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Neighbors bolster senior’s independence

  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
    Jean Ogata, 83, far right, is able to live in her Hawaii Kai home with the aid of her neighbors and other dedicated individuals. They also helped with her husband, George, 88, when he lived there before moving to a nursing home. Seated are, from right after Ogata, neighbor Elaine Lang, 72; Ed Kohara, 69, from the care ministry at Hawaii Kai United Church of Christ; caregiver Jill Murayama with Castle Assisted Care; and neighbors Clemente Lagundimao, 72, and Francis Hirata, 73.
  • DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
    Jean Ogata, left, shares a hug with Elaine Lang.

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