When you are a caregiver to someone with dementia, you need to be a bit of a detective as well as possess some of the skills of a nurse, social worker and housekeeper.
Dorothy Arriola Colby knows the challenges that about 154,000 family caregivers in Hawaii face daily. A dementia care specialist and caregiving trainer, Colby will share her expertise with these unpaid heroes at two free conferences this month on Oahu and the Big Island of Hawaii.
Former television news anchor Diane Ako writes about her life as a mother, wife and caregiver to her mother, who is in the final stages of Alzheimer's, in her “Peace of Mind” blog
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.
Strategies for improving brain health, coping with dementia and what to do when a loved one is hospitalized are part of a free workshop for caregivers at the University of Hawaii Maui College on July 15 from 9 a.m. to noon.
Strategies for improving brain health, coping with dementia and what to do when a loved one is hospitalized are part of a free workshop for caregivers at Catholic Charities Hawaii on June 24.
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