KHON2 Elderhood Project

By Guest writer
Wednesday - August 26, 2009
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“Aging in Place Workshop for Seniors and their Families”

August 29, 2009 (Saturday) - Ala Moana Hotel Hibiscus Room 9:00am - 2:00pm


8:30am

Doors Open

Exhibitors

9:00am - 9:15am

Welcome by Emcee
KHON2 Morning News
Anchor Kirk Matthews

9:15am - 10:30am

Topic: Family Dynamics in Caregiving:
Michael Cheang (UH Family and
Consumer Science) And Bruce Bottorff
(AARP) on Long-term care

10:45am - 12:00pm

Topic: Legal Issues in Caregiving
Jim Pietsch (UH Elder Law)

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lunch (on your own)
Documentary Film:
“Graying of Hawaii”

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Topic: Public Programs and
Services: Lei Shimizu (EAD) and
Hope Young (Kokua Care)

WORKSHOP PROGRAM BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Time

8:30am

Doors Open
Exhibitor

9:15am-10:30am

Breakout Room #1
Financial/Legal

Topic: Financial Security in Retirement
Mike Yee/Sam Smiley
(Ameriprise Financial Service

Breakout Room #2
Caregiving

Topic: Caregiver Support Groups: Panel-Karen Koles (Eldercare
Support Group), Merlita Compton (Kokua Kalihi Valley Support
Group) Gary Powell (Koolau Caregiver’s Support Group)

Breakout Room #3
Government Programs

Topic: Programs and Services for Caregivers
Panel Speakers-Lei Shimizu (EAD), Toni Hathaway (KCC)

Breakout Room #4
Healthcare

Topic: Living Healthier with Less Medication
Dr. Terry Shintani

 

710:45am-12:00pm

Breakout Room #1
Financial/Legal

Topic: Estate Planning -Stephen B. Yim, Estate Attorney

Breakout Room #2
Caregiving

Topic: Respite services for Caregivers Panel-Cyndi Osajima
(Project Dana), Teresa Basta (Franciscan Adult Care), Jill
Kitamura (Moiliili Senor Center)

Breakout Room #3
Government Programs

Topic: Healthy Aging Programs
Valorie Taylor (Honolulu Gerontology Program)

Breakout Room #4
Healthcare

Topic: Healthy Living/Watch
Your Step
Rodney Lavarias (HMSA)

 

12:00pm-1:00pm

Lunch (on your own)

 

1:00pm-2:00pm

Breakout Room #1
Financial/Legal

Topic: Financial Scams/Fraud -Scott Spallina, Attorney Prosecutor’s
Office, Shin Domen, CSI, Inc

Breakout Room #2
Caregiving

Topic: Home Safety, Universal Design & Injury Prevention:
Mike Hirano (Project Dana), Stan Michaels (DOH), Bonnie
Osaki (Graham Builders)

Breakout Room #3
Government Programs

Topic: What You Need to Know about
Medicare and Social Security
Panel- Pamela Cunningham (EOA - Sage Plus)
and Jane Burigasay (Social Security Admin.)

Breakout Room #4
Healthcare

Topic: Coping with Alzheimer’s
Disease and Dementia
Ira Kazama (Alzheimer’s
Association - Aloha Chapter)

 

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