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Aging Eyes Seminar

Time: 
Saturday, March 8, 2008 - 10:30am - 11:30pm
Location: 
Meeting Room

Dr. Hugo Higa of Aesthetic Vision Center has been offering free seminars that focus on the top three aging eye issues for the elderly. They are macular degeneration, cataracts, and glaucoma. These three conditions are the top causes of blindness in the elderly. More Hawaii families are becoming caretakers of aging relatives, or aging themselves, and the loss of vision can be traumatic. It affects one’s independence, and increases dependence on family and/or home healthcare assistants. Dr.

Ko’olau Winds: Jazz Trio

Time: 
Saturday, April 26, 2008 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Location: 
Reading Area next to Meeting Room

Honolulu jazz trio, the Ko’olau Winds, will perform jazz standards from the 1930s to the present. The members, Tony Yee saxophones, Matt Snow trombone, and Benjamin Peters saxophones, began to perform Jazz together at their alma mater Punahou School. Each of them studied and worked on the mainland and returned to the islands within the last few years.

U. S. Army Strings Trio Concert

Time: 
Tuesday, June 17, 2008 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: 
Meeting Room

In celebration of the 2008 HSPLS Summer Reading Programs, the U. S. Army Strings Trio, a premier ensemble of the U. S. Armed Forces, will perform a free concert at Aina Haina Public Library.

Understanding Memory Loss

Time: 
Saturday, July 26, 2008 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Location: 
Meeting Room

Attention seniors and caregivers!  Come to the free seminar and learn the answers to commonly asked questions about memory loss. Arlene Ige, Education & Training Coordinator from the Alzheimer’s Association Aloha Chapter, will help us understand these questions: How do I recognize changes due to normal aging versus the warning signs for Alzheimer’s disease?

Cell Phones, Kids & Us

Time: 
Tuesday, September 23, 2008 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: 
Meeting Room

Cell Phones, Kids & Us: the Inconvenient Truth about Convenient Technologies by Dr. Carrie Hyman. Electropollution from all wireless microwaves, the wiring in walls, cell towers, wireless routers, WiFi networks, etc. is potentially as life threatening to the human body as asbestos, tobacco and lead paint. There are currently close to 3 billion cell phone users in the world and 80% of the planet is now wireless. Dr. Hyman will talk about what it is, why and how it is bad for you and pose the question, “Is there a solution to electromagnetic pollution?”

 

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