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Many island residents need a little assistance as they get older. Services that range from nursing homes, assisted living, medications or even just food shopping. Hoʻokele Health Navigators joins this edition of The Body Show with information on how to help seniors get the assistance they need to stay well, especially during the COVID crisis.

A measure that would create statewide paid family leave took a step forward at the state Legislature on Thursday.

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Hawaii women are earning about $8,752 less per year than men, according to a new report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Governor Signs Care Act into Law

Jun 16, 2016
Wayne Yoshioka

The Governor signed  the so-called Care Act into law, making Hawai'i the 31st state to mandate caregiver requirements for hospitals.   HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports. 

The Conversation: Thursday, April 14th, 2016

Apr 14, 2016
Hawaii Public Radio

State Legislature Caregiver Act; New Novel from Hawaiian Author; Hawaii County GET Increase

HB 2252, Designated Caregiver Act: Barbara Kim Stanton of AARP

Legislature Examines Caregiver Training

Jul 16, 2015
Wayne Yoshioka

One in four Hawai’i residents provides home care for elderly relatives, friends or neighbors.  That, according to state lawmakers who convened a working group today to look at care-giver training.   HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.