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Keiro Chats: Meet Keito!

Name: Keito NakazawaAge: 84 From: Orange County Japanese American Association What does happiness mean to you?” To eliminate stress, and to enjoy every day. To not look back at the…

Obon Festival Tip Sheet

For many in the Japanese American and Japanese communities, the summer months are synonymous with obon festivals. It is a time to enjoy great food, participate in obon dancing, and…

satoko and the painting

Keiro Superstar: Satoko Yamamura

Never Too Late for a New Passion Satoko Yamamura is a 90-year-old accomplished painter who spends two to three hours a day on her work. Years of practice have helped…

Iyashi Care Cases

Since 2017, our Iyashi Care team has had the privilege of assisting over one hundred older adults and their loved ones with the difficulties of living with serious illnesses and…

Hiromi smiling

Keiro Superstar: Hiromi Nishimura

Being 103 Years Old: A Life of Laughter and Smiles Hiromi Nishimura can tell you a lot about canning salmon and hunting for mushrooms. He lived through the Great Depression…

Caregiver Short Stories

Each caregiver has their own journey. Caregivers in Our Community share their stories and advice. Kathy From a young age Kathy knew how to take good care of things. She…

Providing Practical Resources: Keiro’s Annual Caregiver Conference

On Saturday, March 30, over 250 caregivers both new and experienced gathered at the Pasadena Buddhist Temple for educational sessions, a resource fair, and individual consultations. This year’s Caregiver Conference…

Lifestyle Changes: From Two Cars to One

In the summer of 2018, Hiroshi Matsushita had a conversation that would eventually spark a change in his lifestyle. His daughter had recently purchased a new car with driver assistance…

Staff Reflection: 2019 Aging in America Conference

In mid-April, I had the opportunity to attend the American Society on Aging‘s (ASA) “Aging in America” Conference in New Orleans. ASA is one of the largest associations of aging…

The Challenges of Finding Affordable Housing in Retirement

The Kawashimas, who came to the United States from Japan many years ago, had lived in their apartment for decades. The couple had a good relationship with their landlord, spent…