Due to the weakening of the immune system, people 65 years and older are at high risk of getting seriously ill from the flu. During most flu seasons, adults 65 years and older experience the greatest burden of severe flu and complications. Between about 70 and 85 percent of flu-related deaths in the United States occur among people 65 years and older. And people 65 and older account for between about 50 and 70 percent of the flu-related hospitalizations. Vaccination is highly effective in preventing flu and its potential complications.
With rising health care costs, many Medicare participants use Medicare supplement insurance to help cover expenses that Medicare does not. However, many still struggle to pay the premiums for their Medicare supplement insurance. Surprisingly, another insurance product — one that can guarantee a monthly income stream — might be the solution.
Find something you’re passionate about and stick with it! That’s the advice Ed Gayagas has followed for himself and the message he passes along to others.
As morning dawned on December 5, 1941, a fisherman cast his net along O‘ahu’s north shore. A college student helped his father open a new business. A volunteer took kids to the beach in Waimānalo. It was pretty much like most other days, for most people. But Sunday, December 7, 1941, would become known as “a date which will live in infamy” and President Franklin D. Roosevelt would announce to the nation the next day that, early on Sunday morning, “the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.”
Generations Magazine celebrates “school pride” with the stories of two retirees who volunteer their time to support their school and its alumni family.
One of the people at the nexus of language revival in Hawai‘i is Dr. Marvin Puakea Nogelmeier
Maintaining a close relationship is more than saying, “I love you.”
Wisdom and advice on the needs of the elderly from five Hawaii experts
Compassionate volunteers of Project Dana help seniors in need
Ukulele master and recording artist Roy Sakuma
Mo’ili’ili Family Ties
Oahu’s Mo’ili’ili Community Center