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An Area Agency on Aging

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A non-relative living in the patients home who provides assistance as requested by the patient.

Long Term Care

Services provided for an extended period of time to patients of all ages with severe chronic diseases or disabilities involving substantial functional impairment. Long Term Care can range from skilled medical care to personal assistance with activities of daily living.

Long Term Home Care

Services and equipment provided in the home for an extended period of time to patients of all ages with severe chronic diseases or disabilities involving substantial functional impairment. Long-term home care can be a substitute for placement in a skilled nursing facility.

For Help Call:

ADRC Statewide: (808)643-2372

Hilo: 961-8626
Kona: 323-4390

COME VISIT US!
Kahi Mālama - A Place of Caring
Aging & Disability Resource Center
1055 Kinoole Street
Hilo, HI 96720-3872

Kahi Malama ADRC Partners

Kahi Malama - The Hawaii Aging and Disability Resource Center - houses various State, County and private organizations to simplify your search for aging and disability needs. The following is a list of tenants - click on an organization's name to be redirected to its individual website.