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Finding the Solution to Keep Older Adults Engaged – ESGVJCC

The East San Gabriel Valley Japanese Community Center’s Senior Wellness Program has been around for almost 9 years. But its roots go back nearly 82 years when an acre of…

Iyashi Care Story: The Relief I Felt with the “Care Specialists”

15 years after beating cancer, Masami had found herself battling a familiar enemy. Though she fought it off before, this time would be much different as she would not have…

Celebrating our Older Adults at Keiro no Hi Festival

Little Tokyo saw its first ever celebration for older adults at Keiro no Hi on September 16, 2018. In partnership with Japanese American Cultural & Community Center, Keiro welcomed over…

Little Tokyo Program Helps Seniors Escape Isolation

Like many older members of the Southern California Japanese American community, Debra was resistant to change. Friendly but somewhat shy–and most comfortable conversing in Japanese—Debra maintained a small network of…

Falls Can Be Prevented!

Keiro co-hosted a fall prevention presentation with Orange County Japanese American Association (OCJAA) on May 17th. Keiro staff member, Hiromi Aoyama, opened the presentation with an important message to the…

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…

Calligraphy art and Kuni

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,…