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Dos and Don'ts of Dementia Care

Posted by Oaks Senior Living | 3 minute read

Providing care for a parent or relative who is living with any form of dementia has its challenges. It can be frustrating and overwhelming at times if you do not know the best way to handle a situation when he or she is upset and confused. Remembering that the circumstances are not your fault and that you are doing your best can help alleviate these challenges and diffuse a high-tension situation.

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Aug 01
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Utilizing Respite Care as a Trial Stay for Assisted Living

Posted by Oaks Senior Living | 3 minute read

Respite care is a service that can offer many benefits to individuals and families. For a family caregiver, respite care can provide a short-term break from their caregiving responsibilities while having peace of mind knowing that their family member is receiving the necessary care and attention.

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May 01
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A Guide to the Eden Alternative® Approach to Senior Care

Posted by Oaks Senior Living | 3 minute read

More and more senior living communities are becoming Eden Alternative® certified. This approach to senior living affects the whole way a community functions, including “the physical environment, organizational structure, and psycho-social interactions,” and it is a commitment to an elevated level of care.

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Mar 15
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4 Common Types of Dementia

Posted by Oaks Senior Living | 3 minute read

Dementia is a blanket term used to describe physical changes to the brain that cause memory loss and inhibit everyday tasks of the affected. What you may not know is that there are many different kinds of dementia.

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Mar 01
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Seniors Navigating Tax Season

Helping Seniors Navigate Finances & Tax Season

Posted by Oaks Senior Living | 3 minute read

Tax season. These two words can bring a lot of anxiety and stress. It is a time of year that many of us dread. Tax season can be a difficult time, but it can be potentially more stressful for the senior in your life.

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Feb 15
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How Your Loved One Can Benefit from Oaks at Pooler

Posted by Oaks Senior Living | 3 minute read

If you’re seeking a senior living community in Pooler, Georgia, that offers assisted living or memory care services, Oaks at Pooler may be the perfect option for your family! Our community offers a unique, safe, and welcoming experience that provides an unsurpassed level of care. 

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Nov 15
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Managing Diabetes and Seniors by Oaks Senior Living

Caregiver Advice: Managing Diabetes and Seniors

Posted by Oaks Senior Living | 3 minute read

Over 30 million people in the United States have diabetes, and just over a quarter of those are aged 65 or older. That means that roughly 12 million seniors are currently living with diabetes in the United States alone.

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Nov 01
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6 Tips for Communicating to Seniors with Hearing Impairments by Oaks Senior Living

6 Tips for Communicating to Seniors with Hearing Impairments

Posted by Oaks Senior Living | 2 minute read

According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, approximately one in three people between the ages of 65 and 74 have hearing loss, and nearly 50% of those 75 years or older have difficulty hearing. Hearing impairments can cause issues and frustration for caregivers, family, friends, and even to the seniors themselves.

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Oct 15
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Meaningful Ways to Celebrate the Senior Veteran in Your Life, Oaks Senior Living

Meaningful Ways to Celebrate the Senior Veteran in Your Life

Posted by Oaks Senior Living | 2 minute read

Veterans served the United States, and regardless of their branch or length of service, they deserve a level of respect and veteran benefits from the country, fellow citizens, and especially their loved ones. With Veterans Day around the corner, we encourage you to take the time to honor and celebrate the senior veteran (or any veteran) in your life!

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Oct 01
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Recognizing and Understanding Senior Depression by Oaks Senior Living

Recognizing and Understanding Senior Depression

Posted by Oaks Senior Living | 3 minute read

With over 6 million seniors affected, and only 10% seeking treatment, senior depression is becoming a more prominent problem among the senior population. While the first thought in your head is likely, “why is the percentage of those seeking treatment so low?” you should consider certain variables. 

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