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An Area Agency on Aging

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Managed Care

Assessment of nursing and social needs. Coordination of providers, oversight of services.

Medicaid

An individual will only qualify for Medicaid if they have satisfied income impoverishment tests.

Medical Social Services

If a patient is having difficulty adjusting to physical, psychological, financial, environmental, or familial limitations which inhibit his or her recovery from an illness or injury, a medical social worker (MSW) may provide advice and counsel, and instruct in the utilization of appropriate community resources.

Medicare

An individual is eligible for Medicare if he/she is 65 or older, or has chronic renal disease, or is disabled. Medicare mainly provides for acute services and 90 days of skilled care.

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.