Gerontology Program



Service Description:

CFS Gerontology Programs facilitate support for older adults and their caregivers which enables elders to continue living in their own or family residences in the community.

    WELLNESS PROGRAMS

    Health Maintenance
    • Programs to promote seniors independence and well-being

    Senior Exercise Groups Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program*
    • Meet 2 times a week
    • Mostly seated exercise
    • Education, socialization

    No Fear of Falling EnhanceFitness® Program*
    • Meets 3 times a week
    • Exercises for balance and strength
    • Education, socialization

    Chronic Disease Self- Management Program*
    • 6 week class on managing your chronic illness
    • Developed at Stanford University


    The CFS Gerontology Program is a member of the Hawai‘i State’s Healthy Aging Partnership promoting evidence based health promotion and disease prevention programs.



    CASE MANAGEMENT

    Case Management Services provide individualized strengths - based planning for seniors. Services include:
    • Intake Paperwork
    • Multi-dimensional assessment of seniors
    • Healthy Ideas* – Depression screening and support
    • Care plan development
    • Linkages to community resources, education, health promotion & support
    • Aftercare plan for future needs

    Senior Case Management
    • Case management services for seniors with limited functional abilities. Focuses on helping the senior remain in their home.

    REACH
    • Case Management to prevent elder abuse and strengthen seniors support in the community.



    CAREGIVER SERVICES

    ‘Ohana Care
    Promoting caregiver well-being to enable them to continue helping our kūpuna. Services include:
    • Case Management
    • Supportive Counseling
    • Support Groups
    • Caregiver Education
    • Powerful Tools for Caregivers*

    Caregiver Respite Supporting caregivers through respite linkages to provide support and prevent burnout.
    • Assessment
    • Respite Plan Development
    • Linkage
    • Support


    * Indicates an Evidence-Based Program

Eligibility:
  • Age 60 and older
  • Caregiver of individual 60 or older
  • Lives in their own or family residence on Oahu

Fees:

No fees for Gerontology programs


Funders:

This program is funded through The City & County of Honolulu, Elderly Affairs Division, The Executive Office on Aging, Kūpuna Care, Federal Older Americans Act Funds, The Weinberg Foundation, The Teresa F. Hughes Trust, and individual donations.


Your Rights:

As a participant in a Child & Family Service program you have the following rights:
  • The right to a humane service environment
  • The right to services free from unlawful discrimination
  • The right to be involved in your own service planning
  • The right to confidentiality except when otherwise mandated by law
  • The right to services  which are least restrictive and most convenient
  • The right to file a complaint if these rights are infringed


Location:

91-1841 Ft. Weaver Rd.
Ewa Beach, HI 96706
Phone: (808) 543-8468

Hours: Monday-Friday  8:00am-5:00pm




In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call toll free 866-632-9992 (Voice). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.





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