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Healthy menus and eating will take center stage when celebrity chef Martin Yan makes a pair of appearances in Hawaii this month.
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The city and county of Honolulu will look at all programs, facilities and services now and going forward to see how they affect all generations from kupuna to keiki.
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AARP is partnering with Bikeshare Hawaii to offer fun, free and healthy Biki Social Rides aimed at people 50 and older during September and October. The first rides take place on Saturday, September 1 at the Lei of Parks Family Day which will link Ala Moana, Kewalo Basin and Kakaako parks with walking and biking paths.
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Hurricane preparedness tips
If you are a kupuna or caregiver, especially if you take care of someone with dementia, the time to prepare for a major storm or disaster is now, before a disaster happens.
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With healthier lifestyles and advances in health care, the odds are that we will live much longer than our parents.
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Medicare contributes $2.4 billion to Hawai‘i’s economy, equivalent to  15% of state and local government spending in the state, according to a new report from AARP released just before the 53 rd anniversary of the law.
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As a caregiver, Ken Takeya knows that if a hurricane, tsunami or some other disaster strikes Hawai‘i, he needs to be by his wife’s side, rather than running around or standing in long lines to buy water, food and gas.
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More than half of fire deaths in Hawaii were of people 65 and older, according to a recent report. That’s why AARP Hawaii and the American Red Cross are teaming up to prevent fire deaths among kupuna.
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