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No gaps in understanding: Here’s your primer on Medigap Coverage

Each year Medicare has an open season for making plan changes. Here’s what you need to know before you act. Read More

Column: Which flu shot is right for you?

There is a flu vaccine to meet many different needs. Read More

3 ways Social Security benefits can grow after retirement

Once you begin receiving social security benefits, there are three common ways benefit checks can increase: a cost of living adjustment (COLA); additional work; or an adjustment at full retirement age if you received reduced benefits and exceeded the earnings limit. Read More

Disrupt Aging: Ross Shimabuku comes home to care for mom and dad

New KHON2 morning anchor Ross Shimabuku’s career has taken him across the country, covering four Super Bowls and the 2001 World Series along the way. But as his parents aged and his father began suffering from dementia, Shimabuku knew it was time to come home and help with caregiving. Read More

Ann Dowd on ‘Handmaid’s Tale,’ Aunt Lydia and miracle of forgiveness

Everyone’s favorite Aunt is probably not dead. Ann Dowd says she reports to work on the third season of “The Handmaid’s Tale” in October. Read More

Earwax poses unrecognized risk in long-term care

Seniors’ ears should be checked regularly to ward off cognitive issues that arise from wax build-up. Read More

Retirees go back to school to live out golden years on campus

A growing number of retirees are opting to spend their golden years living close to a university campus — or in some cases, on it. Read More

Positively Young: Sept. 11 a reminder of personal resilience

Make conscious changes in your life to foster your resilience. Read More

2 for the road in 80 countries — and counting

In 2013, Michael and Debbie Campbell were a married couple living in Seattle and approaching retirement with financial trepidation and the looming question, Today, they are the Senior Nomads — travelers who live full time on the road, staying in Airbnbs around the world. Read More

How to cultivate new friends as you age

As baby boomers age, more and more folks will reach their 80s, 90s — and beyond. They will not only lose friends but face the daunting task of making new friends at an advanced age. Read More

Financial aid available to aid family caregivers

Caring for an elder parent can be challenging in many ways, but it can be especially difficult financially if you have to miss work or quit your job. There are government programs, tax breaks and other tips that may help. Read More

Help Hawaii Foodbank make ends meet for a growing number of kupuna

Every Tuesday at the Lighthouse Outreach Center, a church in Waipahu, volunteers give out food to those who need it and you can’t help but notice that many of the people in line are kupuna. Read More

Positively Young: Dare to date at 60 and beyond

In your journey between 16 and 60, your view of a romantic relationships changes. The Disney-style fantasy of love in which you are rescued from a tragic fate has hopefully faded away. Read More

A focused Mackenzie Phillips takes it one day at a time

The actress has overcome her drug- and abuse-filled past. Read More

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