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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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Jul 01
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Technology That’s Improving Senior Care at Oaks Senior Living

Posted by Oaks Senior Living | 2 minute read

As the senior in your life climbs the staircase of life, they will become more fragile than they used to be. Even a simple fall could put your loved one’s health in serious jeopardy. Depending on their situation, the risk of no one being around may be likely and cause for serious concern. Senior care technology is a booming industry that could help ease some of your worries. This industry is constantly shifting and you may not have the time to keep up with it but we do! Oaks Senior Living understands your concerns and we are here to help put your worries to rest.

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May 01
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Common Online Scams That Target Seniors

Posted by Oaks Senior Living | 3 minute read

Today, it is common for seniors to use the internet to check email, read the news, chat with friends, and so much more! Spending more time online puts a loved one at risk for scams or hacks, including tax fraud. Oaks Senior Living understands the importance of staying current with trending scams and we’d like to share some of these with residents and guests to prevent any fraud!

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Apr 01
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A Senior’s Guide to Spring Cleaning

Posted by Oaks Senior Living | 3 minute read

Spring weather is the perfect time to get active and productive around the house! During this time of year, it’s common for many seniors to start cleaning their home or senior apartment and getting rid of any household items that they don’t have a use for anymore.

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Nov 15
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Senior-Safe Traveling Tips

Posted by Oaks Senior Living | 2 minute read

Everyone can benefit from traveling, especially independent living seniors. There are a variety of mental health benefits that arise from traveling - seeing new sights and escaping from the routine of everyday life.

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Nov 01
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Seasonal Maintenance without Senior Living Services

Posted by Oaks Senior Living | 3 minute read

As seasons are finally changing, it is the perfect time to help mom and dad clean out the garage or do some yard work before winter takes over. Now is as good a time as any to help your parents with seasonal maintenance. If your elderly parents are not utilizing any senior living services, this will put more pressure on you to help maintain your parent’s household.

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Jul 01
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Safety Tips in Technology for Seniors

Posted by Oaks Senior Living | 5 minute read

It is that time of year again, where Apple is launching the latest smartphone. Naturally, your 15-year-old has been asking you non-stop about purchasing the newest gadget for them. But, you are a little awe-struck when your senior mother is wanting the same phone! Seniors have been adapting to the change in technology and closing the learning curve. The internet and other modern devices can be very beneficial for information and socialization, but it is not risk-free. It is up to you to educate your older loved ones on safety tips in technology for seniors!

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Aug 01
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A Guide to Senior Summer Safety

Posted by Oaks Senior Living | 3 minute read

Most people think summertime is filled with warm weather, sunshine and relaxation. It provides most with the opportunity to be outside and enjoy time with  loved ones doing a variety of activities. For the elderly, however, those same appealing pastimes can be dangerous when seniors and their caregivers do not take the proper precautions.

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Jan 13
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6 Winter Safety Tips for Our Loved Ones

Posted by Oaks Senior Living | 1 minute read

While the winter weather in Georgia may not be as intense as the snow and cold our Northern friends are experiencing, that we take the necessary precautions for our older loved ones. December 22nd, 2015 kicked off the first official day of winter, so it’s safe to say this very chilly weather is well underway. 

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Jun 03
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6 Bathroom Safety Tips for the Elderly

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These 6 bathroom safety tips for the elderly were compiled so anyone can make the needed adjustments to ensure the bathroom stays the refuge it was meant to be. Overall well-being is a concern for everyone but is especially important as we age. Below are insights to help make the adjustments easier to manage:

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