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Iyashi Care at Keiro no Hi Festival – Advance Directives and Pharmacists

Next month, Keiro and Providence’s Iyashi Care team will host a health fair at Keiro and Japanese American Cultural & Community Center’s (JACCC) Keiro no Hi Festival, helping older adults…

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The Power of Art – Reducing Isolation Through Calligraphy

The Power of Art – Reducing isolation through calligraphy Born and raised in Tokyo, Japan, Kuniharu Yoshida grew up with a love for sports but was constantly surrounded by art….

Alternative Transportation: The LA Metro

Whether getting to Orange County for an Obon Festival, Gardena for grocery shopping, or Little Tokyo for a doctor’s appointment, a sustainable means of transportation is vital to our daily…

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Keiro Superstar File No.1 Akemi Miyake – Aloe and Gratitude

Keiro’s new “Superstar” series will provide highlight how some of our members in the community keep themselves healthy. Superstar File No.1        Mr. Akemi Miyake As one of the founders…

Palliative Care – The Extra Layer of Support from the Day of Diagnosis

It starts on the day of diagnosis. A patient learns about their serious illness and is immediately met with a list of questions, appointments, and options. Beyond a treatment plan,…

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The Dangers of Feeling Lonely –Social Isolation as a Growing Epidemic

Across the nation, healthcare providers and organizations are growing concerned about social isolation among older adults. Based on current estimates from AARP, as many as 17% of older Americans aged…

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Lillian’s Caregiver Journey

Like many things in life, sudden changes can happen when we least expect it. For Lillian, almost 20 years ago, she never thought she’d find herself providing care for her…

Health Benefits of Volunteering

We all view retirement differently. Some envision retirement as a time to travel the world, others might possibly view retirement as a chance to make home improvements. Perhaps others view…

Staff Reflection: Caregiving across the ocean

-Hiromi Aoyama, Communications Analyst – Caregiving can take many different forms. With the Keiro Caregiver Conference just around the corner, I look back at my family’s long-distance caregiving experience, as…

「遠慮」の一歩先に

たった一本の電話で変わることもある。―これは義理の父親を介護していいた方が、「癒しケア」プログラムの医師とわずか30分の電話でPeace-of-mind、心の安らぎを感じることができたお話です。