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Proactive Planning for Incapacity

  • John Y. Iwane Credit Union Center 73-5611 Olowalu Street Kailua, HI, 96740 United States (map)

Learn the importance of planning for the possibility you will be caring for someone with cognitive decline, which may lead to incapacity and how to be proactive about the possibility of your own incapacity. This community seminar is hosted by Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union.

Topics Covered

  • What is capacity?

  • What care options are available?

  • What legal situations do I need to consider?

  • How do I pay for the cost of care?

  • Q & A



John Roth formed Hawaii Trust & Estate Counsel in April of 2014 . He has taught Estate Planning as an adjunct law professor at the William S. Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawai`i–Manoa, and occasionally lectures in several other law courses there. He also periodically teaches the Business Law course at the University of Hawai`i–Hilo. John is also a frequent speaker at seminars for lawyers and other professionals in the areas of estate planning, probate administration, law firm management, and legal ethics. Learn more...



Karyn Clay began her career in the aging field at Ocean View Care Home in Cayucos, California. She quickly decided to major in Gerontology at San Diego State University and completed her Internship at Kona Adult Day Center in Kealakekua, Hawaii. It was during that Summer program in 1997 that Karyn realized her dream to open a Care Home in Waimea. In 1998, she graduated from SDSU and, within a few weeks, had moved permanently to the Big Island. Her experience spans long-term care, home health, residential care and adult day care. With the support of her father, Ken Kjer, she opened HoʻoNani Day Center in 2002. In 2015, her college dream became a reality when she opened HoʻoNani Care Home. Learn more...


Seating is limited for this free community seminar. Please register online or call call 930-7700 to reserve your place.


Video: John & Karyn

We may not like to talk about it, but most of us will reach a point in our lives where we need more help from others to take care of ourselves. Estate Planning Attorney John Roth and Adult Care Expert Karyn Clay talk about incapacity or the physical or mental inability to manage one's affairs and the care options available in the video above. Click below to see the full "Just Ask John" blog post on this topic.

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