Health


 WEDNESDAY, Oct. 24 

ACUPUNCTURE WITH ALOHA 

Where: Naniloa Kilohana Rm. 

When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 24 

Details: Acupuncturists Without Borders offers free stress relief, co-sponsored by Hawaii College of Oriental Medicine. All invited; no apvpointments needed. Donations welcome. 

Contact: Dane Silva, 895- 1949, dsilva@hicom.edu 

FRIDAY, Oct. 26 

STANDARD FIRST AID 

Where: Hilo Red Cross 

When: 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Oct.26 

Details: Standard First Aid with CPR/AED Adult. Recognize and care for victims of illness and sudden injuries and learn how to use an AED. Also Dec. 10, 22. $90. Register at www.redcross.org or call 1-800-733-2767. 

Contact: Maury Agcaoili, (808) 739-8121, maury.agcaoili@redcross.org 

NAMI FAMILY SUPPORT 

Where: 688 Kinoole St. Suite 115A 

When: 7 p.m. Oct. 26 

Details: National Alliance on Mental Illness-Hawaii monthly support group. Understand loved ones living with and recovering from mental illness. Learn, connect with others and feel empowered. 

Contact: Carolyn Oki, 935-3518 or 936-2832, carold2654@hawaiiantel.net 

COMING 

BEREAVEMENT CAMP 

Where: Pahala Plantation Cottages 

When: 8 a.m. Oct. 27 

Details: Hospice of Hilo two-day family event. Campers of all ages learn positive ways to share feelings, new ways to cope. Call to register. Free. 

Contact: Fujio Sato, 969- 1733, fujio@hospiceofhilo.org 

CAREGIVERS RESPITE 

Where: Hawaii Island Adult Care 

When: 9 a.m. Oct. 27 

Details: Meet other caregivers; relax, have fun; learn about community services available to help balance your stressful schedule. Guest speaker Frances Kagugawa. Enjoy foot/back massage, taichi, games, laughter. Adult care provided. $10 fee, but scholarships available. 

Contact: Maile Young, 961- 3747 ext. 111, myoung2@ hawaiiislandadultcare.org 

FIRST AID, CPR/AED 

Where: Hilo Red Cross 

When: 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Nov. 3 

Details: Adult & Pediatric First Aid & CPR/AED; also Dec. 15. $110; register at www.redcross.org or call 1-800-733-2767. 

Contact: Maury Agcaoili, (808) 739-8121, maury.agcaoili@redcross.org 

WHAT IS DEMENTIA? 

Where: Aging & Disability RC 

When: 1 p.m. Nov. 3 

Details: Alzheimer’s Association provides information; 3 p.m. movie, “A Song for Martin”; 5 p.m. “Living with Forgetfulness I.” Reservations. 

Contact: Chris Ridley, 443- 7360, ridley@hawaii.rr.com 

DEMENTIA LEGAL AFFAIRS 

Where: Aging & Disability RC 

When: 1 p.m. Nov. 10 

Details: Alzheimer’s Association info; 3 p.m. movie, “Away From Her”; 5 p.m., “Living with Forgetfulness II.” Reservations needed. 

Contact: Chris Ridley, 443- 7360, ridley@hawaii.rr.com 

CAREGIVERS SUPPORT 

Where: Church of Holy Cross 

When: 10 a.m. Nov. 13 

Details: Support group for caregivers who provide assistance to anyone. 

Contact: Chris Ridley, 443- 7360, ridley@hawaii.rr.com 

MEMORY CHECK 

Where: Life Care Center 

When: 3 p.m. Nov. 13 

Details: Free memory checks. Call for appointment. 

Contact: Lee Guillermo, 959- 9151, ridley@hawaii.rr.com 

DEMENTIA SUPPORT 

Where: Aging & Disability RC 

When: 5 p.m. Nov. 14 

Details: Support groups for caregivers, forgetful people and their family members. Free respite service available. 

Contact: Chris Ridley, 443- 7360, ridley@hawaii.rr.com 

BEHAVIORS IN DEMENTIA 

Where: Aging & Disability RC 

When: 1 p.m. Nov. 17 

Details: Alzheimer’s Association presentation; 3 p.m. movie; 5 p.m., “Living with Forgetfulness III.” Reservations needed. 

Contact: Chris Ridley, 443- 7360, ridley@hawaii.rr.com 

ONGOING 

MALL WALKERS AT PKP 

Where: Prince Kuhio Plaza 

When: Through Dec. 13 

Details: Tuesdays, Thursdays, 9:30-11:30 a.m., 5-7 p.m. Register at office or at food court. 

Contact: 959-3555, beverly. crudele@ggp.com 

 

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