Monday | June 26, 2017
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  1. Posted: Jun 20 2017 - 12:35am

    Aging and Disability Resources for Seniors is an informational discussion that will be hosted from 10:30- 11:30 a.m. tomorrow with Nicolas Los Baños and Alice Bratton, representatives from the Hawaii County Office of Aging and Disability Resource Center. This organization is a place where people can turn for objective, unbiased information on a range of services and support options available to help live a safe and healthy life. Come and talk story to learn about how the ADRC might be helpful.

  2. Posted: Jun 6 2017 - 12:30am

    Fibromyalgia Help will meet from 10-11 a.m. June 14 with Carol Buck, patient and personal researcher. If you need help solving the many unusual problems that come with fibromyalgia, come talk story with Carol. Discover more about your condition so you can work more effectively with your physician.

  3. Posted: May 30 2017 - 12:25am

    Caregiving Conversations will meet 11 a.m.—noon June 7 with professional caregiver Karyn Clay. Whether a caregiver by heart, hire or relationship, join fellow caregivers in sharing stories, support and inspiration.

  4. Posted: May 23 2017 - 12:45am

    Diabetes Self-Management program will be offered from 1-3 p.m. May 30, and 9-11:30 a.m. June 6, 13, 20, 27 and July 11. If you live in North Hawaii and have been diagnosed with diabetes, Hawaii County Office of Aging is sponsoring the Better Choices, Better Health program. The six- week series is designed to help residents learn how to live healthier and better manage their condition. The program teaches participants goal setting, fitness and exercise, medication management, effective communication, healthy eating, how to relax and ways to evaluate new treatments. These classes have been made possible through Older Americans Act Title III funding from Hawaii State Executive Office on Aging and the Hawaii County Office of Aging. To learn more or to sign up for the program, call Kahealani Wakinekona at 895-9068 or email kahealani@kidneyhi.org.

  5. Posted: May 16 2017 - 12:35am

    Aloha Kidney: Kidney Disease Education Series is scheduled 1-3:30 p.m. this Thursday and May 25 with Ramona Wong, MD, a retired nephrologist, kidney specialist. These weekly classes will be taught live from Oahu and projected onto a large monitor via the web, for those interested in, at risk for, or living with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). Hawaii has a high rate, mostly preventable. Once you understand the impact of choices you make today on mind, spirit and body, you can live mindfully ever after. Classes will continue in June.

  6. Posted: May 2 2017 - 12:30am

    Breast Feeding Support Group will gather from 9:30-11 a.m. May 11, facilitated by Aimée Watkins. Breastfeeding and expectant mothers are encouraged to attend this monthly meet-up for mother-to-mother support. Meetings are topical discussion format and keiki-friendly. The group intention is to support education and experience to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of babies, moms and families.

  7. Posted: Apr 25 2017 - 12:40am

    Beginner’s Yoga will be held from 4-5 p.m. May 2 and 9 with Kiyomi Falcon. Yoga has both preventive and therapeutic benefits. It increases body awareness, relieves chronic stress patterns and muscle strain, relaxes mind and body, centers attention, sharpens concentration and frees the spirit.

  8. Posted: Apr 18 2017 - 12:25am

    Waimea: An Historic Perspective will be presented from 3-4:30 p.m. April 26 by Dr. Momi Naughton, head of North Hawaii Heritage Center in Honokaa. She will discuss the ancient traditions of Waimea and how they can help us understand the landscape. Information about the early historic era and the beginnings of Parker Ranch, as well as the impact of Camp Tarawa and World War II on the community, will be included. Individuals, families and or descendants who lived in Waimea and surrounding areas during this era are invited to bring memories and stories to share.

  9. Posted: Apr 11 2017 - 12:35am

    Waimea Monthly Book Club will meet from 5:30-7 p.m. on April 18 with Kathy Chavez-D’Assis. This month they will discuss “Freebird,” by award-winning author Jon Raymond. This page-turning new novel is driven by inner monologues and centers on the health of both the environment and the modern family. On May 16, “Welcome to Night Vale” by Joseph Fink and Jeffery Cranor will be the topic for discussion. Participants are responsible for obtaining their own copy of each month’s book. Feel free to bring a pupu to share.

  10. Posted: Apr 4 2017 - 6:30am

    Beginner’s Yoga will be held April 11 and 18 from 4-5 p.m. with Kiyomi Falcon. Yoga has both preventive and therapeutic benefits. It increases body awareness, relieves chronic stress patterns and muscle strain, relaxes mind and body, centers attention, sharpens concentration and frees the spirit.

  11. Posted: Mar 28 2017 - 12:30am

    Yoga Basics with Janet Lam will meet April 3 and 10 from 8—9 a.m. Start your week feeling balanced, flexible and strong. This class includes fundamental yoga poses, and although not specifically a beginner’s class, the movement sequence can easily accommodate students new to yoga or returning to a yoga practice.

  12. Posted: Mar 21 2017 - 12:25am

    Yoga Basics with Janet Lam is every Monday from 8—9 a.m. Start your week feeling balanced, flexible and strong. This class includes fundamental yoga poses, and although not specifically a beginner’s class, the movement sequence can easily accommodate students new to yoga or returning to a yoga practice.

  13. Posted: Mar 14 2017 - 12:22am

    Beginner’s Yoga will be held from 4-5 p.m. on March 21 with Kiyomi Falcon. Yoga has both preventive and therapeutic benefits. It increases body awareness, relieves chronic stress patterns and muscle strain, relaxes mind and body, centers attention, sharpens concentration and frees the spirit.

  14. Posted: Mar 7 2017 - 4:22am

    Mind, Mood and Food will be presented from 5-6:30 p.m. on March 13 by Deborah Beaumont, RN, APRN. Have you ever wondered how food affects your moods, beyond cravings all have experienced? The truth is the quality and quantity of food we eat has a direct effect on moods, cravings and energy. Food choices as well as how we eat — in a rushed or relaxed manner — has a direct impact on the ability to digest and enjoy food. Join this interactive presentation and leave with a better understanding of how to eat for nourishment and enjoyment.

  15. Posted: Feb 28 2017 - 12:40am

    Overeaters Anonymous is held from noon-1 p.m. every Friday. OA is a fellowship of individuals who, through shared experience, strength and hope, are recovering from compulsive eating and compulsive food behaviors. OA welcomes anyone who wishes to stop eating compulsively.