Gerontology Programs

808.543.6468
91-1841 Ft. Weaver Rd. Ewa Beach, HI 96706

cfsgerontology@cfs-hawaii.org
Office Hours: 8am - 5pm

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.

More Information: GENERAL GERONTOLOGY INFORMATION



CASE MANAGEMENT

'Ohana Care
Families and caregivers who provide the care for vulnerable elders in our community often find they are unsure of how to support their loved one and often burn out. The goal of the 'Ohana Care program is to prolong the family care giving relationship by assisting the caregiver to create individualized plans to reduce stress and link him/her to the appropriate community resources that support their care giving efforts and enhance the lives of their elderly loved one.

Services include:
  • Case Management
  • Supportive Counseling
  • Support Groups
  • Caregiver Education
‘Ohana Dementia Support RCI Reach Program*
Support and education for Caregivers of persons with Alzheimer’s Disease and related Dementia.

Services Include:
  • Intake Assessment
  • Personalized lesson plan
  • Weekly home visits
  • Support and resources
* Indicates an Evidence-Based Program



CAREGIVER SERVICES

Case Management Services provide individualized strengths based management for seniors.

Services include:
  • Intake Paperwork
  • Multi-dimensional Assessment of seniors
  • Utilization of Healthy IDEAS* depression screening
  • Care plan development.
  • Strengths-based case management, education, health promotion & support.
  • Aftercare plan for future needs
REACH
Responsiveness, Encouragement & Assistance through Counseling & Help: Elderly who are at-risk of, or experiencing physical, psychological or financial abuse or neglect are provided support, information, assessment, collaborative case management, financial counseling, referral to legal counseling and services, and to other needed community services.

Senior Case Management
Case management services help frai9l, elderly adults and their family member(s) or caregiver(s) navigate the often confusing array of community services in order to arrange for the support that will allow the elder to remain at home and to live as independently as possible.

* Indicates an Evidence-Based Program



WELLNESS PROGRAMS

Senior Wellness Program
Focus is on increasing wellness for seniors through specially designed group exercise and health support programs. Also designed to prevent isolation and depression, the groups are held two to three times a week and include a period of socialization, education, and fun.

Exercise Classes (for more information on classes, please call 808.543.8468):

Senior Wellness 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
Tai Chi Classes, Tai Chi for Arthritis*
  • Meet 2 times a week
  • Mostly seated exercise
Ke Ola Pono – Better Choices, Better Health Chronic Disease Self Management Program*
  • 6 week (non-exercise) workshop on managing chronic illness. Open to seniors and their caregivers
* Indicates an Evidence-Based Program
Wellness programs are funded through The City & County of Honolulu, Elderly Affairs Division, The Executive Office on Aging, The City & County of Honolulu, Dept. of Community Service,The Weinberg Foundation, other private grants, & individual donations.



GENERAL GERONTOLOGY INFORMATION

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

There are no fees for our services. Voluntary donations accepted.

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




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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