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medical cannabis: a therapeutic resource for seniors

OUR COVER STORY – Since 2017, licensed Hawai‘i cannabis growers have been formulating and dispensing medical products to qualified state-registered patients. A majority of their clients who are benefiting from cannabis treatments are seniors. Maui Grown Therapies dispensary in Kahului has been open over a year. Leading their Science & Medical Advisory Board is Dr. Andrew Weil, director of the University of Arizona Center for Integrated Medicine, an advocate for alternative medicine and an early pioneer in the research of medical cannabis.

Aid-in-Dying for terminally ill patients

On January 1, 2019, Hawai’i became just the seventh state in the US to permit medical aid in dying. The Our Care, Our Choice (OCOCA) law allows terminally ill adult patients with capacity to make medical decisions to be prescribed an aid-in-dying medication if all the requirements are met. Patients who qualify must have received a terminal diagnosis of six months or less; request the OCOCA prescription directly; and be 18 years of age or older, mentally capable of making the decision, and able speak for themselves. 

Language: Avoiding Ageist Talk

Ageism is discrimination and negative stereotyping on the basis of a person’s age. It permeates the media and everyday conversations to such an extent and in such subtle ways that people may accept negative stereotypes of older adults (“forgetful,” “grouchy,” “less competent”) as truth, unconscious of their bias. While not denying very real difficulties that may arise, later adulthood is a life stage that involves both opportunities and challenges, as do all stages of life.

MemorC: A Free Memory Aid

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Dr. Warren Wong

One of the challenges for caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia is finding ways to engage their loved one or patient in tasks that strengthen the ability to recall who people are and what their relationship with them is. Dr. Warren Wong, a local geriatrician with decades of experience working with such patients, took on that challenge and has developed a free iPad app to fill that need: MemorC.

Five Retirement Planning Mistakes

The most important goal for many of my clients is to retire on their terms – which often means planning a long, secure retirement that enables them to check off items on their ultimate bucket list. Retirement requires careful planning in addition to avoiding financial missteps along the way. Here are five common mistakes, and strategies to avoid them.

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Generations Radio Show

March 23 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm HST
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Generations TV on Spectrum OC16

March 25 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm HST
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KITV Aging Well Segment

March 30 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 am HST
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Aging Well on KITV4

March 30 @ 7:40 am - 7:50 am HST
 

 

Be sure to check out more on our Radio / TV page for additional media related to topics on aging well and Hawai‘i’s kūpuna.

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