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Tips for Traveling With Seniors Over The Holidays

December 7th, 2017 by John Wilson

The holidays are a time when families come together, enjoying the company of family members of all ages. Unless you are traveling to the home of your aging loved ones, you may be facing the prospect of traveling with senior loved ones. Whether they are in assisted living centers in OKC or living at home,… Read More »

5 Ways to Avoid Outliving Your Retirement Savings

December 5th, 2017 by John Wilson

Saving for retirement can be a complicated process. It can be difficult to determine exactly how much you will need to be able to fund your retirement years. No one knows how many years they will live beyond retirement, nor how much the cost of living will be in the future. However, there are things… Read More »

Understanding Medicaid Rules, Regulations & Eligibility

November 30th, 2017 by John Wilson

One of the most complicated aspects of getting older is determining how to get the medical coverage you need to get through life without amassing major bills. Because most seniors don’t have access to company health insurance any longer, Medicaid often becomes a suitable choice to help cover some of these costs, particularly for seniors… Read More »

Why Does Taste and Smell Diminish As You Age?

November 28th, 2017 by John Wilson

You may have heard seniors complain about their food not tasting the way it used to or smelling things no one else does. This is because your sense of smell and taste can dramatically change as you get older. Why is this? There is a science behind this fact. Understanding why this happens and what… Read More »

4 Benefits of Social Interactions for Seniors

November 23rd, 2017 by John Wilson

Social interaction is an important element in life for individuals of all ages. Starting at a young age, children seek the company of friends and family members. This need doesn’t change as you age, but your ability to get out and spend time with people can become more difficult. The best assisted living facilities can… Read More »

How to Care for and Support Stubborn Parents

November 21st, 2017 by John Wilson

You’ve likely noticed as individuals age, they become more set in their ways and may often act stubborn when others step in to help. This can make providing the support and care they need extremely difficult and frustrating. Fortunately, there are ways you can make this task easier. In addition to considering the use of… Read More »

Packing Tips for Moving Your Parents to Assisted Living

November 16th, 2017 by John Wilson

Your loved one has finally made the decision to move to an assisted living center in OKC. While it is often difficult for seniors to take this important step in their life, it can be just as complicated for adult children to help. It is important to help your aging parents pack for the move… Read More »

Is Your Senior Parent Mismanaging Their Medication?

November 14th, 2017 by John Wilson

If you ask the children or caregivers of seniors about their biggest concerns, one of the top answers is medication management. It isn’t uncommon for the elderly to become forgetful to a degree. This often means either missing doses of important medication or taking more than prescribed. Because these issues can have a significant impact… Read More »

Boredom Can Be Detrimental to Your Parent’s Health

November 9th, 2017 by John Wilson

Everyone has been bored at one time or another, sometimes going so far as to complain about it. While anyone can get bored, this issue is prominent among the elderly for a number of reasons. Many of them are retired and no longer have a job to fill their days. They may have lost many… Read More »

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Assisted Living

November 7th, 2017 by John Wilson

When most people think of assisted living, they may picture more of a traditional nursing home situation. This is no longer the case. Today’s seniors can grow old and live out their retirement years in places where they can maintain their independence for longer, all while gaining access to the extra help they may need… Read More »