1. Why Our Elderly Residents Love Wilson Senior Living

    It’s safe to say that most people, if given the choice, are reluctant to resign themselves to a senior living center. For many elderly folks who have lived long and independent lives, these care homes are symbolic of weakness — an open acknowledgment that their minds and bodies aren’t what they used to be. Indeed, convincing your elderly loved ones to make the change can be extremely difficu…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. 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

  4. 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

  5. Signs That It’s Time For Assisted Living

    Moving a loved one into assisted living is never an easy decision to make. Oftentimes, the move needs to happen due to an escalating disease or increased difficulty moving through the home. Here are some signs that it may be time to consider assisted living: Aggression - If your loved one is easier to upset than before and responds with physical or verbal violence, it may be time for an assisted l…Read More

  6. Tips for Moving Into Assisted Living

    If your loved one will soon be moving into Wilson Care, we want to make sure he or she will have the smoothest transition possible. It’s often important to your family member that you help move him or her into the new home, whether that be through packing, unpacking, or saying goodbye to the old home. Here are a few tips to help ease the transition into his or her new assisted living space. Say …Read More

  7. Decorating Tips for Assisted Living

    If you are moving your loved one into a nursing home, make sure you know what to bring! Just like decorating a house, decorating an assisted living space is important to helping your love one feel at home and comfortable in new surroundings. Check out the following tips to help ease the transition and make a new home. Pick What’s Important Unfortunately, the new living space will be smaller than…Read More

  8. The Benefits Of A Healthy Social Life As A Senior

    Social lives are great to have, but hard to maintain. When we’re young it’s easy to maintain a social life. Between the days spent at work, friends from college and the young families surrounding you, having people to talk to isn’t hard. But as we get older, friends move and people get busy. Unfortunately, it doesn’t get better. As someone that is either looking into or living in an assist…Read More

  9. Safe Gardening Tips For Seniors

    There are few things as beautiful as the summers in Honolulu. Our lush, green trees create shade and an overall beautiful scene while fruits and flowers grow at a rapid rate. If you’ve lived on the island a long time, you’ve grown to love gardening and are likely find it becoming one of your favorite pastimes, and that won’t change with age. At Wilson Care, we are full supporters of active l…Read More

  10. Benefits Of Senior Living For Individuals With Alzheimer’s

    Alzheimer's is an unpredictable and scary diagnosis. From the dementia to the dependability that enter your life, it’s a hard adjustment to make. In our last blog post, we talked about a few of the things that an assisted living community can provide, that you may not be able to and why these benefits are so important. In our post today, we are going to visit a few of the reasons that an assiste…Read More