HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

INTERIM OF 2015

 

LEGISLATIVE FAMILY CAREGIVERS WORKING GROUP

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Sen. Rosalyn H. Baker

Rep. Dee Morikawa

Sen. Suzanne Chun Oakland

Rep. Gregg Takayama

Sen. Les Ihara, Jr.

 

NOTICE OF INFORMATIONAL BRIEFING

 

DATE:

Thursday, August 20, 2015

TIME:

1:00 PM

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

Pursuant to Senate Concurrent Resolution 107, Senate Draft 1, House Draft 1, the 2015 Legislative Family Caregivers Working Group is convening to examine and assess issues related to family caregivers.

 

The purpose of this informational briefing is to brief the Legislative Family Caregivers Working Group on the community resources and/or support services available for family caregivers; the role of the State Executive Office on Aging (EOA), the County Offices of Aging, and Aging & Disability Resource Centers (ADRC), and other community organizations in training family caregivers and providing general assistance to family caregivers; the funding of the EOA and the County Offices on Aging; challenges facing the EOA and County Offices of Aging to meet their statutory mandates; and opportunities for policymakers to improve the training of family caregivers and provide support to family caregivers.  The invitees to this Informational Briefing include:

 

Terri Byers, Director, Caroline Cadirao, Supervisor, Grants Manager, or designee(s), State Executive Office on Aging;

Nalani Aki, Director, or designee(s), Elderly Affairs Division, Department of Community Services, City & County of Honolulu;

C. Kimo Alameda, Director or designee(s), Hawai‘i County Office of Aging; &

Deborah Stone-Walls, Director or designee(s), Maui County Office on Aging.

 

No public testimony will be accepted.

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services to participate in the informational briefing  (i.e., sign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the Committee Clerk at (808) 586-9425 to make a request for arrangements at least 24 hours prior to the briefing.  Prompt requests help to ensure the availability of qualified individuals and appropriate accommodations.

 

For further information, please call the Committee Clerk at (808) 586-9425.

 

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Senator Suzanne Chun Oakland

Chair, Senate Committee on Human Services

 

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Representative Della Au Belatti

Chair, House Committee on Health

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Senator Ronald D. Kouchi

President of the Senate

 

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Representative Joseph M. Souki

Speaker of the House