Aging Well: Broadcasting pioneer credits Kalihi upbringing for success

Aging Well: Broadcasting pioneer credits Kalihi upbringing for success

Life doesn't always work out the way we expect. In some ways, it turned out much better than expected for Kalihi-native turned California newscaster Jan Yanehiro.

Aging Well: newer eye stents treat glaucoma with better results

Aging Well: newer eye stents treat glaucoma with better results

Eye stents can help people with glaucoma. The newest generation of one type of stent is implanted at the same time a person has cataract surgery.

Aging Well: sign up now for Walk to End Alzheimer's

Aging Well: sign up now for Walk to End Alzheimer's

You can sign up now to join the world's largest fundraiser to fight Alzheimer's- it's The Alzheimer's Association's Walk to End Alzheimer's. 

Aging Well: Kalihi woman spends almost 60 years performing Korean dance

Aging Well: Kalihi woman spends almost 60 years performing Korean dance

A Kalihi woman has spent almost 60 years performing Korean dance. Mary Jo Freshley is now one of the top experts in the state on this, according to The Center for Korean Studies. 

Aging Well: Silver Swimmers

Aging Well: Silver Swimmers

Aging Well: First-of-its-kind in Hawaii diabetes program accepts new patients

Aging Well: First-of-its-kind in Hawaii diabetes program accepts new patients

Diabetes is one of the leading healthcare issues in Hawaii. The older we get, the more likely we are to develop it.

Aging Well: Scammers can take more than money; stay safe with these tips

Aging Well: Scammers can take more than money; stay safe with these tips

Experts say seniors are the most targeted population when it comes to fraud.

Aging Well: Kaneohe woman says balanced, open, easygoing life is key to her ninth decade

Aging Well: Kaneohe woman says balanced, open, easygoing life is key to her ninth decade

A Kaneohe woman who turns 93 on July 29 says her secret to aging well is balancing exercise, diet, and faith. Rita Figueira has an open attitude towards life that's brought her around the world and exposed her to many new hobbies and experiences.

Aging Well: first year critical in stroke recovery

Aging Well: first year critical in stroke recovery

Doctors say strokes are one of the biggest causes of death and disability for seniors. The recovery varies, depending on how severe the stroke is. 

Aging Well: UH researchers study anti-inflammation compounds to fight aging

Aging Well: UH researchers study anti-inflammation compounds to fight aging

There's no such thing as a magic pill that cures all, but there is something doctors think comes kind of close.

Aging Well: Senior exercise at Egan's Bootcamp

Aging Well: Senior exercise at Egan's Bootcamp

Exercise does a body good, especially older adults. That's why a fitness trainer known for his hardcore and intense exercises started a program aimed at seniors. Three days a week, these folks come to Fit Body Forever, a seniors class at Egan's Bootcamp, to put a little pep in their step.

Aging Well: preventing falls

Aging Well: preventing falls

Falls can be deadly, especially if you're a senior. The National Council on Aging says it's the number one reason older Americans die or get seriously hurt. And it can take away something very valuable - your independence.