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Franciscan Adult Day Center Translates Core Values into Practical Assistance for Families

Franciscan Adult Day Center Translates Core Values into Practical Assistance for Families

Charity. Simplicity. Peacemaking. Joy. The Franciscan Adult Day Center (FADC) in Manoa team, under the direction of David Kowalski, Senior Vice President – Care Services, and Sister Norberta Hunnewinkel, OSF, Program Manager, right, made the core values of St. Francis Healthcare System come alive for a number of families this past Saturday, September 21, from […]

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Easing the Transition from Hospital to Home

Easing the Transition from Hospital to Home

Hospitalizations can be stressful, both for the patient and for his or her family.  And while we are usually happy when our loved one comes home, the return home can also be a stressful time.  Often, patients are not fully recovered when they are discharged from inpatient care.  They may require care while at home […]

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Making the Bathroom Safer

Making the Bathroom Safer

The ability to care for oneself includes being able to safely bathe or shower and use the toilet.  Often, frail seniors and those who are dealing with serious health diagnoses become frightened of falling while in the tub or shower, and may find it difficult to move themselves onto or off of the toilet.  Family […]

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St. Francis Healthcare System Salutes Our HAH Awardees

St. Francis Healthcare System Salutes Our HAH Awardees

St. Francis Healthcare System of Hawaii is proud to announce that four of our employees have won prestigious awards from the Healthcare Association of Hawaii. Lea-Anne Davis, Scheduling Representative in the Call Center, received the Distinguished Service Award in Home Care and Hospice.  Lea-Anne is relatively new to the St. Francis ohana, but she has […]

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The Seven Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease

The Seven Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease, not knowing what the future holds may be frightening.  This article from ElderCare Link explains what to expect from an Alzheimer’s diagnosis in seven simple, easy-to-understand stages. Dealing with this diagnosis can be a real challenge for individuals and families, but no one […]

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Keeping Seniors Cool in the Summer Heat

Keeping Seniors Cool in the Summer Heat

Summer is a time for fun in the sun.  Many families spend a great deal of time outdoors, enjoying the warmth and sunshine of summer.  For seniors, though, and especially for seniors who may have chronic health issues, the heat and sunshine of summer may bring special risks.  This article from Eldercare Link tells you […]

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A Special Memorial Mass for St. Marianne Cope to be held at Liliha campus on August 8

A Special Memorial Mass for St. Marianne Cope  to be held at Liliha campus on August 8

  Join the St. Francis Healthcare System ohana for a special Memorial Mass for St. Marianne Cope on Thursday, August 8, at 7 a.m. in the Mother Marianne Chapel on the Liliha campus. Refreshments will follow in the Spiritual Care office.  The Mass is being held a day before the anniversary date of St. Marianne Cope’s death because […]

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St. Francis Intergenerational Center to Hold Open House on Sunday, July 21, 2013

St. Francis Intergenerational Center to Hold Open House on Sunday, July 21, 2013

The spacious, 15,000-square-foot St. Francis Intergenerational Center in Ewa Villages will soon be filled to capacity after more in the community have an opportunity to see the beautiful new facility. An open house event is scheduled for Sunday, July 21, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and is open to the public.  The preschool and […]

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City Awards St. Francis Health Services for Senior Citizens Contract for Bathing Services

City Awards St. Francis Health Services for Senior Citizens Contract for Bathing Services

The City and County of Honolulu’s Elderly Affairs Division recently awarded St. Francis Health Services for Senior Citizens a one-year contract to provide bathing and other related personal care services for Oahu elders who have limitations in activities of daily living, announced Becki Murashige, Vice President – Care Services for St. Francis Healthcare System.  The […]

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St. Francis Healthcare System Employees Make Us Proud

St. Francis Healthcare System Employees  Make Us Proud

 St. Francis Healthcare System of Hawaii is blessed to have healthcare professionals on our team who are committed to advancing the mission of Saint Marianne Cope and the Sisters of St. Francis. They also hold themselves to high standards to ensure patients, families and other stakeholders have a positive experience with St. Francis.   Each year, […]

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