Dementia: What to do when Life at Home is Getting too Difficult

June 10, 2018 @ 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Manoa Grand Ballroom Japanese Culture Center


Join us for a valuable presentation on dementia and the differences between the various types of senior care services in Hawaii. Find out how to make your home dementia-friendly, which pitfalls to identify when searching for care, and how to successfully transition into a care community when living at home is finally becoming unmanageable. Q&A to follow. Elderly care organizations from the community will also be available to answer your questions and introduce their services.

Event Agenda:
12:30pm: Doors open to public – learn more about elderly care services from our event sponsors.
1:00pm: Presentation – Dementia: what to do when life at home is getting too difficult – Rachael Wonderlin, MSG.
3:00pm: Presentation – Elderly Care Options: what are the different types out there? – Todd Pang, MBA.
4:30pm: Event concludes.

Rachael Wonderlin has a Master’s degree in Gerontology and she is the author of When Someone You Know is Living in a Dementia Care Community: Words to Say and Things to Do, published by Johns Hopkins University Press. She is a dementia care consultant based in Philadelphia, PA., and has been working with older adults for over ten years. She travels around the country for speaking engagements, caregiver trainings, and family consultations. Ms. Wonderlin is currently writing her second book for JHU Press.

Todd Pang has a Master’s degree in Business Administration and he is Vice President and Administrator of Caring Manoa – a family-owned and operated Type II Adult Residential Care Home with Expanded Care. Mr. Pang has managed Caring Manoa for seven years, and he is currently expanding services to new locations.

Ms. Wonderlin is the inaugural Caring Manoa Expert in Residence. She will be providing support to our island community from June 3rd to 18th, 2018. Private consultations are available, please inquire at for details and pricing.

Onsite Parking is available at the Japanese Culture Center, and “street” parking on Beretania Street.

Ticket includes parking validation
– $25 General Admission (advanced purchase)
– $35 General Admission (at the door)

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Once you register for this event, you are on our guest list. You are welcome to keep your ticket as your receipt.

Unfortunately we will not be issuing refunds for no-show.

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