Radio / TV
Welcome to the multimedia archive for Generations Magazine. Here you will find radio shows, video segments and workshops and the latest episode of GENERATIONS TV.
“GTV” is a place where Hawaii’s seniors can get trusted information to enhance their quality of life and addresses timely issues, such as healthy living, finances, legal topics, family relationships, care giving, government programs and services for seniors, technology, volunteerism, and much more.
In the Islands, watch Generations TV on Spectrum OC16 at these times (new episodes air the first & third Wednesdays of every month):
Mondays – 5:30pm
Tuesdays – 9:00am
Wednesdays – 7:30pm
Thursdays – 1:30am & 11:30am
Fridays – 9:30am
Saturdays – 2:30pm
Note: Times subject to change for UH athletics and high school sports.
TV SHOW ARCHIVE
SEASON 2 - EPISODE 9 - March 2019
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On this episode we get some pointers on how seniors can protect themselves from scams and other crimes; we’ll check in at Moon Physical Therapy and take a look at the hottest new thing, an underwater treadmill; and we’ll meet author Florence Frisbie who says there’s no end to what you can do – and she proves it!
SEASON 2 - EPISODE 8 - February 2019
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On this episode we see how senior volunteers help out at Mānoa Heritage Center, a historic Oahu property complete with heiau that has been turned into a living classroom; you’ll meet Melveen Leed, an icon in Hawaiian music who always has a smile and a story to tell; and we’ll join hundreds of seniors at the city’s annual Senior Valentine Dance, including some famous faces!
SEASON 2 - EPISODE 7 - February 2019
In this episode: we see how seniors are helping to take a bite out of crime by volunteering with the Crime Stoppers program; we’ll look behind the footlights of a popular stage production, “Aging is not for Sissies”, we’ll visit the Na Kupuna Makamae Senior Center; we’ll re-visit the Aging in Place Conference; and we’ll talk to the Kidney Foundation on Generations’ radio show.
SEASON 2 - EPISODE 6 - january 2019
In this episode: We visit one of the many weekly farmer’s markets on Oahu and find out what’s especially good for seniors; you’ll meet the director of the hilarious stage production, “Aging is Not for Sissies”; we’ll get insurance tips and meet some Generations Magazine partners.
SEASON 2 - EPISODE 5 - january 2019
In this episode: We’ll meet some senior volunteers at the Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum on Ford Island; you’ll get a glimpse of the 2018 HPGS Conference; and more helpful tips from a Times pharmacist and some good advice from Vacations Hawaii.
SEASON 2 - EPISODE 4 - DECEMBER 2018
In this episode: you’ll meet seniors who look after Hawaii’s endangered monk seals as volunteers with the Hawaii Marine Response Agency; we’ll stop by the Mayor’s annual craft fair; you’ll see how hula helps some Oahu seniors stay active by dancing hula and we’ll get tips from a Times pharmacist and some good advice from Vacations Hawaii.
SEASON 2 - EPISODE 3 - DECEMBER 2018
In this episode: there are over 200 volunteers who donate their time at Oahu’s botanical gardens and we’ll meet some kupuna who love their work at Wahiawa Botanical Garden. You’ll also get some valuable information on Medicare, advice on estate planning, tips from a Times pharmacist, advice from Vacations Hawaii and we’ll drop in to the Generations Radio studio.
SEASON 2 - EPISODE 2 - NOVEMBER 2018
In this episode, you’ll meet two kupuna volunteers who work with our furry friends at the Hawaiian Humane Society. You’ll get a glimpse of the annual Aging in Place Conference, plus a travel tip from Vacations Hawaii and a helpful tip from one of the pharmacists at Times Supermarket.
SEASON 2 - EPISODE 1 - NOVEMBER 2018
In this episode, you’ll meet some passionate volunteers at the US Army Museum in Waikiki. We’ll drop by the annual Aging in Place Conference where hundreds of people got valuable information about aging, caregiving and much more; we’ll get a travel tip from Vacations Hawaii; and you’ll get to go to a Kanikapila that happens every Friday morning in an unlikely place in Waianae!
SEASON 1 - EPISODE 13 - APRIL 2018
In this episode, we’ll take a trip to the Lanakila Multi-Purpose Senior Center to see how their programs are helping Hawaii’s seniors thrive. You’ll meet a man who has a tremendous passion for the Hawaiian language. You’ll get another helpful tip from Julie Moon, you’ll have lunch with the Auto Lunch Bunch… and you’ll meet Mahlon Moore, a man whose voice is all over the airwaves.
