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 TODAY, Oct. 27 

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 

TUESDAY, Oct. 30 

HEALTH CARE DISCUSSION 

Where: College of Pharmacy 

When: 5 p.m. Oct. 30 

Details: Hawaii Island Beacon Community hosts free discussion. Doug Krug will share insights from successfully implementing health care initiatives for federal government, with focus on today’s health care leadership challenges. 

Contact: Susan Hunt, 933-8559 

COMING 

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 

SPIRITED SURVIVORS 

Where: ‘Imiloa Sky Garden 

When: 11 a.m. Nov. 3 

Details: Welcoming group offers social support for survivors and those newly diagnosed with breast cancer. No-host lunch. No registration fees. Meets first Saturday of each month. 

Contact: Cecily Nago, 935- 0025, cecily.nago@cancer.org 

ACS LOOK GOOD, FEEL BETTER 

Where: ACS, 120 Pauahi St. 

When: 1 p.m. Nov. 5 

Details: Register now for Look Good, Feel Better, a free program designed to help women overcome appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment. 

Contact: Cecily Nago, 935- 0025, cecily.nago@cancer.org 

ACS LOOK GOOD, FEEL BETTER 

Where: Tutu’s House, Waimea 

When: 10 a.m. Nov. 8 

Details: See previous listing. 

PROSTATE CANCER SUPPORT 

Where: Church of Holy Cross 

When: noon Nov. 8 

Details: Prostate cancer survivors assist others in understanding terminology and procedures. Share experiences, concerns in supportive environment. Caregivers welcome. Free; meets second Thursday of month. 

Contact: Al Manliguis, 935- 2723, cecily.nago@cancer.org 

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.” Reserve. 

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

CAREGIVERS SUPPORT 

Where: Church of Holy Cross 

When: 10 a.m. Nov. 13 

Details: For all caregivers. 

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: For caregivers, forgetful people, family members. Free respite service. 

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

GEO ENGINEERING FILM 

Where: UH-Hilo UCB-100 

When: 7 p.m. Nov. 15 

Details: Meet filmmaker Michael J. Murphy; free screening of his “Why in the world are they spraying?” followed by Q&A. 

Contact: Mike, 712-338-8300, tolovetheaina@yahoo.com 

 

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