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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 08
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In Memoriam of Selma Wackenhut

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This month we remember an amazing woman, Selma Wackenhut from the Oaks at Hampton. Her story is full of rich history, hard times, and vibrant triumphs.

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Aug 22
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Carolyn - Oaks at Towne Lake

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Congratulations to our August resident of the Month at Oaks at Towne Lake! Carolyn was born in Atlanta, GA on June 25th, 1923; she just celebrated her 95th birthday! Carolyn’s parents and grandparents lived in Plains, GA where they were friends and neighbors of Former President Jimmy Carter and his family.

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Aug 15
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Why the Greatest Generation is the Greatest at Saving

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The Greatest Generation, as they are often referred to, came of age in one of our country’s most significant periods of economic despair, The Great Depression. Enduring the struggles that pursued, seeing their parents work hard just to lose their business, forged the idea of commercial importance in our society. Which is why the Greatest Generation is the greatest at saving, they have seen firsthand how dire it can be for the livelihood of a family. With our countries economic status waving in and out of turmoil they know to keep a few pennies in the bank but also to use it for what truly matters; money, food, their family’s needs and their own needs, such as senior living services.

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Aug 08
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Xak Hodges

Xak Hodges | Staff Spotlight

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Our August Employee Spotlight is Xak Hodges! Even though Xak has only been here for a little shy of 6 months, he truly stands out. Not only is he our first male caregiver at Oaks at Braselton, but he started off as our Oaks DJ performing for some of our parties. 

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Jul 23
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Joe H. | Addington Place of Brunswick

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For the month of July, we are excited to have Joe H. from Addington Place of Brunswick as our Resident Highlight! Joe was born in Huntingburg, Indiana in 1937. Joe grew up on 15 acres of sprawling land with his older brother and younger sister. His father owned a florist shop and a greenhouse that they all worked at as a family. Growing up, Joe was involved in many sports and hobbies including basketball, baseball, football, scouting, and music lessons. He enjoyed vacationing with his family in Florida, and watching the Cardinals play ball!

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Jul 01
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Safety Tips in Technology for Seniors

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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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Oct 15
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A Guide to Senior Living Options

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We all know getting older is a hard fact of life. When you are young and healthy, it is easy to take care of yourself. For many, all through their childhood, your parents were there to support you and help you grow whenever you needed them. Naturally, as the roles of caregiver slowly changes, you want to care for them as they age. However, life’s responsibilities can make it difficult to become a full-time caregiver, no matter how much you want it. Perhaps you don’t live close to your parents or you have work commitments 40+ hours a week. It is in these circumstances that senior living options can give you peace of mind that your loved one is happy and cared for when you cannot be there for them all the time.

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Aug 16
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What a Family-Owned Senior Living Company Means For You

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With so many choices and businesses that offer senior living services… How does one choose? Deciding on a senior living option for your loved one is an intimidating job – and one we know you do not take lightly. So what sets a senior living company apart from the rest? Let us be honest; there is a lot - but let us look at one big difference you should consider.

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Mar 01
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Why Should Seniors Stay Socially Active?

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It is not uncommon for seniors to feel chronically lonely. In fact, loneliness affects around 1 in 5 seniors nationally. It is, unfortunately, a devastating complication of aging that can often lead to larger problems like increased disabilities, cognitive decline, and even early death. The great news is it is completely preventable as long as it is recognized and addressed promptly.

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