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Real Possibilities – AARP ADVOCATING FOR KŪPUNA

Working to Pass Legislation to Help Lower Drug Costs and Save More for Retirement Craig Gima Hawai‘i Herald Columnist As the state Legislature gets underway and Congress goes back to work in an election year, AARP Hawai‘i...
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Real Possibilities – HOLIDAY SCAMS

Craig Gima Hawai‘i Herald Columnist The holidays are a time of giving and celebration. But for scammers, ‘tis the season to take rather than give. Here are some tips from the AARP Fraud Watch Network on...
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Real Possibilities – NOVEMBER IS NATIONAL FAMILY CAREGIVERS MONTH

Craig Gima Hawai‘i Herald Columnist When you are a poet who's a caregiver, inspiration can strike at any time, even while cleaning up your mother’s incontinence on the bathroom floor at 3 a.m. “After my initial...
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Real Possibilities – ADVOCACY FOR KŪPUNA

Protecting Their Right to Affordable Healthcare and Against Age Discrimination Craig Gima Hawai‘i Herald Columnist Between what’s happening in Congress and efforts to eliminate age discrimination in the state’s plan to ration healthcare in a crisis, AARP...
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Real Possibilities – COVID-19 VACCINE BOOSTERS 411

Craig Gima Hawai‘i Herald Columnist If you’re confused about whether you need to get a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot, you’re not alone. We’re hearing from many küpuna who are wondering what they should do since President...
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Real Possibilities – HELP PREPARE YOURSELF FOR RETIREMENT

Craig Gima Hawai‘i Herald Columnist If you’re like me, it’s fun to daydream about retiring — to think about traveling the world, going to the beach instead of the office, and finally writing a screenplay or...
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Real Possibilities – EMERGENCY PREPARATION 411

Craig Gima Hawai‘i Herald Columnist What’s the difference between preparing for a TV-movie “Sharknado” and preparing for a real hurricane or disaster? If you’re Sharknado TV heroes Ian Ziering or Tara Reid, you might pack a shark-killing...
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Real Possibilities – THE HAWAI‘I VETERANS SUMMIT

Craig Gima Hawai‘i Herald Columnist In the military, you learn how to accomplish missions as a team, says Carlos Santana, an Army veteran who served in Iraq and is part of the planning team for The...
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Real Possibilities – AARP FIGHTS FOR BROADBAND BENEFITS

Making Affordable High-Speed Internet Accessible to All Americans Craig Gima Hawai‘i Herald Columnist From Zoom or Facebook video calls with family to online visits to your doctor, the internet has been a lifeline for küpuna during the...
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Real Possibilities – BE aware of gift card scams

Craig Gima Hawai‘i Herald Columnist What would you do if you got a cashier’s check in the mail, and were told you could cash it then keep what was left over — after buying gift cards...

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