News & Events
- Thursday July 9, 2015 at the Hawaii ADRC Training Room, “How Home Modifications Improve Activities of Daily Living for Aging-In-Place”, presented by Curt Kiriu. Click here to download.
- Thursday July 23, 2015 at 15 Craigside- Pau Hana event and talk, "Latest Trends in Technology and Family Caregiving", presented by Amy Goyer. Click here for details.
October 16, 2015 - Fall Prevention Conference, Hawaii Convention Center. HPGS will sponsor two sessions:
HPGS track- A) “Hazards in the Home Put You at Risk for Falls“ - Curt Kiriu, CK Independent Builders
Home modifications can improve safety and support aging-in-place. In this session, a general contractor and Certified Aging in Place specialist (CAPS) will discuss the role of home modifications and how health professionals and contractors can collaborate as an interdisciplinary team.
HPGS track- B) “Assistive Technology-A Vital and Cutting Edge Resource for Aging in Place” - Barbara Fischlowitz-Leong - ATRC
The Assistive Technology Resource Center (ATRC) is a great resource in Hawaii for older adults and persons with disabilities. This session will discuss the role of assistive technology in aging in place and the services provided by the ATRC.