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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…

Getting Past the Enryo

How can one phone call make a difference? Read about a caregiver who felt peace-of-mind after a 30 minute talk with one of our Iyashi Care physicians. Have you ever been to…

Mother & Daughter Volunteer Duo: Patsy & Erin Matsushita

As a nonprofit organization, we rely on the help of volunteers to continue providing the best services possible. Patsy and Erin Matsushita are both pharmacists who volunteer with Keiro from time…

English Translation of Dr. Yanami’s article from the Annual Publication

From “shikata ga nai” treatment to the “best” treatment –The new Keiro-Providence Iyashi Care program-As the medical field advances and comes up with new treatments, many people live longer. In some ways,…

October: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In October, we recognize Breast Cancer Awareness month because breast cancer is an increasing concern for Asian American women across the country. According to the American Cancer Society, the average risk…

Volunteer Profile: Carolyn Motokane

Whether we like it or not, technology is constantly being integrated into our daily lives. From our grandchildren’s constant requests to take selfies, to our healthcare providers encouraging us to…

Keiro No Hi – Celebrating and Recognizing Our Elders

Keiro No Hi, translated in English as “Respect for the Aged Day,” is a Japanese public holiday celebrated every third Monday in September. It is a day to honor older adults,…

Introducing Dr. Yuichi Yanami

Through the Keiro-Providence Whole Person Care Program, Keiro is proud to be working with Dr. Yuichi Edwin Yanami, Associate Medical Director at Providence TrinityCare Hospice & Regional Palliative Care. As…