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Apr 21
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Meet Resident Evelyn | Oaks at Pooler

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Mrs. Evelyn was born and raised in Denver, Colorado with her three siblings, Joe, Leslie, and Zeita. When she met her husband, William, she traveled the world while he was in the Air Force including Japan and other countries. Together, they have five children, Larry, Bill, Denise, Rhoda and Mary Frances. She is also a grandmother to many loving grandchildren.

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Apr 19
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Meet Resident Janice | Oaks at Braselton

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Our resident spotlight for March is on Ms. Janice. Janice was born in 1926 in the Boynton, GA area which is near Ringgold, GA. When she got older, she attended Central High in Chattanooga, TN. She received her undergrad degree from the University of Georgia and then went on to get her Masters of Arts in Teaching from Emory University.
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Apr 15
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Things To Consider When Taking Over Your Parents' Finances

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There comes a time in life when you will need to take over your parent's finances as they age. In the event of an emergency, it’s good to be prepared incase they are no longer able to make decisions. If they were to become incapacitated someone needs to take over managing their money and ensuring bills are paid on time.

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Apr 04
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Meet Resident Martha | Oaks at Hampton

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Born in Bowling Green, Florida, resident Martha is the youngest of four children. Her father was a farmer who grew vegetables. Growing up, they moved around various places. Martha called her dad a “Stroke of the Night” kind of guy. Martha’s father joined the Navy when she was a child. While he served in the Navy, he received his barber's license, and once her father left the Navy, he worked as a barber.

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Apr 01
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Senior Scams in 2017: What To Watch For and How To Protect Your Loved One

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As a family caregiver of a loved one with Alzheimer’s, you understand the need for diligence. If they wander, you may have installed a video monitoring system. If they exhibit signs of confusion and struggle with the everyday tasks of living, you may have obtained the services of an in-home care provider to assist them. While these are easily solvable, a more severe problem are scams targeted to seniors.

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Mar 15
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5 Springtime Activities for Seniors Living in Georgia

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We officially welcome spring on March 20th. Winter and summer can both bring along their own dangers and challenges for seniors in Georgia and spring means a comfortable reprieve from extreme weather temperatures. Spring is a time that encourages renewed spirits and improved quality of life after being stuck indoors for months during winter. Looking for senior-friendly springtime activities to do in Georgia? Let’s look at some great options! 

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Mar 10
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Meet Resident Chantelle | Oaks at Pooler

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Mrs. Chantelle moved to Oaks at Pooler in December 2016. With her quirky sense of humor and willingness to help, she has become a familiar and beloved smiling face of our community.

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Mar 03
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Meet Resident Mary | Oaks at Hampton

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Mary is known as our "people person" Horizons resident here at Oaks at Hampton! She was born in Manhattan, New York in 1940, but was raised in the Bronx. Her parents immigrated here from Italy, so she speaks fluent Italian and is very proud of her heritage.

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Mar 01
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Why Should Seniors Stay Socially Active?

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It is not uncommon for seniors to feel chronically lonely. In fact, loneliness affects around 1 in 5 seniors nationally. It is, unfortunately, a devastating complication of aging that can often lead to larger problems like increased disabilities, cognitive decline, and even early death. The great news is it is completely preventable as long as it is recognized and addressed promptly.

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Feb 23
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Meet Resident Carmela | Oaks at Pooler

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Mrs. Carmela grew up in Philadelphia with her parents, oldest sister and two brothers. She grew up with an Italian Catholic background and loved to listen to Big Band music.

Her favorite hobby is painting ceramics, which she became passionate about when she was younger. Carmela's other favorite hobbies are reading books, playing in the garden, completing housework and going out to eat. Before coming to Oaks at Pooler, she was a housewife, an elementary school teacher, and mother to 3 amazing daughters.

Mrs. Carmela has been living at Oaks at Pooler since November and is known for her playful behavior and kind heart. She loves to play with Lady, which is another resident's dog, and to participate in activities, especially in baking. Since coming to live here, she has been an incredible addition to the community and we are lucky to have her!
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