Workshop for caregivers to focus on body mechanics

Maui Adult Day Care Centers and the Maui County Office on Aging will present a free caregiver workshop, “Hands on How to Transfer . . . A Course for Caregivers,” from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday at South Maui Adult Day Care Center in Hale Mahaolu Ehiku, 56 Ehiku St., Kihei.

Ted Anderson, with Venture Physical Therapy, will present on learning proper body mechanics and safe transferring; sit to stand; wheelchair to chair; lying down to sitting; and safe ways to help a loved one walk.

The workshop is open to the public. No reservations are needed. Certificates of attendance will be available for professionals. Light refreshments will be provided for those attending.

Complimentary care can be provided for an elderly loved one. Call in advance to arrange.

For more information, call 871-5804.