1. Lessons That Can Be Learned From the Elderly

    Senior citizens are often the victim of harsh and unfair stereotypes. Too often, our elderly population is depicted in media as being clueless and out of touch, needing the kind of babysitting that small children receive on a regular basis. In reality, senior citizens have more life experience than the majority of the world’s population. Even if their bodies are frail and their minds weakened ov…Read More

  2. Giving Experiences Instead of Gifts to Seniors This Year

    Every year, the list of physical possessions we need seems to grow ever smaller. While getting new toys on Christmas was one of the best parts of childhood, many people in adulthood don’t have a huge need for more things — partly because they’ve acquired so much throughout their life, and partly because they have an income to support themselves. Recent studies have shown that giving people e…Read More

  3. Great Board Games for the Elderly and Disabled

    Everyone grows up cultivating various hobbies, interests, and lifestyles. Many of these can be practiced for a lifetime, but there are also many pursuits that require a capable body and youthful energy. Unfortunately, for many senior citizens, this means that many of their favorite things growing up are no longer an option. No matter how healthy you keep your body, age is an inevitability and even…Read More

  4. Why You Should Consider Caregiver Jobs During the Holidays

    The holiday season is upon us! That means a lot of things — endless pumpkins and spooky costumes, turkeys and stuffing galore, and of course, the arrival of Christmas and the season of goodwill to men. During Christmastime, we’re always looking for ways to give back to others. While this is a habit we should try to cultivate all year, many people get busy and it can be nice to have a seasonal …Read More

  5. Halloween Festivities That Can Be Enjoyed By Seniors

    Whoever said that getting older means you can’t enjoy the fun stuff in life? Specifically, who says you can’t go all-in on fun Halloween festivities even in your elder years? We certainly don’t believe that seniors are exempt from celebrating Halloween at Wilson Care, and even if your body is no longer what it once was, there are plenty of activities that are fun for people of all ages and b…Read More

  6. Foods to Avoid in Your Elderly Years

    In terms of dietary choices, the seniors of today have been through quite a wild ride. On the older edge of the spectrum, seniors in their 80s and 90s will have been born in the 30s and 40s, before America was permanently changed by the widespread proliferation of fast food and artificial ingredients. Even in the 50s where most 70-somethings were born, the food landscape of America was highly diff…Read More

  7. Great Hobbies and Talents for the Elderly and Disabled: Part Two

    In our last blog post, we discussed certain long-term talents you can pick up if you’re in a position where your capacity for physical activity is limited. However, activities that require skill and talent can often be intimidating because proficiency requires time and effort. For a lot of people, picking up a simple hobby is a less stressful way to pass time. However, it can be hard deciding on…Read More

  8. Great Hobbies and Talents for the Elderly and Disabled: Part One

    In your old age, it’s only natural that your body isn’t what it used to be. Despite our best efforts, aging is simply an inevitability, and no matter what you do, you’ll reach a point where certain activities just aren’t available anymore. This is hard for people who enjoyed highly active lifestyles or physically intensive activities. However, there are still all kinds of activities you ca…Read More

  9. The Biggest Elderly Care Myths, Pt 2

    Here at Wilson Care, Honolulu’s best option for senior living and home care, we believe that your family should be treated with the utmost care and respect. For that reason, we treat your family like our family. We value each and every resident who calls our Kalua senior living community home and we treat our home care patients like we’d treat our own elderly parents or loved ones. That’s th…Read More

  10. The Biggest Elderly Care Myths, Pt 1

    Welcome back to our Wilson Care blog page! As a Honolulu health care agency that prides itself on providing expert care to elderly and disabled folks, we’re passionate about giving your family the help that it desperately needs. For so many of our amazing clients, care has been on the shoulders of family members, which as you can assume, can become stressful, frustrating, exhausting, and even di…Read More