Resources for Seniors
Alu Like, Inc. is a nonprofit organization for Native Hawaiians that assists Native Hawaiians in their efforts to achieve social and economic self-sufficiency.
Alzheimer's Association of Hawaii
This website is an extensive resource for those who need assistance in understanding Alzheimer’s Disease and caring for those with the condition.
Arcadia Home Health Services
Arcadia Home Health Services is a program for seniors who could use some help, but want to continue living at home.
Center for Healthy Aging
The Center encourages and assists community-based organizations serving older adults to develop and implement evidence-based programs on health promotion, disease prevention, and chronic disease self-management. Many resources are available for aging service providers to implement healthy aging programs.
Executive Office on Aging – Hawaii Department of Health
This website provides a wealth of information of interest to older adults. You will find links to a multitude of programs and information resources in Hawaii and beyond.
Hawaii County Nutrition Program - Elderly Activities Division
The Hawai`i County Nutrition Program provides two nutrition services for the seniors of Hawai`i County: Congregate Dining and Meals on Wheels.
Health Options Articles on Nutrition and Health
Over 400 articles on nutrition and health are available to help people better understand their options when it comes to getting and staying healthy. The articles are written at a level that goes the extra step to help readers get enough information to make personal health decisions based on sound science.
Healthy Hearing - Hearing Aid Information
This website provides a great deal of information on issues related to hearing loss. The content includes information about how we hear and what can go wrong, explanations of how the various types of hearing aids work, and much more.
Lanakila Meals on Wheels and More!
Lanakila Meals on Wheels and more! is Hawaii’s largest and only island-wide meal provider for seniors, serving over 1,700 nutritionally balanced meals a day. The goal of Lanakila Meals on Wheels is to prevent senior hunger and premature institutionalization of seniors, saving money for the government, taxpayers and families.
Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
The Nursing Home Abuse Center is an informational website committed to providing comprehensive information on nursing home abuse and neglect for the elderly and their loved ones.
Nursing Home Abuse Guide
This website is a good resource describing elder abuse in a variety of care settings. It includes descriptions of common types of abuse and how to identify physical and behavioral signs of abuse in a loved one who may be a victim. It also provides information about how to deal with abuse problems and what types of legal action are possible.
Refinance & Mortgage Guide for Senior Citizens
For financial health, this website provides real estate financial guidance specifically for senior family members. It has balanced and straight-forward explanations of the sometimes cumbersome process of purchasing and maintaining real estate. This site also includes convenient financial calculators to help make decisions based on the numbers.
Young at Heart – Articles on Nutrition and Health for Older Folks
This is an archive of articles by Joannie Dobbs and Alan Titchenal on health topics for the older generation. The articles address issues of particular interest and concern related to maintaining health as we age.