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Feb 01
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Tips for Promoting Heart Health This February (& All Year)_Oaks Senior Living

Tips for Promoting Heart Health This February (& All Year!)

Posted by Oaks Senior Living | 4 minute read

February is Heart Health Month, but the importance of heart health is relevant throughout the year. According to the American Heart Association, from 2013 to 2016, over 120 million Americans had some form of cardiovascular disease.

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Sep 01
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Activities that Provide Health Benefits for Seniors

Posted by Oaks Senior Living | 2 minute read

While some may assume that the only way to a healthy life is through strenuous exercise, it’s important to note that, that is not the case! There are plenty of activities or exercises that provide health benefits for seniors. The key to a healthy and happy lifestyle does not have to revolve around intense workouts or exercise solely. Senior health care can come off as an intimidating topic, but it shouldn’t be one. Oaks Senior Living would like to provide you with a few activities to ensure you are leading a happier and healthier lifestyle!

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Jan 01
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Nutrition Guide for Older Adults

Posted by Oaks Senior Living | 3 minute read

 

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 15
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5 Simple Exercises for Older Adults

Posted by Oaks Senior Living | 3 minute read

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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Jun 01
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Wheelchair Exercises to Do with Your Best Friend

Posted by Oaks Senior Living | 3 minute read

Who doesn’t want to live their best life? Well, in order to accomplish that you have to eat well, take care of yourself, get adequate sleep, and exercise regularly. Unfortunately, if you are in a wheelchair it can be somewhat discouraging when it comes to starting an exercise routine. The good news is at Oaks Senior Living, we are here to encourage you every step of the way. The best way to commit to wheelchair exercises is to grab your best friend as a workout partner! If your best friend is not in a wheelchair, or vice versa, the wheelchair can be substituted for sitting in a regular chair. So, grab your best friend and get started!

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Dec 01
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Finding the Right Senior Care Community

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Your Elderly Loved One Deserves Only the Best Senior Care Community!

Finding the right senior care community for your loved ones who can no longer live alone can be a challenge. However, most modern senior care facilities are not the dreary and impersonal institutions of yesteryear. By talking over this decision with your elderly loved ones and doing diligent research, you can find a senior community that will not only see to their medical and personal needs, but improve their quality of life.

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Nov 10
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6 Fall Activities for the Elderly & Caretakers

Posted by allbizweb adminsupport | 2 minute read

Keeping activities for the elderly interesting and fun can prove to an enormous challenge for caretakers. Fall is the most nostalgic season, evocative of cool days spent picking apples, carving pumpkins, and walking through the woods. When older adults cannot do extensive amounts of physical activity due to health conditions, there are still a number of seasonal activities they can participate in. Here are just a few ways to celebrate the season and bring the outdoors indoors for your senior.

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Oct 15
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How Music Therapy Activities Benefit Dementia

Posted by allbizweb adminsupport | 4 minute read

The use of music therapy activities in senior living communities is known to have positive effects on elderly people suffering from Alzheimer’s and other memory loss issues. Music has power—especially for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. And it can spark compelling outcomes even in the very late stages of the disease.

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Jul 22
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Have We Discovered a Mechanism to Stop Aging?

Posted by allbizweb adminsupport | 4 minute read

As medicine has improved, increasing our ability to treat disease, so our longevity. The deterioration of the body with age, though, is a whole other matter.

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Jun 24
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Tasty Food Recipe for Optimal Elderly Health

Posted by allbizweb adminsupport | 1 minute read
Fortified Vegetable Puree for Optimal Elderly Health

Ingredients (4 servings)

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