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Feb 15
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Senior Living Trends in 2019

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As 2019 advances, so does new technology for senior living communities. Advancements from 2018 will become more widely utilized, with seniors ultimately benefiting. Whether these advancements take the form of advanced emergency care pendants or new cognitive development activities, this next year looks promising for improving the health of the older population!

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Feb 01
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How to Pay for Assisted Living

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Having an older loved one in need of assistance can be stressful for various reasons, but don’t let finances be one of them! According to Bankrate, in 2014, the average monthly rate for a single, assisted living bedroom was $3,500. With prices steadily climbing, this number has since increased. When most families start to encounter these prices, it may seem overwhelming. Luckily, the experts at Oaks Senior Living want to help you learn what options are available to pay for assisted living for your loved ones.

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Jan 20
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Oaks Senior Living Marjorie and Sammy Resident Spotlight

Marjorie and Sammy - Oaks at Hampton

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Many people know that animals are therapeutic and comforting. Some animals are trained to be therapeutic animals, and some animals are just naturals as was the case with Sammy at The Oaks at Hampton. Sam came to be the third house dog at The Oaks when he was six weeks old. On the floor, he was a typical wild and crazy puppy, but when an elder picked him up, he turned into a cuddle bug. Sammy just knew that they needed to hold him and love him. He never squirmed or tried to get down. He was content to be held and

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Jan 15
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Recognizing Early-Onset Alzheimer’s and Memory Impairment

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During the holidays, a lot of adult children take time to visit with older relatives. The last thing anyone wants to think about is if their older loved one is exhibiting signs of memory impairment. Even with family members that may be younger, recognizing early onset Alzheimer’s could help slow the progression of the disease by seeking help sooner. If you noticed a loved one exhibiting any of the following symptoms or behaviors during the holidays, it might be time to act.

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Jan 01
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Nutrition Guide for Older Adults

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As you age, your life including your body go through a multitude of changes; your income, your health, your home life, and even your sense of taste and smell can change. If you have an older loved one that may no longer enjoy what used to be their favorite dish or is having trouble staying physically active, it is time to consider their health seriously. Nutrition for older adults is a top priority here at Oaks Senior Living, which is why we have compiled the following Nutrition Guide for Older Adults.

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Dec 27
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Oaks Senior Living Resident Highlight Mayola

Mayola - Oaks at Towne Lake

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Congratulations to Mayola, who is our featured resident this month! At Oaks Senior Living, we were delighted to sit down and speak with Mayola and learn more about her incredible journey.

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Dec 15
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5 Simple Exercises for Older Adults

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Everyone deserves to lead a lifestyle that engages the mind, spirit, and body. Residing in an assisted living community does not mean that your active days are over. Seniors have just as much of an ability to get moving as anyone else. Even if you rely on assistance for some daily tasks, check out these simple exercises for older adults to stay active!

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Dec 01
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Dining Out on a Diabetic Diet

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You are probably aware that managing diabetes goes hand-in-hand with eating carefully. Of course, being cautious does not mean you have to swear off dining out for good! Stop treating dining out as your “cheat meal” and stay true to your nutrition with these tips!

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Nov 15
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Senior-Safe Traveling Tips

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Everyone can benefit from traveling, especially independent living seniors. There are a variety of mental health benefits that arise from traveling - seeing new sights and escaping from the routine of everyday life.

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Nov 08
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Anne - Oaks at Braselton

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Congratulations Anne, our November Resident of the Month! Anne resides at Oaks at Braselton, and we are so blessed to have her as part of our Oaks Senior Living family.

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