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Oaks Senior Living Wants You & Your Family to Stay Safe This Flu Season

Posted by Oaks Senior Living | 3 minute read

Our immune system and other body functions change with age, making adults over 65 years old at higher risk of developing complications associated with the flu. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “between 50 percent and 70 percent of seasonal flu-related hospitalizations have occurred among people [65 years and older].”

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Feb 15
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Obtaining Power of Attorney When Your Parent has been Diagnosed with Dementia

Posted by Oaks Senior Living | 3 minute read

When a parent or family member is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia, it can be an overwhelming process trying to figure out what steps to take next, especially regarding the legal and financial aspects of their care.

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Feb 04
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Why is the COVID-19 Vaccine Important to Stop the Spread of the Virus?

Posted by Oaks Senior Living | 3 minute read

Since the initial outbreak of COVID-19, our society has been trying to figure out how to slow and stop the spread of the virus. We have been doing everything we can to end the pandemic while patiently awaiting a vaccine, from quarantining and social distancing to wearing masks and increasing sanitizing and cleaning practices.

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Feb 01
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Understanding the Transition to Assisted Living

Easing the Transition into an Assisted Living Community in Georgia

Posted by Oaks Senior Living | 6 minute read

Assisted living is a long-term care option that combines and provides housing, assistance, and care on an as-needed basis. Through personalized services, individuals living in an assisted living community maintain as much of their independence as possible while receiving help with the activities of daily living (ADLs). 

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Jan 01
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What's the Difference Between Assisted Living Communities and Nursing Homes?

Posted by Oaks Senior Living | 3 minute read

When looking into senior living options for yourself or a family member, it is important to understand the differences between each type of care. Finding care that is right for you or your family’s needs is vital to supporting a safe and healthy lifestyle. 

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Dec 15
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Senior Living Why Its One of the Best Places to be During a Pandemic

Senior Living: Why It's One of the Best Places to be During a Pandemic

Posted by Oaks Senior Living | 3 minute read

This year, health and safety have been significant concerns for all of us. With the uncertainties that the global COVID-19 pandemic has brought, we have been left wondering what the safest practices are in promoting and protecting our health and wellness.

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Dec 01
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Oaks Senior Living - Protecting Hearing Health

Taking Care of Your Hearing Health

Posted by Oaks Senior Living | 3 minute read

According to the Hearing Health Foundation, “Nearly 25% of those aged 65-74, and half of those older than 75, have disabling hearing loss. Among adults ages 70 and older with hearing loss who could benefit from hearing aids, fewer than one in three (30%) has ever used them.”

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Nov 15
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Benefits of Using Respite Care This Holiday Season

Posted by Oaks Senior Living | 3 minute read

When you think of the holiday season, what do you picture? Colorful lights, wrapping yourself in a blanket by the fireplace, and scents of freshly cut pine trees? Or do you stress about decorating your home, preparing for extended family to come, and getting all of your shopping done? Both of these images paint a different picture, but they are both aspects of the holiday season.

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Nov 05
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Meet Resident William F. | Oaks at Hampton

Posted by Oaks Senior Living | 3 minute read

This month we are excited to highlight resident, William F., at Oaks at Hampton!

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Nov 01
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Oaks Senior Living - Evolution of Assisted Living

Assisted Living Then and Now: How Senior Living Has Evolved

Posted by Oaks Senior Living | 3 minute read

The first assisted living facility (as we know them today) came into being in 1981 after Dr. Keren Brown Wilson needed a living solution for her mother. At that time, the only option for senior care was a more institutionalized nursing home setting that focused only on medical care. Dr. Brown Wilson’s mother did not need this type of intensive care but did require some assistance, and the concept of assisted living emerged.

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