#AARP Hawaii

Friday, June 11, 2021
AARP Survey Finds Most Kupuna Wear Masks Despite High Vaccination Rate
AARP kupuna activists who responded to a questionnaire in late May have overwhelmingly been vaccinated but say they will still wear masks in gatherings with strangers. Most also support the state’s indoor mask mandate and the Safe Travels program, which requires people coming to Hawaiʻi to get a COVID-19 test before traveling or quarantine for 10 days.
Tuesday, June 01, 2021
AARP Hawaiʻi Offering Free Webinars To Fight Fraud, on Fridays in June
For tips on how to protect yourself and your family from scams, AARP Hawaiʻi is offering free “Fraud Watch Friday” webinars in June.
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Learn About Safe Caregiving for Vaccinated People during Free AARP Webinar May 14
Learn what family caregivers and their loved ones who have been vaccinated can and can’t do safely during a free webinar presented by AARP Hawaiʻi and Mountain-Pacific Quality Health on Friday, May 14 at 9 am.
Tuesday, April 06, 2021
Learn About Mediation To Help Solve Landlord-Tenant Disputes During Free Webinar
AARP Hawaiʻi is hosting a free webinar about Hawaiʻi Landlord-Tenant Mediation on April 13 to explain your rights as either a landlord or tenant during the COVID-19’s moratorium on evictions.
Monday, March 22, 2021
AARP Analysis Found 4 Hawaiʻi Nursing Home Deaths for 4-Week Period, Below National Average
AARP’s latest COVID-19 analysis of nursing homes in Hawaiʻi, covering the four weeks ending February 14, shows there were four deaths, which again is below the national per capita average. There were no new COVID-19 infections reported among residents.
Thursday, March 18, 2021
AARP Hawai’i Webinar March 23 To Answer COVID-19 Travel & Vaccine Questions
Kupuna planning to travel or who have questions about the state’s Safe Travels or COVID-19 vaccination program can register for a free AARP Hawai’i webinar Tuesday, March 23 at noon.
Wednesday, March 10, 2021
AARP Hawaiʻi Questionnaire Shows Working Kūpuna Getting Vaccinated, Many Frustrated
About 94 percent of kūpuna 75 years-old or older responding to AARP Hawaiʻi’s online vaccine questionnaire say they have received at least one shot of a COVID-19 vaccine, suggesting that the state’s effort to vaccinate kūpuna has been successful in reaching those who are computer-literate.
Sunday, March 07, 2021
AARP Hawaiʻi to Hold Telephone & Online Forums on COVID-19 Vaccine in March
AARP Hawaiʻi will hold two lunch-time forums on Wednesday, March 10 and Tuesday, March 23 to connect kūpuna with high-ranking state officials who can answer their questions about the COVID-19 vaccine in Hawaiʻi.
Wednesday, March 03, 2021
AARP Hawaiʻi Seeking Kupuna Feedback About COVID-19 Vaccination Experiences
AARP Hawaiʻi is asking kupuna 50 and older to fill out an online questionnaire and share their experiences and thoughts about the COVID-19 vaccine process in Hawaiʻi in an effort to improve the process.
Monday, February 22, 2021
AARP Dashboard Shows Hawai‘i Nursing Home Death Rate Remains Lowest in Nation
The latest release of AARP’s Nursing Home COVID-19 Dashboard shows nursing homes reported two COVID-19 deaths in Hawaiʻi from Dec. 21 to Jan. 17; however, the per capita death rate remained the lowest in the nation.
Monday, January 25, 2021
AARP Hawaiʻi Holding Telephone Forum Jan. 30 on COVID-19 Vaccines for Kupuna
Acting State Epidemiologist Dr. Sarah Kemble and Hawaiʻi Lt. Gov. Josh Green will answer questions about the COVID-19 vaccine for senior citizens during a live telephone forum Jan. 30,2021 at 9 am.
Monday, October 12, 2020
US Sen. Schatz To Discuss Social Security and Medicare Oct. 22 at AARP Hawaiʻi Telephone Forum
U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz will update constituents on the status of Social Security, Medicare and another COVID-19 stimulus package at a Telephone Town Hall sponsored by AARP Hawai`i on Oct. 22 at 11:05 am.
Sunday, April 26, 2020
AARP, Schatz to Host Town Hall
The telephone conference will take place on Wednesday, April 29 from 11:50 a.m to 12:50 p.m.
Tuesday, February 04, 2020
Study: Hawai‘i 3rd Most Expensive State for Kupuna Renters
More than half of Hawaiʻi’s kupuna living alone lack the financial resources to pay for basic needs, and nearly 27 percent of older couples in the state are also at risk of not being able to afford to live here, reported a recent study of financial insecurity of Americans 65 and older.
Tuesday, January 07, 2020
MACC to Host Free Screening of ‘Judy’
Nominated for two Movies for Grownups awards, including Best Actress and Best Time Capsule Movie, Judy follows showbiz legend Judy Garland to swinging London in 1968 for a five-week sold-out run at the Talk of the Town. 
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
AARP Maui Phone Smarts for 50+, Aug. 29
AARP Hawaiʻi is partnering with Akakū Maui Community Media to offer basic literacy training on cell phones for residents 50+ on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019.
Monday, June 17, 2019
Maui Metropolitan Area Designated Most Dangerous in the State for Pedestrians
According to the report in the decade between 2008 and 2017, drivers struck and killed 226 pedestrians in Hawai‘i. A disproportionate number of the deaths were kupuna.
Friday, May 31, 2019
Learn Phone Smarts at AARP Workshop, June 4
AARP Hawai‘i and Akakū Maui Community Media are holding workshops for people who need help using their smart phones.
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
AARP Urges Lawmakers Against Killing ‘Hawai‘i Saves’ Bill
The bill would create a Hawai‘i Saves program so businesses that don’t offer retirement savings programs can provide the benefit at no cost to the business.
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Maui Health System to Host Community Health Fair
In celebration of Heart Month, the Maui Health System will be hosting their fourth annual Heart Failure Awareness community health fair on Tuesday, Feb. 26 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Maui Memorial Medical Center. The event is free to the public and will include informational booths with hands-on activities, entertainment and prizes, […]
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