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Fall Prevention
 

EDUCATION
AARP
Elderly Affairs Division, C&C of Honolulu
Executive Office on Aging
Hawaii American Heart/Stroke Association
Ke Ola Pono No Na Kupuna
Kupuna Education Center
Drugwatch.com

FINANCIAL
CSI, Inc.
KSK 
Open Mortgage

INSURANCE
Sage PLUS

MEALS
Hawaii Meals on Wheels
Lanakila Meals on Wheels

RESPITE
Kokua Kalihi Valley Elderly Services

SENIOR CARE/SUPPORT
15 Craigside
Aloha Nursing & Rehab Centre
Ann Pearl Nursing Facility
Arcadia Retirement Residence
Castle Medical Center
Central Union Church Adult Day Care
Franciscan Adult Day Center
Hale Ho Aloha
Hale Kuike
Hawaii Health Systems
Hawaii Kai Retirement Assisted Living
Home Care Solutions
Hookele Health Navigators
Kahala Nui and Hiolani Care Center
Kina Ole Estate Ltd.
Kokua Kalihi Valley Elderly Services
Kokua Nurses
Kuakini Adult Day Services
Kulana Malama
Lunalilo Home
Malama Adult Day Care
Manoa Cottage Kaimuki
Manoa Senior Care
Oahu Care Facility
Palolo Chinese Home
Pearl City Nursing Home
Pohai Nani Retirement Community
Regency at Hualalai
Regency at Puakea
Roselani Place
Safe Harbor Homecare
Sakura House
The Plaza at Mililani/Moanalua/Punchbowl
The Salvation Army Adult Day Services

SENIOR CENTERS
Department of Parks & Recreation
MOA Hawaii
Moiliili Senior Center
Waikiki Community Center
YMCA of Honolulu

TRANSPORTATION
Charleys Taxi & Limousine-Medicab
Handicabs of the Pacific
The Bus Schedule

OTHER
Community Case Management Corp.
Dino Dee, DDS Inc.
Sunetric
U.S. Jaclean, Inc.


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  • •77% of victims of falls in Hawaii are aged 65 years or older
  • •Approximately every 5 hours, an elderly person living in Hawaii is hospitalized as a result of falling.
  • •In Hawaii, on average, 65 seniors die, over 1,700 are hospitalized, and almost 4,500 are treated in an emrgency department because of falls every year.
  • •Falls cause 80% of the hospitalizations for traumatic brain injuries.
  • •75% of all falls among seniors occur in the home.
  • •37% are discharged to a skilled nursing facility and 14% to a rehabilitation facilty incurring additional costs to insurance companies and families.
  •  •The number of falls increases significantly across the senior age range.
  • •Seniors who have fallen are 2-3 times more likely to fall again.

  • •Begin a regular exercise program
  • •Have your health care provider review you medications
  • •Have your vision checked
  • •Make your home safer

 

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