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Oct 01
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4 Benefits of Animals for Seniors

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It has been a long day at work, you’re feeling exhausted, and you’re in need of a pick-me-up. You open the door, and you’re greeted with a happy, tail wagging adorable furry friend that is full of excitement at your presence alone! The unconditional love that we feel for our furry friends can be very beneficial to our emotional well-being. The advantages of having a pet can be even more significant when providing animals to seniors in assisted living. Here are a few benefits to consider when bringing a furry companion into the life of your loved one:

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Sep 15
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Solo Seniors Don’t Have to Live Solo

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Are you closing in on the Golden Years and find yourself childfree? Married or not, congratulations you are considered a Solo Senior! The good news is even though you are a solo senior, you do not have to live alone. A lot of residents at Oaks Senior Living chose a childfree life and now they can keep the fun times rolling in an assisted living community!

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Sep 01
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Senior Living Services to Embrace A Person-Centered Lifestyle

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At Oaks Senior Living, we are changing the way the world views aging by focusing on providing people-centric senior living services. It is essential to us that we customize the life experience in every one of our communities. Our mission is to acknowledge personal choice regardless of age. We want to provide all seniors with a sense of purpose and celebrate uniqueness. We know firsthand the importance of meaningful relationships. If you have an older parent, you also understand how they still have their own likes, strengths, and deserve to be valued for who they are.

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Jun 20
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7 Natural Ways to Boost Your Immune System

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At the Oaks, we know it’s important to maintain a healthy immune system. We offer a lifestyle that creates and promotes opportunities for socialization, stimulation, self-care, and rest. We also partner with Amedisys, if you live more independently they can help you with both recovery from sickness and staying healthy. There are also numerous ways you can naturally boost your immune system, without medications. Discover the seven ways we suggest to improve well-being.

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Aug 01
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5 Summer Safety Tips for Seniors

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The Georgia heat is here in full swing and we all know from living in Georgia how important sun safety is – especially for the older generations. Seniors are at higher risk for things like heat stroke, skin cancer, and dehydration so as family members and caregivers we need to be diligent in making sure they are protected.

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May 15
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How To Care for a Parent In Another State

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It is not uncommon to find yourself living in a different state than your parents. Many children relocate for college, a job, or a marriage and settle down away from their family. The older generation also is known to move to warmer areas of the country to live their golden years away from harsher climates. Because of these factors, it sometimes becomes apparent that your parent needs help, even though you are far away. So what do you do to help get them the care they require?

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Feb 01
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5 Heart-Healthy Tips for Seniors

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            February is American Heart Month - first declared in 1964 by President Lyndon B. Johnson. He dedicated American Heart Month to bringing awareness to cardiovascular health and educating the population on the risks of heart disease. Since 1964, cardiovascular and heart disease has become the number one killer of both men and women.

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Nov 01
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5 Healthy Habits for Seniors

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If you are a family caregiver, ensuring your senior maintains their health can sometimes feel like an uphill battle. Inevitably, little things snowball into big things and can often lead to a decline in overall health. To help prevent this cycle, let’s look first at establishing healthy habits for your senior (or even yourself)!

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Sep 22
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Meet Resident George | Oaks at Hampton

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September includes National Centenarian Day on the 22nd so we thought we'd take this opportunity to get to know one of our residents who will join this elite club next year! Meet George, who is our oldest resident at The Oaks at Hampton. George will turn 99 on October 17th 2016!! Witty, charming, charismatic and caring. That is our George.
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Aug 25
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Meet Resident John | Oaks at Hampton

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This month, we’re getting to know John, a resident of Oaks at Hampton. He was born in Taylor County, Georgia on August 25, 1923. John was the baby of a farming family. His dad farmed cotton and corn and his mother took care of John, his four sisters, and four brothers. A busy household, indeed!

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