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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...

Love And Advocacy – Leaving A Legacy

Jody Mishan Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Editor’s note: This article is excerpted from a presentation that Jody Mishan delivered at the Hawaii Pacific Gerontological Society Conference in September 2008. Mishan revised it last month for...

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...

KBFD – Korean Programming

“The Legendary Witches,” Sunday at 6:30 p.m./ re-airs Monday at 1:45 p.m. Soo-In, Bok-Nyeo, Poong-Geum and Mi-O were cellmates at a woman’s prison. The four women have their own stories on why they were there, but through...

KIKU — Channel 9

PROGRAMS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE “853 (TBS),” premieres on Thursday, Dec. 3, at 9 p.m. 853 refers to the precinct where Detective Shinnosuke Kamo used to work. But this was before he accidentally shot...

NGN3 December Movie Schedule

TUESDAY, DEC. 1 Midnight – Big Magnum Kuroiwa 1:50 a.m. – -Hibari’s Favorite 3:10 a.m. – Succession 5:10 a.m. – The Ambitious Youth 6:50 a.m. – White Snake Enchantment 8:50 a.m. – Tragedy in the Devil-Mask Village 10:20 a.m. – Seven...

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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Helpful Hints For Caregivers

This list of common Alzheimer’s-related challenges and some basic-care suggestions was compiled in 1995 by then-Hawai‘i Herald writer Alan Suemori, who gleaned it from materials provided by the Alzheimer’s Association, Aloha Chapter. We asked...
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Today’s Thought

by Rev. Paul S. Osumi Reprinted with permission Right Where You Are The most exciting and interesting place is right where you are. If the grass is greener in your neighbor’s backyard, it usually is because he...

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