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Another Resident Of Hawaii’s Largest Nursing Facility Contracts COVID-19 Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2020

Another Resident Of Hawaii’s Largest Nursing Facility Contracts COVID-19

A dozen residents of Hale Nani have been infected so far, along with six staff members.

Another Round Of COVID-19 Testing Finds Another Case At Hale Nani Courtesy: Scott Miscovich

Another Round Of COVID-19 Testing Finds Another Case At Hale Nani

The string of cases related to Oahu’s largest nursing facility totals 16.

2 Illegal Care Homes Fined By State Cory Lum/Civil Beat

2 Illegal Care Homes Fined By State

The violation is the third the state health department has issued this year.

New Housing Project For The Elderly Would Displace Residents Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2019

New Housing Project For The Elderly Would Displace Residents

The Moiliili development recently secured taxpayer money, but many current tenants didn’t know they may soon have to move out.

Hawaii’s Adult Care Home Bait-And-Switch Scheme Concerns Lawmakers Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii’s Adult Care Home Bait-And-Switch Scheme Concerns Lawmakers

Unlicensed care homes are a continuing problem despite efforts to beef up state oversight.

Identity Theft Grows Under Guise Of Genetic Testing Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Identity Theft Grows Under Guise Of Genetic Testing

The Hawaii Executive Office on Aging published a warning about genetic testing fraud, which targets Medicare beneficiaries across the nation.

Helping Seniors Survive The Hazards Of High-Rise Living In Honolulu Ku'u Kauanoe/Civil Beat

Helping Seniors Survive The Hazards Of High-Rise Living In Honolulu

Many older people live in condo towers. Now the push is on to encourage the buildings and their residents to better prepare for disaster.

Neal Milner: Living In Hawaii Drives Me Nuts But You Can’t Beat The Neighbors Randy Kashka/Flickr.com

Neal Milner: Living In Hawaii Drives Me Nuts But You Can’t Beat The Neighbors

The internal dialogue kicked in big-time when we started searching for a new comfort zone, which we may find in Portland.

Key Lawmakers Are Trying To Water Down Inspection Rules For Elder Care Homes Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Key Lawmakers Are Trying To Water Down Inspection Rules For Elder Care Homes

House and Senate bills would undercut a new law that requires unannounced state inspections of care homes by making those optional.