There is still so much that we do not know about the brain. Weighing only about three pounds, it is amazing that this organ is in charge of how the rest of the body operates, including how we formulate and recall memories.
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One of the many benefits of senior living communities in Georgia is that they can help provide purpose. Living purposefully is crucial to healthy aging, improving your self-confidence, and promoting mental and physical well-being. Having a reason to get out of bed in the morning helps us take control of each day and live life to the fullest.
Depression and anxiety can affect individuals at any age. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that “about one out of every six adults will have depression at some time in their life.” This is equivalent to 16 million American adults every year.
There is a stigma around senior living. A common belief is that assisted living communities are stale and have an institutionalized feel. While this idea of senior care may have been true in the past, assisted living and senior living communities have modernized and evolved over the last few decades.
Photographs have the power to make us feel something. Whether the picture brings up pleasant memories or is from that awkward phase in your life, looking at the image reminds you of that time.
At Oaks Senior Living, the health and safety of residents, our team members, and their families is our highest priority. Throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic, we have been implementing new protocols and safety measures to help ensure the health and wellness of all members in our communities.
You’re not alone! Moving, no matter the circumstances, is never an enjoyable experience. While it can be exciting as you anticipate living in your new home, the actual packing and moving process can be overwhelming and stressful. This is especially true when downsizing your home and deciding what to keep and what to part ways with.