Pamela Cunningham, Hawai‘i SHIP Coordinator | Jul 15, 2020 | February 2011, Programs & Services
This February share your heart with those special people by using your Medicare Preventive Benefits. As of January 1, 2011, under Original/ Traditional Medicare and Medicare Advantage plans there are no co-pays for preventive benefits. That means if your doctor feels that you could benefit from a cardiovascular screening you will pay nothing out of pocket for the screen.
Jane Burigsay, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Hawai‘i | Jul 15, 2020 | February 2011, Programs & Services
If you are a bride-to-be planning a wedding, there’s so much to do: get the dress; choose a caterer; book a venue; select the flowers. But there’s one more important thing you may need to put on your list: contact Social Security if there’s going to be a name change.
Christopher Tortora M.D. of the Hawaiian Eye Center | Jul 15, 2020 | February 2011, Health
Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States today. Sadly, more than half of people affected by glaucoma are not aware they have it. Symptoms develop slowly over time, so most people who have glaucoma don’t notice changes in their vision until it’s too late.
Mahlon Moore | Jul 14, 2020 | February 2011, Health
Growing older is inevitable but the rapid physical deterioration we call “aging” does not have to be. In fact, the aging process can be slowed down or in some cases reversed with a consistent exercise program. Numerous studies show adults who make regular exercise a part of their lifestyle are biologically younger by almost 10 years than those who do not exercise.
Dr. Ritabelle Fernendes, MD, MHP, FACP | Jul 14, 2020 | February 2011, Health
The 2010 National Institutes of Health consensus and state-of-the-science statement revealed preliminary evidence that suggests beneficial associations between physical and leisure activity in reducing the risk of cognitive decline in seniors.
Kevin Kaneshiro | Jul 14, 2020 | February 2011, Special Feature
The ‘jewel’ of Downtown Las Vegas, Main Street Station Casino, Brewery, and Hotel is nestled just a few steps north of the Fremont Street Experience, and played a significant part in the revitalized downtown Las Vegas. Possibly the best-kept secret in all of Las Vegas, Main Street Station is set in the splendor of the Victorian Era and home to a fabulous collection of antiques, artifacts and collectibles.
Generations Magazine Staff | Jul 13, 2020 | February 2011, Special Feature
Anyone who has ever moved, regardless of age, knows how stressful it can be. But it’s particularly challenging for older adults and their families when it’s time to pack up a home filled with a lifetime of possessions and memories. Just the thought of moving and starting all over somewhere else can be overwhelming.
Generations Magazine Staff | Jul 13, 2020 | Cover Story, February 2011, Giving Care
Emmet White—local attorney turned retirement community CEO—offers us insight into the business of aging in Hawai‘i. At Arcadia Retirement Residence he sees firsthand the costs and benefits of senior care.
Sandra J. Yorong, author | Jul 13, 2020 | February 2011, Wisdoms
If a parent suddenly fell unconscious or required emergency medical attention, would you know what do? Would you know what paperwork, insurance cards and medical records to bring with you to the hospital? Once a medical crisis occurs, it’s too late to prepare for the large amount of information that is needed by doctors, hospital staff, family and relatives. The solution? A medical organizer.
Scott A. Makuakane, Counselor at Law, Est8Planning Counsel LLLC | Jul 13, 2020 | February 2011, Wisdoms
Nobody likes to pay taxes, but most of us like to take baths. Unless the bath is the kind where money flows out of your pocket and down the drain. If you feel like paying taxes is a lot like seeing your money go down the drain, you will be glad to know about an exciting estate planning opportunity that can help make the IRS take a bath after your death instead of your loved ones.
Bonnie Horibata | Jul 13, 2020 | February 2011, Wisdoms
The New Year is here and, because of the rough economy, it’s more important than ever to become a savvy shopper to both save money and prevent identity theft in 2011.
Michael W. K. Yee, Financial Advisor and Certified Financial Planner | Jul 13, 2020 | February 2011, Wisdoms
A financial advisor can offer valuable strategies and guidance to help you grow your savings and meet your financial goals and dreams. It’s important to select a qualified individual who is also a good match—personally and professionally.
Kirk Matthews of KHON’s The Elderhood Project | Jul 13, 2020 | Column, February 2011
Mrs. Matthews, Linda Coble, and I just celebrated our birthdays. I’m not going to say how old we are but I will say that we’ve had our AARP cards for quite a while. We are boomers and our generation has often been referred to as the “Me” generation. That may have been appropriate at some point in our lives and it may still be an apt description for some, but I get the feeling that more and more of us are looking for ways that we can give back to a community, a society that has done so much for us.
Generations Magazine Staff | Feb 1, 2011 | February 2011, Issue
The Buisness of Aging: An interview with Emmet White