Health care fraud topic of presentation
Senior Medicare Patrol Hawaii volunteer Louise Corpuz will be guest speaker at the 10 a.m. meeting of the South Maui Chapter of AARP on Monday. The meeting will take place in the Garden Room of Kalama Heights at 101 Kanani Road in Kihei.
Corpuz will share information on empowering seniors to prevent health care fraud. Help from the State Executive Office on Aging made the presentation possible, according to a news release. All seniors present will receive a reusable gift bag and a personal health care journal.
For more information, call South Maui AARP coordinator Adele Rugg at 879-9964.
Guest speaker to discuss animal rescue
Dawn Hall, of Hawaii Animal Rescue Foundation, will be guest speaker at the noon luncheon meeting of the Kihei Wailea Rotary Club on Wednesday. The meeting will take place at Mulligans on the Blue in Wailea.
The foundation is a group of volunteer animal lovers whose mission is to rescue, provide sanctuary and ultimately find homes for abandoned, stray and neglected animals.
The nonprofit organization serves Hawaii (primarily the islands of Oahu and Maui) and has been a no-kill shelter since its beginning.
Cost for lunch is $16. The public is welcome.
MHS Class of '73 plans reunion Friday
The Maui High School Class of 1973 will be holding its 40-year reunion at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Tiffany's Bar & Grill in Wailuku.
It will be a stag night event. Food and drinks will be ordered off the menu.
For more information, contact Colette (Nishida) Ladera at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 385-6514.
Health coverage topic of workshops
Maui Adult Day Care Centers and Maui County Office on Aging will hold two free caregiver workshops on the Affordable Care Act and health coverage in 2014.
The first workshop will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hale Hulu Mamo in Hana. Free lunch will be provided to attendees.
The second workshop will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Hale Mahaolu Elima community hall at 11 Mahaolu St. in Kahului. Free breakfast will be provided for attendees.
Hi'i Ola program specialists for the Hawai'i Health Connecter will be the speakers.
Topics to be discussed include: What is the Affordable Care Act? How will this affect Medicare/Medicaid? What is the "Connector" and how it can help? And, how will one qualify for no-cost or low-cost health insurance coverage?
No reservations are required. Certificates of attendance will be provided.
The workshops are open to the public.
For more information, call Kathleen Couch at 871-5804.
Charity registration law focus of meeting
State Deputy Attorney General Hugh Jones will be the speaker at the Maui Non Profit Directors Association meeting Thursday at the Maui Economic Opportunity Family Center at 99 Mahalani St. in Wailuku.
Jones, the supervising deputy attorney general for the tax and charities division, will discuss charity registration law and his charities division. His talk begins at 9 a.m. The association meeting is at 8:30 a.m.
The public is invited to attend.
To reserve a seat, call Susie Thieman at 242-5761, ext. 23.
Presentation to cover three agencies
Frances Duberstein, development coordinator for Aloha House, Maui Youth and Family Services and Malama Family Recovery Center, will speak at the breakfast meeting of the Rotary Club of Kihei Sunrise at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday in the Five Palms Restaurant at the Mana Kai Maui Resort in Kihei.
Duberstein will present an overview of the three agencies. Aloha House serves those who have addiction and mental health challenges. Maui Youth and Family services serves youth and families challenged with behavioral health issues. Malama Family Recovery Center provides comprehensive substance abuse services to women and children. A staff member from one of the three agencies will be on hand to explain the programs in detail.
The cost of the breakfast is $22. The public is invited. For more information contact President Christine Pawliuk at 292-2242 or see the club's website at www.kiheirotary.org.