Health


 TODAY, Jan. 12 

TOOLS FOR WELLNESS 

Where: Whole Person Healing Collective, 110 Haili St., Hilo 

When: 2 p.m. Jan. 12 

Details: Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction workshop offers practice using yoga and meditation to enhance your life. By donation. Pre-registration required. Visit www. positively-living.com. 

Contact: Bernie Schreck, 937- 9736, bernieschreck@gmail.com 

SUNDAY, Jan. 13 

TOOLS FOR WELLNESS 

Where: Kupukupu Center, 15-2958 Pahoa Village Road 

When: 2 a.m. Jan. 13 

Details: See previous listing. 

TUESDAY, Jan. 15 

MALL WALKERS PROGRAM 

Where: Prince Kuhio Plaza 

When: 9:30 a.m. Jan. 15 

Details: Tuesdays and Thursdays, Jan. 15 through March 21, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. 

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

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 16 

DIABETES WORKSHOP 

Where: Aging and Disability Resource Center, Hilo 

When: 9 a.m. Jan. 16 

Details: Manage diabetes via action planning, problem solving, medication and stress management, healthful eating, skin and foot care. Six weeks. Call to reserve spot. 

Contact: Pauline Fukunaga, 808-961-8600, pauline.hcoa@ hawaiiantel.net 

LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA SOCIETY BLOOD CANCER SUPPORT GROUP 

Where: Hawaii Pacific Oncology Center, 1285 Waianuenue Ave, Hilo 

When: 6 p.m. Jan. 16 

Details: Group meets third Wednesday of month. Note new meeting place — the Hawaii Pacific Oncology Center, across the street from Hilo Medical Center. Guest speaker Dr. Steve Herman will focus on psychosocial interventions of cancer. All cancer patients and caregivers invited. 

Contact: Donna Faria, 968- 7050, donna.faria3@gmail.com 

BETTER CHOICES, BETTER HEALTH — KE OLA PONO 

Where: UUs of Puna, Hawaiian Paradise Park , 14th and Paradise streets, Keaau 

When: 12:30 p.m. Jan. 16 

Details: Six-week self-management workshop for people with any ongoing health problem. Introduces topics and tools to assist in managing health, staying active and enjoying life. Fun and interactive. No fee. Preference to age 60+ years. Pre-registration required. Will meet on Wednesdays, Jan. 16-Feb. 20, 1-3:30 p.m. 

Contact: Emily Low, 315- 8960, elow@hawaii.edu 

FREE THREE-PART GRIEF EDUCATION SERIES 

Where: Hospice of Hilo, 1011 Waianuenue Ave. 

When: 5:30 p.m. Jan. 16 

Details: Three Wednesdays: Jan. 16, 23, 30. Hospice sponsors “The Journey of Grief: Living with Loss.” Free program helpful to those grieving loss of a loved one and professionals who support individuals dealing with grief. 

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

THURSDAY, Jan. 17 

DEMENTIA CAREGIVERS 

Where: HI Adult Care, Hilo 

When: 9 a.m. Jan. 17 

Details: Support for caregivers of someone with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s Association support. Free respite service. Meets third Thursday of month. 

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

FRIDAY, Jan. 18 

CHRONIC DISEASE SELF MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP 

Where: Aging and Disability Resource Center, Hilo 

When: 9 a.m. Jan. 18 

Details: Manage a chronic condition via action planning, problem solving, muscle relaxation, medication management, dealing with difficult emotions, healthful eating. Free. Six weeks. Call by Jan. 14 to reserve space. 

Contact: Pauline Fukunaga, 961-8600, pauline.hcoa@ hawaiiantel.net 

COMING 

CAREGIVER RESPITE DAY 

Where: HI Adult Care, Hilo 

When: 9 a.m. Jan. 19 

Details: Network, learn about community services that help with stressful caregiving. Relax, get pampered, have fun, enjoy some laughs. Respite care is provided. Call for info. 

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

 

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