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Local Guide to Health

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  1. Local Guide to Health

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Wellness
Long Term Care Planning
Palliative Care
Cancer
Developmental Disability
Diabetes
Sexual Abuse
Elder Abuse

Wellness

Hawai`i Department of Health
The Hawai`i Department of Health provides various information on various programs such as the State Emergency Medical Services and Injury Prevention System, Hawai`i Immunization Program, Nutrition and Physical Activity, family care resources, and more.

HealthyHawaii.com
Another resource on the Hawai`i State Department of Health site is a consumer website dedicated to healthy living.

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Long Term Care Planning
Two Hawai`i resource sites that offer help for persons seeking long term care options are Hawai`i Elder Law, sponsored by Sterling & Tucker, Attorneys at Law, and Elderweb, provided by Kapiolani Community College and the University of Hawai`i:

How to Pick the Right Nursing Home and Pay for it Too

Living-At-Home Options

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Palliative Care

MyHealthDirective.com
MyHealthDirective.com is a Hawai`i-based online provider of Advanced Healthcare Directive services.

Hawai`i AIDS Education and Training Center
The Hawai`i AIDS Education and Training Center provides Palliative Care Information.

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Cancer

Hawai`i Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program
The Hawai`i Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program has helpful information on its efforts to address these cancers.

Developmental Disability

Special Education Center of Hawai`i (SECOH)
The Special Education Center of Hawai`i (SECOH) provides individual and family supports that promote successful community living for persons with developmental disabilities.

Hawai`i State Council on Developmental Disabilities
Read about the statewide efforts of the Hawai`i State Council on Developmental Disabilities, a consumer advocacy organization.

Diabetes

Hawai`i State Diabetes Control Program
The Hawai`i State Diabetes Control Program provides resources to individuals and families dealing with diabetes.

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Sexual Abuse

Hawai`i State Coalition Against Domestic Violence
The Hawai`i State Coalition Against Domestic Violence provides help for women and families experiencing sexual abuse at: www.hscadv.org/. Safe Child, a resource of the Coalition for Children, Inc. and the Levi Corporation, provide answers for families.


Elder Abuse

Hawai`i Executive Office on Aging
The Hawai`i Executive Office on Aging provides help in identifying, preventing and reporting elder abuse at its site.

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Last Updated on 7/6/2012

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