McKinley Community School for Adults
634 Pensacola St.
Honolulu, HI 96814
Free Parking Available
Enter through Pensacola Street.
To Register, Call: 734-9108
Seating is limited.
Understanding Aging and Chronic Health Issues
Date: Friday, June 20, 2014 Time: 9:00-11:00AM Fee: FREE
The following topics are addressed from the caregiver perspective: the normal process of aging, chronic health conditions, medication management, nutrition & diet, maintaining independence in activities of daily living and end-of-life care. The focus is on the caregiver and what a caregiver can do as well as promoting as much independence as possible for the elder.
Community, Legal, & Financial Resources for Family Caregivers
Date: Friday, July 11, 2014 Time: 9:00-11:00AM Fee: FREE
This course will address topics related to social and health-related resources for elders and caregivers that are available in the community (e.g. free and fee-for-service). In addition, this course will address common legal issues including power of attorney, Will and Trusts, advanced health care directives, elderly abuse & neglect, financial scams, and mental competency issues. Financial issues will include discussions on the cost of long-term care and the differences between Medicaid and Medicare coverage.
Understanding Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia
Date: Friday, July 25, 2014 Time: 9:00-11:00AM Fee: FREE
This course will address dementia and specifically Alzheimer's Disease. Topics include the disease process, behavioral management techniques, resources in the community and caregiver stress relief.
FAMILY CAREGIVER TRAINING SERIES (to Start in Fall 2014 or Spring 2015)
Located at Kapi’olani Community College
Kapi'olani Community College (KCC) is offering a series of workshops designed specifically for family caregivers interested in learning skills for the care of their elderly parents, spouse or relative. The workshops are planned by the KCC Kupuna Education Center and are taught by experienced health and elder care educators. Pre-registration is required.
Hands-On Skills for Family Caregivers
»Observe Skills Demonstration
Course No.: Course Fee: $40
Includes 6 class hours and handouts
What Family Caregivers Want & Need to Know
» Receive Helpful Info, Resources and Tips
During five 2-hour workshops, participants learn practical and helpful ways to care for an elder and how to make decisions about providing care to an elder at home. Topics include: normal aging and common chronic health conditions, managing medications, nutrition and diet, community services, legal and financial considerations, assisting with activities of daily living such as dressing, bathing, eating, etc., memory exercises to keep the aging mind sharp, and tips on caring for an elder with Alzheimer’s or other dementias.
Course No.: Course Fee: $65
Includes: 10 class hours and handouts
Fall Prevention and Career Transitions for Boomers
Aging & Older Adults: A Brief Introduction & Practical Approach
For more information please call us at 734-9108.
For those interested in classes at Leeward Community College, please call 455-0500.
Kupuna Connections TV Series