1. Depression in the Elderly

    Treating and detecting depression in elderly adults Hello everyone, welcome back to our blog! We use this space to talk about home health care tips as well as what a career in home health care entails. Wilson Care employs a team of dedicated home health care professionals who are passionate about the wellbeing and health of your loved ones. Our company understands that between jobs and raising kid…Read More

  2. Tips for Preventing Alzheimer’s

      Tips to Add to Your Routine that Could help Prevent Alzheimer's Disease Alzheimer’s Disease is a terrible affliction that affects upwards of 5.4 million people in the United States, almost all of whom are over the age of 65. This number is expected to multiply by the year of 2050. Currently, Alzheimer’s is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States with one in every three seniors d…Read More

  3. Let’s Talk Wheelchairs

    Tips to Consider if Your Loved One is in a Wheelchair As you grow older, your body, unfortunately, doesn’t always keep up. Luckily, the simple but ingenious invention of the wheelchair has given people of all sorts access to mobility. As of right now, it’s estimated that upwards of 2.2 million  people utilize wheelchairs to get around to some degree. While wheelchairs make moving and travelli…Read More

  4. Why Home Health Care Is the Smart Choice

    A few years back, the United States Census Bureau released some important data. As of 2011, there were 41.4 million people in America aged 65 and older. That number continues to go up, with a projected population of 92 million by the year 2060. Our country has more seniors in it than ever before, and for many of them, home health care in Honolulu is becoming a very real option. But why? The fact i…Read More

  5. Tips For Communicating with Seniors

    In the human experience, communication is key. Getting ideas across to one another helps us to share experiences, solve problems, and get things done. If you’re involved with home health care in Honolulu, you know that communication is critically important in order to maintain a high level of care and head off any problems that might occur. But what if you’re working with seniors? Sure, you li…Read More

  6. Caregiving Tips For Assisting People with Alzheimer’s

    In 2016, it was estimated that 5.4 million Americans have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease. Of those, approximately 5.2 million are 65 years and older. As you can see, that’s a lot of people. For those of us involved in home healthcare in Honolulu, those numbers indicate we’ll likely be working with people afflicted with this disease at some point. The fact is, Alzheimer’s is a diff…Read More

  7. Changing Your Lifestyle Can Reduce The Risk Of Disease

    Some of the most terrifying diagnoses that happen as we become seniors change our lives. From the foods we eat to the activities we participate in, some of these diagnoses can take away the basic pieces of happiness that we experience each day. The reality of some of the most common diseases, however, is that they could be avoided through healthy habits and good life choices. Some of the more comm…Read More

  8. What’s Got You Staying Up So Late

    A good night’s sleep is almost unheard of for senior citizens. Most people find this hard to believe, but when you consider the amount of naps that you or the senior in your life are taking, you’ll quickly confirm that full night’s of sleep just aren’t happening. This is a pretty common issue for elderly individuals, and even just people as they get older. Adults require an average of 7 to…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