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Sep 22
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Meet Resident George | Oaks at Hampton

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September includes National Centenarian Day on the 22nd so we thought we'd take this opportunity to get to know one of our residents who will join this elite club next year! Meet George Rundstadler, who is our oldest resident at The Oaks at Hampton. George will turn 99 on October 17th 2016!! Witty, charming, charismatic and caring. That is our George.
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Sep 01
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3 Tips to Downsize Your Home For Assisted Living

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Just as the seasons change, and the summer heat gives way to a cool autumn, so do the seasons of life.  Moving is a daunting and intimidating process, especially when combined with the emotions that come from the process of aging and moving into assisted living. Moving into assisted living comes with the complication of downsizing from a house into an apartment or condo-sized space. Most families do not know where to start in the moving process. After an assisted living community is selected and move-in date is set, it’s time to discuss what items they will take to their new home.  

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Sep 01
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5 Stress-Relievers to Prevent Family Caregiver Burnout

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We all have those days… Where it feels like a Monday, a million things are being thrown at you, and your stress ball might actually disintegrate in your hand from pressure. Try experiencing all of that and being responsible for another adult who depends solely on you for care. That’s the daily life of a family caregiver.

According to statistics, the stereotypical family caregiver is a 49-year-old woman who is married and employed. She cares for her widowed mother who does not live with her; she does however have children or grandchildren under 18 living with her.

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Aug 25
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Meet Resident John | Oaks at Hampton

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This month, we’re getting to know John Peterman, a resident of Oaks at Hampton. He was born in Taylor County, Georgia on August 25, 1923. John was the baby of a farming family. His dad farmed cotton and corn and his mother took care of John, his four sisters, and four brothers. A busy household, indeed!

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Aug 15
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How to Celebrate the Senior Citizens in Your Life on Senior Citizen’s Day

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Sunday August 21st marks National Senior Citizen’s Day – officiated by Ronald Reagan in 1988 as a way to celebrate and recognize the lives of our nation’s seniors. This official day created a way to acknowledge a generation’s lifetime achievements, sacrifices and contributions they made to their communities, families and country. While many honor mom and dad, grandma and grandpa, every day through little gestures – today is the day to go above and beyond for the elders in your life.

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Aug 01
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A Guide to Senior Summer Safety

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Most people think summertime is filled with warm weather, sunshine and relaxation. It provides most with the opportunity to be outside and enjoy time with  loved ones doing a variety of activities. For the elderly, however, those same appealing pastimes can be dangerous when seniors and their caregivers do not take the proper precautions.

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Jul 11
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Budgeting for Elderly Care

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Budgeting for elderly care and the costs of senior living facilities are as varied as seniors themselves. We will take a look at the things you need to consider when determining what you can afford and how to pay for it.

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Jul 11
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5 Ways Assisted Living Communities Differ from Nursing Homes

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When it comes to aging loved ones, looking to the future can often be overwhelming and full of unknowns. The prospect of transitioning your elderly parent out of their home is difficult and emotional from the start and without a clear understanding of your options can be downright agonizing.

If your parent is not able to live independently any longer, your first thought may be to place your loved one to go into a nursing home, but that is not your only option. Assisted living communities offer a long-term care option for adults who can retain independence but need to receive some level of care on a daily basis. To help you understand the services offered by an assisted living community and how it differs from a nursing home, we’ve put together a list of the top differences.

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Jul 01
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Oaks at Pooler Introduces Executive Director- Steve Iroff

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Steve Iroff is an accomplished and seasoned Executive with over 15 years in the Senior Living industry in operations, marketing and sales where he has managed premier senior living communities.

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Jun 13
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Older Adults Dominate Facebook

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More often than not, the adult child and potential residents are shopping online and on social media before even stepping foot in the community.

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