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. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Yoga Poses for Seniors

    Here are some non-strenuous yoga poses for seniors! Yoga has been gaining traction as a popular form of exercise in the United States. It integrates breath, movement, and balance to help people become stronger both mind and body wise. What’s even better is that this form of exercise isn’t “one size fits all” and the poses could be modified to suit your body and situation. That being said, …Read More

  6. Dealing with Sundowning

    There’s a lot to learn if you’re involved in home health care in Honolulu, particularly if you’re taking care of someone suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. Sometimes, those with Alzheimer’s can experience changes in their behavior starting at dusk and continuing on into night. When this occurs, this condition is known as sundowning. Causes and Symptoms Researchers believe that sundownin…Read More

  7. Discovering Ways To Manage Stress As A Senior

    Regardless of how old you become, stress never completely leaves our life. While there are definitely high and low points of stress that we’ll experience, the older you get the more of an effect stress will have on your health. Because it ends up becoming a prominent part of your health, it’s important that as a senior you know how to balance your stress levels in a way that works for you. Ver…Read More

  8. How Can Home Health Care Help With Parkinson’s

    The diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease can be unsettling. You’ve just discovered that your life is changing and have to face that there isn’t a cure. While the symptoms and side effects of Parkinson’s disease might take a while to take full effect, you will notice that you need help more frequently than you imagined. Parkinson’s is a disorder of the central nervous system that brings on un…Read More

  9. The Vitamins That Matter As You Age Part 2

    In our previous blog, we discussed the importance of adding specific vitamins to your daily intake as you age. Unfortunately, those vitamins aren’t the only ones that you need to be taking into consideration. In this blog we are going to cover a few more vitamins that your body needs as you age.   Omega-3 This is definitely an important addition to any individual's diet. Omega-3 fats can be fou…Read More

  10. The Vitamins That Matter As You Age Part 1

    Vitamins have always been an important factor in our daily intake. Children are given the Flintstone multi-vitamin, mothers are given prenatal vitamins, and adults are expected to take multi-vitamins. So why wouldn’t the vitamins you take as you age matter? While multivitamins are a great way to ensure that you are getting all of the vitamins you need, let's start by covering the vitamins you sh…Read More