ACL.gov/COVID-19: Info for Older Adults and People with Disabilities

With many illnesses, older adults and people with disabilities face higher risks of contracting the disease and/or experiencing complications, particularly if they also have chronic medical conditions. Consequently, there often are additional prevention and treatment recommendations for these … [Read more...]

AILH Participates as Exhibitor at PAC Rim 2020

The Oahu team represented AILH as an exhibitor at the 2020 Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity (known as PAC Rim) on March 2 and 3. In its 35th year, Pac Rim is widely recognized as an international and diverse gathering where the participants represent diversity, … [Read more...]

Mask Making with Maui Support Group

Our support group met last Monday 2/24, where we did arts and crafts that also included making masks to express their feelings as they endure challenges of TBI. There will be no support group for the month of March. For more information please contact Lani at [email protected] or … [Read more...]

VIBES Meeting with AARP

The monthly Vision Impairment and Blindness Education and Peer Support  (VIBES) Group met on February 26th. This month the group welcomed Larry Black from the AARP Speaker’s Bureau who shared very important information about phone/mail scams and identity theft. It was a great discussion, and the … [Read more...]

Oahu Staff Prepares for PACRIM2020!

AILH Volunteer, RayGil Bolden, assists Oahu IL Specialist, Eisa Escalona in creating an activity board for our exhibitors table at this years Pac Rim 2020. What is PacRim? Pac Rim 2020 is an international and diverse gathering. Participants represent disability; share the human experiences … [Read more...]

AILH Volunteer Assists with DMV Online System

AILH Volunteer RayGil Bolden assists Oahu consumer with some technical assistance with using the DMV online sign up system to renew his State ID. State agencies like the DMV should ensure that their websites are ADA accessible. In the meantime, we have volunteers like RayGil to help our consumers … [Read more...]

First Aid / CPR Training in Hilo

The Hilo Team got re-certified in First Aid/CPR Training by Julia Diaz from Pro Services. Mahalo to Julia for making this training fun and very informative. … [Read more...]

Announcement: ASL with Dano in Hilo

ASL Teacher Dano Kaufmann will be hosting the Spring 2020 American Sign Language Course: An Introduction to the Basics of ASL on Hilo, beginning Wednesday, March 4th. This will be a ten-week, hands-on sign language course once a week on Wednesdays at the ADRC Hilo Office. See banner above for … [Read more...]

Hui Malama Po’o Does Mask Making

Members from our Hui Malama Po'o Support Group participated in a mask making activity to express the feelings of someone with traumatic brain injury.  Activity hosted by the Dept. of Health Neurotrauma Support. … [Read more...]

Pizza Day with Molokai Keiki Support Group

Keiki enjoyed preparing their own personal pizza's, fruit kabob's and had a refreshing fruit smoothie to top off their meal. Present were Rehino, Lopaka, Kanaloa, Ryson and Alea-Lei. … [Read more...]

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