Four Individuals for Helping to Reduce the Number and Severity of Falls Among Hawaii’s Seniors HONOLULU – Almost every hour of the day in the U.S., a senior is ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 4, 2015 15-025 Hawaii Department of Health and the Hawaii Fall Prevention Consortium Launch 2015 Senior Fall Prevention Campaign to Reduce Fall-Related Injuries on June 8 HONOLULU – Falls among Hawaii seniors are reaching troubling numbers and are creating an enormous burden on individuals, families and our health care system. Every ...
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TCHI Certified Tai Chi Classes Hawaii state wide availability There may be other tai chi classes available statewide. This list is composed of currently certified Tai Chi for Health Institute (TCHI) instructors. This list will be constantly updated and is not to be considered the only quality tai chi available. However those listed here have ...
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH NEIL ABERCROMBIE GOVERNOR LINDA ROSEN, MD, MPH DIRECTOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 27, 2014 14-018 SENIOR FALL PREVENTION CAMPAIGN BEGINS MAY 29 HONOLULU – The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) and the Hawaii Fall Prevention Consortium in collaboration with AARP, FOODLAND Supermarkets, TIMES Supermarkets, MINA Pharmacies, KTA Superstores, and the Hawaii ...
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Tai Chi for Arthritis Fall Prevention Workshop An evidence-based program that is supported by the Center for Disease Control to improve balance, this Sun Style tai chi protocol was created by Dr. Paul Lam, a family physician and Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Patience White of the Arthritis Foundation. It is used in facilities worldwide to ...
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Dear Community Partners, Please RSVP and register to attend this training entitled: Training Topic: “Fall Prevention.”    See link to flyer below. Presenter: David Nakamaejo, MEd and Stan Michaels, MFA who are Organizers for Hawai‘i State Fall Prevention Consortium Registration Link:   http://www.regonline.com/training10Jan2014 (expired) This is an very good presentation about the basic “four pillars” of ...
Read More You Are Invited! FREE Healthcare Professionals’ Teleconference, January 10, 2014, Queen’s Conferfence Center