Home & Family

Discover the latest on caregiving, universal design, livable communities, grandparenting, driver safety and more.
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1 p.m. ET — Veterans and 7 p.m. ET — Stay at Home with Experts Ty Pennington, Carla Hall & Matt Paxton
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Resources for updates, home health visits, food banks, grocery access and meal delivery.
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“How to Prepare for the Zombie Apocalypse” is the unlikely title of the latest offering from AARP Hawaii’s speakers bureau.
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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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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A landmark law aims to help about 154,000 unpaid family caregivers in the state to remain in the workforce while helping their parents, spouses or other relatives age in place.
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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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Papakolea’s Adrienne Dillard is one of ten finalists for AARP AAPI Community Hero Awards Contest and needs votes on Facebook to become one of the top three winners.
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AARP wants to make sure an estimated 154,000 family caregivers in Hawaii are aware of a new law and how it affects them. The Caregiver Advise, Record, Enable (CARE) Act, which will take effect July 1, aims to improve communication between hospitals and caregivers.
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Caregivers and family members can learn how to keep your brain healthy, improve your homelife as a caregiver, reduce stress and get fit and modify your home to age in place.
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