Dr. Warren Interview on ThinkTech Hawaii – Aging with Grace

Jay Fidell, host of Think Tech’s program, “Aging with Grace” talks with Dr. Warren Wong, Clinical Professor in the Department of Geriatric Medicine at the University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine. Dr. Wong spent the majority of his career providing consultant care for people with Alzheimer’s disease and […]

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Testing the MemorC app at One Kalakaua Senior Living, Honolulu, Hawaii

In the last several months, we’ve been testing our app to see what works and what doesn’t work*. One person who has helped us a great deal is Lute Manumanu, Lead Activities at One Kalakaua Senior Living a premier senior living community in Honolulu. She helped us with testing of seniors […]

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How do you develop a “dementia-friendly” community?

Dr. Christy Nishita, a Researcher and Gerontologist at the Center on Aging, University of Hawai’I,  has thought about this a lot and recently  gave a presentation at the Kuakini Medical Center called “Building a Dementia Capable System in Hawaii.” I had a chance to chat with Dr. Nishita about inter-generational […]

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Meet one of our app testers

The MemoriesConnect team interviewed a recent app “tester” Marie-Louise Ansak and she is not your ordinary senior. Originally from Switzerland and a life-long traveler, she’s led an accomplished life. She’ll celebrate her 90th birthday in August. At the age of 65, Marie-Louise retired after an amazing career as a social […]

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Meeting Caregivers at AARP’s Annual Conference

  Hawaii Caregivers Get a First Look at the New MemoriesConnect App! The team presented the MemoriesConnect App at AARP’s Annual Caregiving Conference Saturday, March 24,  at the Manoa Grand Ballroom, Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i. “AARP sponsors this conference to provide caregivers with knowledge and to relieve some of […]

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