UPCOMING EVENTS

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NEWS ITEMS

 


LOCAL RESOURCES

State of Hawaii, Aging and Disability Resource Center(Statewide), 643-2372, TTY 643-0889.(Area Agency on Aging) Senior and Caregiver Information and Assistance

www.HawaiiADRC.org

Elderly Affairs Division—AgeSmart, City and Seniors ExercisingCounty of Honolulu, Senior Helpline 768-7700

Senior and Caregiver Information and Assistance

www.elderlyaffairs.com

Kauai Agency on Elderly Affairs

www.kauai.gov

Hawaii County Office of Aging

www.hcoahawaii.org

Maui County Office on Aging

www.co.maui.hi.us/departments/Housing/aging.htm

Executive Office on Aging, State of Hawaii, Department of Health 586-0100

Long Term Care Ombudsman, Sage PLUS (Health insurance and Medicare counseling), and information on state initiatives related to aging.

http://hawaii.gov/health/eoa/

University of Hawaii at Manoa Center on Aging Research and Education 956-5001

Includes the Complete Life Series:  5 booklets on end of life issues and care.

www.hawaii.edu/aging

The Hawaii Foods website provides calorie and nutrient content information for foods common to Hawaii

http://hawaiifoods.hawaii.edu

The Caregiver Foundation

Formed to help you gain the skills and emotional support you need to provide care with excellence, compassion and stability. Provides classes and resources for family caregivers.

www.thecaregiverfoundation.com

The Elderhood Project

KHON 2 news provides resources for seniors, their families and the community

www.khon2.com

Hawaii State Department of Health Guide, "Be Safe, Be Prepared:  A Natural Disasters Safety and Readiness Guide for Seniors in Hawaii"

Natural Disasters GuideDOH

Lanakila Meals on Wheels—Lanakila Pacific. Provides home delivered meals and congregate dining sites for Seniors as well as offers the Chronic Disease Self Management Program

http://www.lanakilapacific.org/programs/lanakila-meals-on-wheels/

NATIONAL RESOURCES

Elderly couple looking out to ocean.

AARP
Advice on retirement and caregiving.

www.aarp.org

Administration on Aging

U.S Dept. of Human Services agency that helps elderly individuals to maintain their dignity in their homes and communities.

www.aoa.gov

Alliance for Aging Research

Tools for healthy aging and information on medical discoveries and research.

www.agingresearch.org

American Federation for Aging Research

Free daily puzzles, free online newsletter, most recent results on medical research and aging, and more.

 http://websites.afar.org

Family Caregivers Online

An education and information resource for family caregivers.

www.familycaregiversonline.net

FCA:  Family Caregiver Alliance

A public voice for caregivers.

www.caregiver.org

National Alliance for Caregiving

The National Alliance for Caregiving is dedicated to providing support to family caregivers and the professionals who help them and to increasing public awareness of issues facing family caregivers.  Includes lots of tips and a caregiver guide.

www.caregiving.org

National Institute on Aging

Leading the federal effort on aging research.

www.nia.nih.gov/healthinformation/publications

Benefits for Seniors

Website that identifies federal and state assistance programs for your situation.

www.benefitcheckup.org

Homecare Online

Guide to home care and hospice, advice on how to choose an agency.

www.nahc.org

Too Young to Retire—Retirement Planning for the 21st Century

www.2young2retire.com

 

 

 
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