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Fall Prevention: “Aging Isn’t for the Weak” with Stan Michaels

October 17, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Silhouette of a person falling

Note: This event was to be held on September 26, 2022 at 1 p.m., but has been rescheduled to October 17th at 1 p.m.


September is Fall Prevention Month.

Stan Michaels is a Senior Fall Prevention Specialist with the Hawai‘i Department of Health. He will provide an anecdotal and humorous presentation on the realities of aging. Stan will discuss the increased risk of falls as a person’s mobility, hearing, vision, focus, and core cognitive skills deteriorates. He will also provide five strategies for kupuna to adopt and practice in order to reduce their risk of injury and/or death related to falls. This free 45-minute program is suitable for adults, kupuna, and caregivers.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!
Call (808) 832-3466 or visit the library to register.


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Details

Date:
October 17, 2022
Time:
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
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Oahu

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Adults

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Oahu – Kalihi-Palama
1325 Kalihi St
Honolulu, HI 96819 United States
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Phone:
808-832-3466

In state observance of Thanksgiving, all public libraries will be closed on Thursday, November 24th.