Special Events


Monday, October 9, 2017 to Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Wellness Center at the 2017 Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Older adults with disabilities: Interest, Needs, & Concerns Using current research from AARP, this session will provide insights and advice on using research to advocate for older adults with disabilities. Three distinct topics will be covered in this session: Caregivers with disabilities, consumer fraud, and important community features to older adults who have a disability. Older AARP LGBTQ Members: Opinions, Experiences and Concerns Data from AARP will be analyzed to explore the experience and concerns of AARP LGBTQ members. This session will explore the experiences, concerns, issues of importance and areas of opportunity for outreach in the LGBTQ community. Additionally, successful engagement strategies will be presented. Homes Designed For Your Active Independent Living Chances are, you are like 90% of adults 50+ that want to stay in your current home for as long as possible. But the important question is; can your current home support you and your family's current and changing accessibility needs, so you can continue to live a healthy active independent lifestyle?
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
This workshop is divided into two sections: a skills based workshop (8 am – 11:00 am and a special educator session with hip hop artists (11:15 am – 1:00 pm.) co sponsored with Rock the School Bells-Hawaii. Registration Cost: $60.00/$40.00 (Students) Target Audience: K-12 Educators, University Teacher Trainers, Mental Health Counselors; After-school activity leaders