Cullen T. Hayashida, Ph.D.
Active AgingSummary of Services:
- Student teacher and mentor
- Community presentation
- Local and international consultant
He is currently a graduate Affiliate Faculty in Sociology Department at University of Hawaii Manoa and with Nursing and the Center on Aging. Many of his notable achievements involve creating the original Residential Alternative Community Care Program using care homes for nursing home care reducing Medicaid's cost in institutional long-term caring and reduced the need for institutional nursing home beds in Hawaii. Today, it is an integral part of the Medicaid home and community based waiver services of Ohana, Kaiser, HMSA, AlohaCare.
He promoted and helped establish the assisted living industry in Hawaii with the work of Assisted Living Options Hawaii, a former non-profit organization that helped to create the state regulations for assisted and independent living in Hawaii.
Cullen is the founding director of the KCC Kupuna Education Center, Hawaii’s first and only gerontology program at the community college level. This is permanently funded to provide non-medical paraprofessional eldercare worker training, family caregiver training and active aging trai
ning. He is also one of several founding directors of Active Aging Consortium Asia Pacific in 2002 to promote the active aging agenda in East Asia. Today, ACAP is composed of about 150 members mostly in East Asia.
His dedication to active aging continues as a grandfather with two grandsons and regularly swimming 1000 meters several times a week with a passion for scuba diving. Cullen is also a strong advocate for the active aging agenda today with the creation of Change AGEnts Hawaii, a new active aging consortium. "Don't retire, Rewire".
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