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Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, founder of AARP
AARP Hawai‘i is now accepting nominations for its 2019 Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors Hawai‘i residents 50+ who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members.
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Now through April 13, the AARP Foundation is providing free in-person tax assistance and preparation through its Tax-Aide program. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is the nation’s largest volunteer-run free tax preparation service.
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Are you skilled at using your phone to take photos and videos, or just getting started? Are you a master at Facebook and Twitter, or do you lurk in the background?
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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.
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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AARP Hawai‘i will supply speakers for Oahu, Big Island and Maui groups on a wide variety of topics, ranging from fraud to caregiving to retirement planning. There is no charge and any group with at least ten people can host the presentation at a place of their choice.
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In Hawaii, honoring veterans has a rich tradition. Many residents place lei on military graves on Memorial Day.
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AARP is now accepting nominations for its 2018 Hawaii Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors Hawaii individuals age 50+ who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members.
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Filipino World War II veterans and surviving family members are being urged to register so they can receive long-overdue recognition of their service during the War in the Pacific.
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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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