Learn About Caregiving Resources at Caregiver Wednesday Webinars

Posted on 11/13/20

AARP Hawai‘i is offering free Caregiver Wednesday webinars to provide valuable information and resources for caregivers on Zoom every Wednesday at 4 p.m.

Some of the webinars will also be simulcast on the AARP Hawai`i Facebook page.

Participants should download the free Zoom Meeting app ahead of the meeting. For those unfamiliar with Zoom, a free technology check-in sessions will be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday. Register for a link to the Zoom Check-in at aarp.cvent.com/techcheck2000.

The AARP Caregiver Wednesday workshops run through January 27 at 4 p.m. every Wednesday. To find out more about the Caregiver Wednesday webinars go to aarp.cvent.com/care20-21. The next session at 4 p.m. on Wednesday Nov. 25 will cover what caregivers should know about Social Security.

“There are an estimated 157,000 family caregivers in Hawai`i,” said Keali‘i Lopez, AARP Hawai‘i regional director. “We want them to know that they are not alone and that there are services available to help them.”

Other Caregiver Wednesday 4 p.m. sessions include:

  • Dec. 2: Advance Care Planning
  • Dec. 9: Dementia Care During the Holidays
  • Dec. 16: Legal Issues in Caregiving

About AARP

AARP is the nation’s largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering people 50 and older to choose how they live as they age. With a nationwide presence and nearly 38 million members, AARP strengthens communities and advocates for what matters most to families: health security, financial stability and personal fulfillment. AARP also produces the nation's largest circulation publications: AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin. To learn more, visit www.aarp.org or follow @AARP and @AARPadvocates on social media.


AARP Hawai‘i and Neighbor Island county elder service centers are offering a free virtual workshops to let caregivers and kupuna know about services available on Hawai`i island, Maui County and Kauai. It’s part of AARP Hawai`i’s free Caregiver Wednesday webinars to help kupuna and caregivers statewide.

The Neighbor Island workshops will be on Wednesday, November 18 at 9 a.m. for Kauai County, 10:30 a.m. for Maui County and 1:30 p.m. for Hawai`i island. The workshops will help caregivers and older residents learn about resources and government services available in each county to help with caregiving and COVID-19 relief. Learn how to access Meals on Wheels, transportation, case management, adult day care, home care and more at the free webinars. Register to get a Zoom link by going to aarp.org/HI and clicking on Upcoming Events.

Participants should download the free Zoom Meeting app ahead of the meeting. For those unfamiliar with Zoom, a free technology check-in sessions will be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday. Register for a link to the Zoom Check-in at aarp.cvent.com/techcheck2000.

The Neighbor Island webinars are part of AARP’s Caregiver Wednesday workshops that run through December 16 at 4 p.m. every Wednesday. To find out more about the Caregiver Wednesday webinars go to aarp.cvent.com/care20-21. The session at 4 p.m. on Nov. 18 is about Medicare for Caregivers, followed by a Wednesday Nov. 25 webinar on what caregivers should know about Social Security.

“There are an estimated 157,000 family caregivers in Hawai`i,” said Keali‘i Lopez, AARP Hawai‘i regional director. “We want them to know that they are not alone and that there are services available to help them.”

Other Caregiver Wednesday 4 p.m. sessions include:

  • Nov. 25: Understanding Social Security
  • Dec. 2: Advance Care Planning
  • Dec. 9: Dementia Care During the Holidays
  • Dec. 16: Legal Issues in Caregiving

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About AARP

AARP is the nation’s largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering people 50 and older to choose how they live as they age. With a nationwide presence and nearly 38 million members, AARP strengthens communities and advocates for what matters most to families: health security, financial stability and personal fulfillment. AARP also produces the nation's largest circulation publications: AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin. To learn more, visit www.aarp.org or follow @AARP and @AARPadvocates on social media.

This story is provided by AARP Hawaii. Visit the AARP Hawaii page for more news, events, and programs affecting retirement, health care, and more.

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