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 TODAY, Nov. 10 

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 

MONDAY, Nov. 12 

MEDICAL CANNABIS DIALOG IN PAHOA 

Where: Pahoa Neighborhood Center 

When: 2 p.m. Nov. 12 

Details: Big Island Americans for Safe Access invite blue card patients, caregivers and physicians to a talk-story meeting to discuss ways to improve the state’s medical cannabis program. Focus will be on possible bills to introduce during the upcoming legislative session. Meetings are 100 percent confidential. 

Contact: Andrea Tischler, 959-8091, bigislandsafeaccess@gmail.com 

TUESDAY, Nov. 13 

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 

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 14 

GRIEF AND THE HOLIDAYS 

Where: Hospice of Hilo, 1011 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo 

When: 5 p.m. Nov. 14 

Details: Holidays can be a difficult time for those who have lost a loved one. Free workshop to help individuals cope with loss during the holiday season. Pre-registration appreciated. 

Contact: Cathy Hough, 969- 1733, cathyhough@hospiceofhilo.org 

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 

THURSDAY, Nov. 15 

FILM: SECRET G.M.O. AND GEO-ENGINEERING 

Where: UH-Hilo UCB100 

When: 7 p.m. Nov. 15 

Details: Meet filmmaker Michael J. Murphy at free screening of his new film, “Why in the world are they spraying?” Followed by Q & A. This film is an investigation into the many agendas associated with Chem Trail/ Geo-Engineering programs, i.e., food and weather control. 

Contact: Michael, 310-431-8890, tolovetheaina@yahoo.com 

FRIDAY, Nov. 16 

HAWAII MEDICARE FORUM 

Where: Aging & Disability RC 

When: 10 a.m. Nov. 16 

Details: Learn of Medicare Health Plan options available in Hawaii County and ask questions. This is not a sales event. Participate in a Medicare health and drug plan screening by a Hawaii SHIP/ Sage PLUS counselor to see options available in 2013. 

Contact: Pamela Cunningham, 1-888-875-9229, help@ hawaiiship.org 

COMING 

BEHAVIORS IN DEMENTIA 

Where: Aging & Disability RC 

When: 1 p.m. Nov. 17 

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

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

‘WELCOME TO MEDICARE’ STATEWIDE WEBINAR 

Where: www.hawaiiship.org 

When: 8 a.m. Dec. 12 

Details: Are you new to Medicare and want to learn about the options that are available to you? The Hawaii SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program) provides a webinar every other month for people to listen, learn and ask questions about what is available in your area and the steps you may need to take. To sign up, go to www. hawaiiship.org. 

Contact: Pamela Cunningham, 1-888-875-9229, help@ hawaiiship.org 

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

 

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