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Keiro’s 60th Anniversary – Our Founders

George Aratani, Edwin Hiroto, Kiyo Maruyama, Jim Mitsumori, Gongoro Nakamura, Frank Omatsu, Joseph Shinoda, and Fred Wada had a vision—to provide compassionate, quality care for the Issei pioneers. Their vision…

Unspoken Caregiver Series: Caregiving and COVID-19 Part 2

In this series, Keiro aims to share different aspects of caregiving through community members’ stories. For caregivers, a difficult job becomes even more challenging during a pandemic. These essential workers…

COVID-19 Vaccine – What You Should Know Now

Two COVID-19 vaccines were granted Emergency Use Authorization by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in December 2020. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has put out a…

Back to School: How Grandparents Have Supported Their Grandchildren’s Virtual Education

School Central at Grandma’s Having taught first grade for many years, Mary Ellen Wong always knew she would be a part of her grandchildren’s education. Since retiring after the birth…

Iyashi Care Story: A Support System Like No Other

“More like a friend than a doctor” “I have had many struggles. There are times when I cannot speak up about those difficulties. But now I am able to live…

Faith From Home: Perspectives on Spirituality and the Pandemic from Older Adults in Our Community

Previously, Keiro shared how various religious leaders have adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic and how they see faith having a role during these unprecedented times. In this article, we explore…

Unspoken Caregiver Series: Caregiving and COVID-19 Part 1

In this series, Keiro aims to share different aspects of caregiving through community members’ stories. For caregivers, a difficult job becomes even more challenging during a pandemic. These essential workers…

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Zoom Fatigue

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, we have adopted Zoom and other online platforms to stay connected with others. We have filled up our days participating in virtual events such as birthday…

A Day in the Life of an Iyashi Care Nurse By Joshua Northcutt

As we enter flu season amidst the pandemic, the Iyashi Care team continues to support older adult patients and their caregivers, as they adapt to staying safe and healthy. The…

Constant Faith Within Changing Times: Religious Leaders Share Their Experience of Adjusting to the Pandemic

After a spring and summer of unprecedented adjustments, Keiro interviewed three religious leaders from our community ̶ Reverend Shumyo Kojima, Head Priest of Zenshuji Buddhist Temple; Reverend Kory Quon from…