Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians, Tai Ji Quan: Moving for Better Balance Elders Program
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 11:00 AM PST - 01:00 PM PST
The program is tailored to teach elders balance, self-awareness, and controlling body movements for performing various activities of daily life. The Moving for Better Balance Elders helps elders rebuild and retrain their bodies to move at varying speeds, improve range of motion, and stabilize their base of support to prevent falls.

•	Learn how to adapt an evidence based practice to be accepted in Native Community 
•	Increase the awareness of the elders about risk of falls and ways to reduce that risk
•	Show the similarities between some Tai Ji Quan moves and the cultural beliefs of the Anishinaabe

Presenter Information:

Arlene M. Naganashe, RN, MSN

Tammy Okuly Shananaquet, RN, ADN

Marlene Gasco

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