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Rat Lungworm support group meeting Wednesday (April 10)


Hilo Medical Center Rat Lungworm support group 4-6 p.m. , on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at the Keaau Community Center at 16-186 Pili Mua Street.

The agenda will include:

  • Welcome and introductions
  • Improving sleep by LaRae Barnes, MSN, FNP-C, from Sleep Center of Hawaii. LaRae Barnes, MSN is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner since 2013 and in the medical profession since 1999. LaRae comes from a big family and developed an interest in helping others through her family and extended family. When her father passed away at a young age from a heart attack she became even more interested in teaching others how to prevent illness. She is a fluent Spanish speaker and relocated to the Big Island from Tucson, AZ in 2016. Her areas of medical interest include sleep medicine, behavioral health, nutrition, vascular, women’s health, and family practice.
  • Next meeting topics for May 8, 2019


For survivors and caregivers who are unable to join us in-person, you may log in via Zoom starting at 3:30 pm. After you click on the link, please identify yourself by your name when you sign-in.

Please let me, Elena Cabatu, know if you have any questions. Attached is information from Eva Koenig, Speech Language Pathologist, on memory strategies. You may also contact me on my cell at (808) 333-7223. My colleague, Eva Ganoza, will be following up this email with a call to remind you about the upcoming meeting.

Elena Cabatu
Director of Marketing and Public & Legislative Affairs
Hilo Medical Center – Hale Ho‘ola Hamakua – Ka‘u Hospital

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