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What We Do During Safer At Home – Keiro staff edition

We all have been impacted by COVID-19 in different ways. Here are some things Keiro staff members have been doing in their personal lives during this time. KentDuring the COVID-19…

Through the Lens of a Keiro Staff Member: Building Community Through Intergenerational Programs

Written by: Kent Marume, Program Analyst As a former Kizuna participant and having previously worked at JACCC, I have always been involved with youth-centered programming  and have incorporated it into…

Through the Eyes of a Keiro Staff Member: The Power and Connections of Our Community

Written by: Makoto Kotani, Program Manager On my second day of work at Keiro in the summer of 2017, I found myself attending a Keiro Grants workshop conducted at Venice…

Staff Reflection – Technology for Everyone

Written by: Marielle Belisario, Program Associate I was worried before joining Keiro during the summer of 2018. What was it that I — a soon-to-be-graduate from the University of California,…

Staff Reflection – Aging is Different for Everyone

Written By: Claire Imada, Program Associate Looking back at my first day at Keiro, I was scared and worried, but excited for what was to come. I came into this…

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…

Reflecting Back on Caregiver Conference

When I joined the Keiro team in the summer of 2017, I had a very narrow understanding of caregiving, both as a life-changing experience, and also as a crucial subgroup within our expansive Japanese American and Japanese speaking community.

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…