November 20, 2015

November 20, 2015

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Diane Ako Special to The Hawaii Herald She still knows my name. “Diane!” my mother exclaims joyfully when I arrive at the care home to visit. “Do...
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Karleen C. Chinen Commentary “Hey, Boss Lady . . .” That’s how Frances Kakugawa starts off her emails to me. She knows my name, but she...
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Dear Frances by Frances H. Kakugawa

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It’s been more than 100 years since German psychiatrist Aloysius “Alois” Alzheimer described the brain of a patient who was suffering from what we...
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Kevin Kawamoto Special to The Hawai‘i Herald The Alzheimer’s Association estimates that 26,000 people in Hawai‘i age 65 and older have Alzheimer’s disease. That number is...

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Jody Mishan Special to The Hawai‘i Herald Editor’s note: This article is excerpted from a presentation that Jody Mishan delivered at the Hawaii Pacific Gerontological Society...

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Kevin Kawamoto Special to The Hawai‘i Herald The decision to place a loved one in a nursing home or some other residential care facility is rarely...

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PROGRAMS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE “853 (TBS),” premieres on Thursday, Dec. 3, at 9 p.m. 853 refers to the precinct where Detective Shinnosuke Kamo...

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TUESDAY, DEC. 1 Midnight – Big Magnum Kuroiwa 1:50 a.m. – -Hibari’s Favorite 3:10 a.m. – Succession 5:10 a.m. – The Ambitious Youth 6:50 a.m. – White Snake Enchantment 8:50...

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Kevin Kawamoto Special to The Hawai‘i Herald “The only constant about your brain is that it’s always changing.” That is one of the key messages on the...

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