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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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Jun 13
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5 Stress Relieving Tips for Senior Living Caregivers

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Have you ever had one of those days where you knew it was going to be hectic workday moment you started power walking from the parking lot to your senior living community and rushing through the front doors as if the fire alarm was going off? This can be a recipe for stress. Senior living caregivers feel it. Senior Living administrators feel it. And without taking the right measures, stress can affect your heart.

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Jun 10
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Meet Resident Bob | Oaks at Hampton

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Bob and his wife Mildred were both raised in Patterson, New Jersey. Although they went to the same school, they didn’t date until after graduation. Their relationship was definitely everlasting as they have been married for 73 years. Bob and Mildred have a son Robert who lives in Alabama and a devoted daughter Janet who lives nearby and who spends a lot of time with them. 

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May 27
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Meet Resident Abbie | Oaks Senior Living at Braselton

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Our resident spotlight for the month of April is on Abbie Kilpatrick. Abbie was more than happy to share her story with us. In fact, she wanted to tell us about the beginning of her journey word by word!

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