Between Alzheimer’s And Life

Diane Ako Special to The Hawaii Herald She still knows my name. “Diane!” my mother exclaims joyfully when I arrive at the care home to visit. “Do you know my daughter?” she asks all the staff, and...
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State Alzheimer’s Plan Moving Forward

Kevin Kawamoto Special to The Hawai‘i Herald The Alzheimer’s Association estimates that 26,000 people in Hawai‘i age 65 and older have Alzheimer’s disease. That number is estimated to grow to 29,000 in 2020, and to 35,000...

Home Away From Home – Setting The Standard In Memory Care

Kevin Kawamoto Special to The Hawai‘i Herald The decision to place a loved one in a nursing home or some other residential care facility is rarely an easy one for family members, but there are times...

Shushin

Shushin by Bishop Ryokan Ara, Tendai Mission of Hawaii
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Alzheimer’s Advertorials

THE PLAZA ASSISTED LIVING The Plaza Assisted Living offers a convenient month-to-month rental for Oahu’s seniors, which includes the following amenities: • A variety of attractive apartment styles, each equipped with an emergency call system to communicate with wellness staff. •...

Arm Yourself With Info About Alzheimer’s

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, empower yourself by learning as much as you can about the disease to prepare yourself and/or the person with the disease for...
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Children Are Our Future . . .

Dear Frances by Frances H. Kakugawa
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Armed With Words

Editor’s note: Frances Kakugawa was a good poet and writer before Alzheimer’s disease attacked her mother and forever changed Frances’ life. She took her love for the written word and turned it into a...

Second Annual Aki Matsuri: Celebrating Children And Culture

WHO/WHAT: The Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i presents this fall festival that honors Hawai‘i’s children and the traditions brought to Hawai‘i by Japanese immigrants. It commemorates the Japanese traditions of Bunka no Hi or “Culture Day”...

Government Website Focuses On Brain Health

Kevin Kawamoto Special to The Hawai‘i Herald “The only constant about your brain is that it’s always changing.” That is one of the key messages on the federal government’s new website, BrainHealth.gov, which is part of a...

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