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Hawaiʻi 2035 State Strategic Plan On Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Dementias

Hawaiʻi Dementia Initiative

March 27, 2024

Do you know someone with Alzheimer’s Disease or another type of dementia? Maybe you are a family caregiver of someone with dementia, or perhaps a neighbor has talked about worsening memory problems over time and is seeking care from their…

60 Is The New 40, And Our Kūpuna Are Leading The Way

60 is the New 40, and Our Kūpuna Are Leading the Way

September 27, 2023

“We need really creative solutions to help seniors stay active, and not just physically…seniors have a lot to give.” That’s what Sherry McLemore of Creative Grant Writing Services, LLC told me during our Kūpuna Collective member check-in. I was checking…

Kūpuna Residents Sharing Their Favorite Vegetables To Grow In The Garden By Pointing At A Picture Board With Different Produce.

Farm Fresh Friday: Kalanihuia

September 27, 2023

Though housing insecurity across Hawaiʻi persists, many kūpuna (older adults) and people with disabilities find a safe home and a sense of community at government-assisted housing complexes. This is particularly true for kūpuna who are not lucky enough to own…

Lessons From Lehua

Lessons from Lehua

June 26, 2023

When working in public health, as with any other field, it’s good to take space and gain perspective to recenter oneself in why this work matters. Earlier this month, I did just that when I had the privilege of attending…

Kupuna In Red Shirt Standing On A Tree-lined Street.

Kūpuna Pride

June 26, 2023

Every year, June marks the national celebration of Pride Month to honor our LGBTQIA+*/MVPFAFF** community. Yet amidst the celebration, hate crimes targeting LGBTQIA+ people and anti-LGBTQIA+ legislation are on the rise, threatening human rights, safety, and dignity. Unjust practices, policies,…

Hoʻomaikaʻi To Our 2022 Kūpuna Collective Champions

Hoʻomaikaʻi to our 2022 Kūpuna Collective Champions

December 12, 2022

Alicia Higa Waiʻanae Coast Comprehensive Health Center/ʻElepaio Social Services “Alicia has led a team at WCCHC to provide and deliver prepared meals and fresh local products to kupuna doorsteps since May 2020 and continues to do so, also providing a…

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