Isometric Heel Bridge Lay down flat on your back. Raise your knees by moving your feet closer to your buttocks, until your legs are bent at about a 45 degree angle. Keep your feet flat on the floor, so that you can press through your heels. Then raise your hips and hold it for one… Continue reading Three Back Pain Relief Exercises For Seniors
Make 4th of July activities fun for seniors When older adults are included in group celebrations like 4th of July festivities, they feel more connected with family and friends and more engaged in life. But some traditional activities might not be well-suited for seniors. Fortunately, there are many creative ways to adapt Independence Day activities to meet… Continue reading 16 WAYS TO ADAPT 4TH OF JULY ACTIVITIES FOR SENIORS
Dear Residents, Families, and Friends: This communication follows a letter sent to you previously from the facility related to COVID-19. Since identifying one employee who tested positive at our recent monthly testing in April, the employee has not returned to the facility since April 14. We implemented twice weekly testing in which we identified one… Continue reading COVID precaution protocols.
Aloha Residents, Families, and Friends: We want to inform you that at the Care Center of Honolulu, during our monthly COVID-19 testing done on Thursday, April 14, we identified 1 confirmed case of COVID-19 among a staff member. Almost 90% of our residents have received the COVID vaccine. However, we are treating this seriously and… Continue reading Positive COVID-19 Case Reported
Prepare for What We Can’t Imagine We must overcome our collective failure of imagination. Covid-19 took us by surprise. We spent decades planning for a pandemic that would resemble the viruses we already knew. We didn’t plan for face masks, mass testing, stay-home orders, politicized decision making or devastating racial disparities. Looking forward, we need… Continue reading 14 Lessons for the Next Pandemic By The New York Times
Dear Friends and Family of loved ones at CCOH, Emergency Preparedness is always a high priority for the Care Center of Honolulu. With the potential of Hurricane Douglas making landfall on the islands, we are double checking our emergency plan. This includes verifying that we have items such as generators, at least a 7-day supply… Continue reading Message from the Administrator