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Photo: Glacial Arts

Jo Boehme, front, leads a Tai Chi demonstration Saturday at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitors Center. With Boehme, from left are Helen...
Photo: Tai chi at the glacier

Jo Boehme's "Tai Chi for Health" class is bundled up during a session Sunday at the Mendenhall Glacier. Boehme's classes are available...
Photo: Polar bear plunge

Angie Fowler, left; Lou Taylor, center; and Jo Boehme race out of the water Tuesday during the 15th Annual Polar Bear Dip at the Auke Village Recreation Area. The air temperature was 35 degrees and it was snowing. Sound off on the important issues at
Tai Chi blossoms in Juneau

...movement - as well as Eastern meditative and yoga practices in general - are taking hold in Juneau. When instructors Jo Boehme and Barb Greening started one Tai Chi for Health class in 2005, they had seven participants doing this kind of Chinese-style...
Preventing bathroom injuries

...that falls can be prevented. "As we age, we want to stay in our own homes and be as independent as possible," states Jo Boehme, an occupational therapist at Bartlett Regional Hospital. "One of our goals is to help people maintain their safety...
Hospice and Home Care: Occupational therapy improves quality of life

...becoming able to take care of yourself and resume activities that are important to you. Juneau occupational therapist Jo Boehme says, "Occupational therapy restores skills for the job of living. It means being able to get back to personal care...
Hospital staff recognized for dedication

...reads. They also cite her efforts in teaching a nutrition class at UAS and volunteers for women and men health forums. Jo Boehme, an occupational therapist, received the Verna Carringan Humanitarian Award, which gives recognition for extraordinary...
Living with Arthritis

...common types of the disease, according to the Arthritis Foundation. "Arthritic conditions can be very disabling," said Jo Boehme, the occupational therapist at Bartlett who teaches the classes. Arthritis class: Self-help for arthritis sufferers...
Making your home safe and accessible

...recommendations. Following the home visit, the doctor and patient receive a written report of the recommended home modifications. Jo Boehme is one of the Occupational Therapists at Bartlett Regional Hospital who regularly conducts home accessibility assessments...
Juneau athletes compete at Buckwheat

...1:44:38), Cristina Della Rosa 62nd (1:46:14), Douglas' Elizabeth White 63rd (1:48:10), Juneau's Jo Boehme, Tammy Kramer, Kathy Hamblett, all 64th (1:52:01), Jeanine Smith 67th (1:52:52), Kristina Carlson 69th...


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