WHO: Juanita Allen
Director of Business Development for Century Health Systems, the parent company
of the Natick Visiting Nurse Association and Distinguished Care Options
health educator, Ms. Kingsley trains more than 2,000 people in the MetroWest
region annually through her First Aid, Wilderness First Aid, CPR and AED
classes in addition to the variety of health and safety programs she teaches. Juanita
has successfully created and facilitated various programs aimed at providing
individuals of varying ages and backgrounds the necessary education and tools
to foster effective and positive social development. A certified EMT since
2001, Juanita managed the Wellness Center at Hale Reservation (the nation’s
largest day camp); served as health care supervisor at Horizons for Youth,
Sharon, Mass.; and has served as instructor trainer and instructor with the Red
Cross, American Heart Association, Medic First Aid and National Safety Council.
She received her Wilderness EMT training certification through Mountain Aid
Lessons and Safety Training (BLAST) is an American Academy of Pediatrics course
that covers how to handle the basics of infant and childcare; how to react
responsibly to medical emergencies and injuries; perform first aid for common
childhood injuries and illnesses; and set up and run a babysitting business.
The course is open to anyone ages 11-13.
is required. To register, visit http://www.brooklinema.gov/recreation.
For additional information, call Elizabeth Gugliotti at 617-730-2069.
Century Health Systems is located at 209 West
Central Street, Suite 316, Natick, Mass., 01760. For additional information,
call 508-651-1786 or visit www.centuryhealth.org.