SEASON 1 - EPISODE 12 - MARCH 2018
In this episode, you’ll see how the SCORE program helps young people with wisdom that’s passed down from seniors, including family-run business Choco Le’a in Manoa and Kahuku Farms. Find out about volunteer opportunities at the Waikiki Aquarium. And learn how to strengthen your body and your relationship at the same time by dancing!
SEASON 1 - EPISODE 11 - FEBRUARY 2018
In this episode, you’ll meet a former con man who works for the FBI now, but was once a notorious con man. We’ll visit the Honolulu Quarterback Club – where Hawaii’s sports enthusiasts have been meeting for over 70 years. You’ll get a helpful tip from Moon Physical Therapy about how to get out of bed without hurting your back. And you’ll find out how to have one of the most important conversations of your life.
SEASON 1 - EPISODE 10 - FEBRUARY 2018
In this episode, we’ll watch a couple of seniors who spend much of their time on the dance floor; you’ll get the scoop on hydro-therapy and how it might benefit you. The local chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association could be your link to help for a loved one with dementia. And we’ll give you help in a lot of areas with some Senior Resources you might not know about.
SEASON 1 - EPISODE 9 - JANUARY 2018
In this episode, we’ll learn how a hot meal provides not just nourishment – but an important social connection; you’ll learn how to improve your flexibility and balance while in the pool; we’ll meet up with celebrity Chef Sam Choy and hear his thoughts on aging and food; and Percy Ihara talks with a man who has made his life all about caregiving.
SEASON 1 - EPISODE 8 - JANUARY 2018
In this episode, we follow a caregiver on Oahu and find out what it takes to recover from a stroke. From Julie Moon, you’ll find out the best way to get in and out of your car without hurting your back. We’ll provide some good ideas for living well and we’ll get the grand tour of Kalakaua Gardens, one of Hawaii’s newest premiere homes for senior living.
SEASON 1 - EPISODE 7 - DECEMBER 2017
In this episode, you’ll meet a true Renaissance Man from Kaneohe. We explore the new Kupuna Caregiver Program. You’ll get some tips on how to use a cane correctly. And did you ever want to play the bagpipes? We’ll introduce you to Hawaii’s only pipe and drum band and how you could learn how to play!
SEASON 1 - EPISODE 6 - DECEMBER 2017
On this show, you’ll meet one of Hawaii’s awesome seniors, Abe Lee. You’ll learn that a Buddhist Sanskrit term is the name of a local non-profit that looks out for Hawaii’s elders. Chef Michi will show us how to make a quick and healthy meal. And find out how you can be a voice at the state Capitol.
SEASON 1 - EPISODE 5 - DECEMBER 2017
In this episode, you’ll learn how to make a healthy Quinoa salad; we’ll witness how one man has helped pave the way for a better life for Hawaii’s Kupuna; we’ll follow two of Hawaii’s volleyball aunties as they continue a long-running UH tradition; find out how to keep your posture straight from Moon Physical Therapy; and we’ll head over to the Blaisdell for the Mayor’s annual craft and country fair.
SEASON 1 - EPISODE 4 - NOVEMBER 2017
In this episode, you’ll learn all about Regenerative Medicine as we visit the Pacific Regenerative Medicine Conference at the Hawaii Convention Center. Find out how seniors can benefit from new technologies that are helping to reduce problems associated with diabetes and can even offer an alternative to joint replacement.
SEASON 1 - EPISODE 3 - NOVEMBER 2017
In this episode, you’ll see what it feels like to live over a hundred years. You’ll get a tip from Moon Therapy that your back will thank you for. We’ll watch the Senior Medicare Patrol spread their message in an entertaining way. And find out how you can voice your concerns at the Kokua Council.
SEASON 1 - EPISODE 2 - OCTOBER 2017
In this episode of Generations TV, you’ll see how the power of music saved one man’s life. We visit the 2017 Generations Magazine Aging in Place Conference. You’ll learn about the complicated world of Medicare. And you’ll get a tour of the world’s oldest ukulele factory!
SEASON 1 - EPISODE 1 - OCTOBER 2017
In the premier episode of Generations TV, you’ll see how the Mōʻīliʻīli Community Center is changing the lives of seniors – and how it can help you! You’ll see the power of friendship at the Men’s Shed. And we’ll give you a hand navigating your way through Medicare.
KHNR AM690 Sat 5-6 PM & Sun 3-4 PM
Generations Radio is a weekly series on aging and senior issues with Percy Ihara, publisher of Generations Magazine. The show is airing at a critical time. In a decade, one-third of Hawaii’s population will be 65 or better. The state is urging kupuna and their families to prepare now for home and community-based care.
Financial and legal advisers to caregiving and government programs are invited for open mic conversation. Join Percy for an informative hour of radio.