• 02 MAY 17
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    What You Need to Know About Sundown Syndrome

    What You Need to Know About Sundown Syndrome

    Do you notice that your aging father aimlessly wanders the house after dinner time? Or maybe mom’s normally reserved demeanor gets more combative after she watches her afternoon episode of Jeopardy?

    • 31 MAR 17
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    Caring For a Loved One with Diabetes

    Caring For a Loved One with Diabetes

    Nearly a third of Hawaii’s population is living with prediabetes or diabetes, affecting one in every three people, according to the American Diabetes Association. As the seventh leading cause of death in the islands, it’s important to understand that caring for someone with diabetes, much less an aging loved one, requires special attention and consideration.

    • 24 FEB 17
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    How to Help a Loved One with their Hospital Discharge Plan

    How to Help a Loved One with their Hospital Discharge Plan

    When a loved one is discharged from a hospital or other medical facility, the caregiver plays a critical role in lessening the chance of readmission. Among discharged Medicare patients, nearly 20 percent will be readmitted within 30 days. As a caregiver, taking the time to understand and follow the discharge plan will help lower your

    • 24 FEB 17
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    Tips for Moving an Aging Loved One into Your Home

    Tips for Moving an Aging Loved One into Your Home

    Whether mom is having trouble living on her own, wants to be closer to the grandkids, or it just makes financial sense, moving an aging parent or parents into your home is a big step. Whatever the need, the initial move can be stressful for your ohana, so we’ve put together a few tips to