Aging, Senior, and Disabled Resources Guide

Aging is just a fact of life. Just as sure as we are all born, growing older will absolutely happen and is simply one step in the cycle of life. Aging with dignity and grace is important to everyone and during that aging process it is important to learn about what kind of resources are available. We want to make sure that all seniors in Hawaii have the information they need to help them however they may need. Below there are five important places that the aging population of Hawaii can turn to for answers, whatever their questions may be.

Agencies for Elderly Information in Hawaii

Getting the best information for yourself or an aging loved on is important for many reasons. For starters, it keeps you up to date on the latest information impacting the senior community in Hawaii. Having the best information also allows you or your loved one to take enroll in or take part of any programs or aid opportunities that could improve quality of life. We've identified 5 resources in the state of Hawaii that can be checked out by the seniors of Hawaii. These elderly resources are good sources of information for the aging population in Honolulu.

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Executive Office of Aging (EOA)

The Executive Office of Aging provides information on long term support programs and services for seniors. The EOA is designated as the lead agency in the coordinated statewide system on aging and caregiver support services in the State of Hawaii. They adhere to and are authorized to assist the elderly by both federal and state laws.

 

They can help seniors to connect to a nationwide "Aging Network" and provides federal funding for elderly support services. A few of their programs include:

 

• Healthy Aging Partnership

• Senior Medicare Patrol

• Hawaii SHIP Program

• Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program (LTCOP)

• In-Home and Community Based Services

• Family Caregiver Support Program

 

Contact information for the Executive Office on Aging

Address: 250 South Hotel Street, Suite 406, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

Phone Number: (808) 586-0100

Website: http://health.hawaii.gov/eoa/

Department of Community Services (Elderly Division)

The Department of Community Services (Elderly Division) is the designated Area Agency on Aging for Oahu. Their mission is to develop a comprehensive and coordinated system of services to assist older person in leading independent, meaningful, and dignified lives in their own homes and communities for as long as possible.

 

The Elderly Affairs Division is one of 600 Area Agencies on Aging nationwide. They focus on providing help to seniors, persons with disabilities, and caregivers with things like:

 

• Information about topics commonly associated with aging, disabilities and caregivers

• Referral to community services providers

• Assistance in screening and applying for government benefits

• Assistance making informed decisions about long term care needs

 

Contact information for the Executive Office on Aging

Address: 715 S. King Street, Room 311, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

Phone Number: (808) 768-7762

Website: http://www.honolulu.gov/dcs/aging-disability-resources.html

City & County of Honolulu Elderly Affairs

The City & County of Honolulu Elderly Affairs helps people find assistance for aging, disability and caregiving, such as with Nutrition, Housing, Transportation, and Financing. They are a division of Community Services of the city and county of Honolulu.

 

The City & County of Honolulu Elderly Affairs has really great links to articles that impact the aging and elderly communities of Hawaii. A few of the helpful links for seniors include:

 

• Senior Information & Assistance Handbook

• Senior Housing Information for Oahu

• Legal Handbook for Hawaii's Older Persons, Families, and Caregivers

• Government Assistance Eligibility Application

 

Contact information for the Executive Office on Aging

Address: 715 S. King Street, Suite 200, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

Phone Number: (808) 768-7705

Website: https://www.elderlyaffairs.com/

Housing Resources for Seniors in Hawaii

The Housing Resources for Seniors in Hawaii is a part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. They help seniors in Hawaii with housing needs, including programs to make it easier for the elderly to stay in your their.

 

The Housing Resources for Seniors in Hawaii helps seniors in Hawaii with housing expenses. Some of the assistance they provide includes:

 

• Help with utility bills

• Housing counseling

• Legal assistance relating to housing

• HUD subsidized apartments

 

Contact information for the Executive Office on Aging

Address: 451 7th Street, Washington, DC 20410

Phone Number: (202) 708-1112

Website: http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/states/hawaii/homeownership/seniors

City of Hawaii Elderly Services

The City of Hawaii Elderly Services helps seniors to find elderly activities, as well as assists with disability parking permits, and can help to connect the elderly with Hawaii's County Office of Aging.

 

Use the contact information located below to contact City of Hawaii Elderly Services.

 

Contact information for the Executive Office on Aging

East Hawaii Address: 1055 Kinoole Street, Suite 101, Hilo, HI 96740

East Hawaii Phone Number: (808) 961-8600

West Hawaii Address: 74-5004 Ane Keohokalole Highway, Bldg B, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740

West Hawaii Phone Number: (808) 323-4390

Website: http://www.hawaiicounty.gov/

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