Health


 

 TODAY, June 23 

‘I A.M. NOT FICTIONAL’ VIDEO 

Where: Aging/Disability Resource Center, 1055 Kinoole 

When: Noon June 23 

Details: Alzheimer’s Association presents video produced by three sons who took care of their mother while she suffered from dementia. Call to reserve seat. 

Contact: Chris, 443-7360 

LEARN ABOUT SIGNS OF DEMENTIA 

Where: Aging and Disability Resource Center, 1055 Kinoole 

When: 10 a.m. June 23 

Details: Alzheimer’s Association explains difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s, reversible and irreversible dementia, the stages, warning signs and risk factors. Call to reserve seat. 

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

MONDAY, June 25 

KNOW STROKE — PREVENTION, TREATMENTS AND REHABILITATION 

Where: Hilo Medical Center ground floor conference rooms B-C 

When: 9 a.m. June 25 

Details: Learn signs, symptoms, prevention, latest treatments for stroke. Learn about rehabilitation options with physical, occupational and speech therapists. Meet a stroke survivor and members of the Big Island Stroke Club – going strong for 25 years! 

Contact: Jolene Hughes, 932- 2541, jhughes@hhsc.org 

WEDNESDAY, June 27 

MEDICATION SAFETY for RURAL ELDERS 

Where: Aging/Disability Resource Center, 1055 Kinoole 

When: 5 p.m. June 27 

Details: Hawaii Pacific Gerontological Society presents Drs. Karen Pellegrin, Lara Gomez, Katherine Anderson from University of Hawaii. Call to reserve seat. 

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

THURSDAY, June 28 

FREE FAMILY CARE CLASSES 

Where: Pahoa Women’s Health Center, 15-2866 Pahoa Village Rd. 

When: 5:30 p.m. June 28 

Details: A series of five free classes for parents of young children. Each class will offer gas cards and food for all, with a door prize for one lucky participant. Free car seat to participant who completes series. Register with Malama Perinatal at 934- 9823. 

Contact: Grace Barrientos, 934-9823, clux@patch-hi.org 

FRIDAY, June 29 

NAMI FAMILY SUPPORT 

Where: Oki Conference Room, 688 Kinoole St. Suite 115A (conference room is located along driveway), Hilo 

When: 7 p.m. June 29 

Details: The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Hawaii presents this monthly support group that helps people gain understanding and empathy for loved ones living with, and recovering from, mental illness. Join group to learn more, connect with others and feel empowered. 

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

COMING 

ZUMBA GOLD FITNESS 

Where: Keaau Comm. Center 

When: 12:15 p.m. July 3 

Details: Every Tuesday, for persons 55 and older; $10 for 10 weeks. 

Contact: Yoli Nakamura, 896- 0265, yolin@hawaii.rr.com 

SPIRITED SURVIVORS 

Where: Imiloa Sky Garden 

When: noon July 7 

Details: Welcoming social support group offers informal peer-led, positive setting for newly diagnosed and breast cancer survivors. Survivors share information, personal experiences and concerns. 

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

MALL WALKERS PROGRAM 

Where: Prince Kuhio Plaza 

When: 9:30 a.m. July 10 

Details: Third quarter runs July 10-Sept. 13, Tuesdays and Thursdays; 9:30-11:30 a.m. and 5-7 p.m. Register at Mall Walkers station at Food Court fronting Got Gifts. 

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

 

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