How to Get Your Siblings to Help With Your Senior Parents

January 17th, 2019 by John Wilson

Almost every adult either understands or comes to understand how stressful a job caring for an elderly parent can be. Gradually, it falls entirely on you to ensure the well being of the person who used to do the same for you during your younger years. On top of tending to your loved one’s needs,… Read More »

Certain Medications May Affect Your Memory

January 15th, 2019 by John Wilson

Memory loss and aging seem to go to hand in hand. After all, so many aspects of bodily health, including brain function and activity, begin to shift as you get older. However, not all forms of memory loss are natural or normal.   Each year, hundreds of seniors begin to experience memory issues as a… Read More »

5 Reasons Seniors End Up in the Emergency Room

January 10th, 2019 by John Wilson

As you age, your health will inevitably become more delicate and require more attention than it did during your younger years. However, the last thing you want is for your health to fail so drastically and suddenly you need to be rushed to the ER. Things happen; everyone knows this. However, it can help tremendously… Read More »

What You Need to Know About Your New Medicare Card

January 8th, 2019 by John Wilson

Some fairly recent legislation will be bringing about considerable changes to your Medicare card. This change comes specifically at the hands of former President Obama and his administration who, in 2015, put forth a new law that removes a person’s social security number on their Medicare card. The issuing of these new cards has brought… Read More »

6 Ways Seniors Can Boost Their Immune Systems

January 3rd, 2019 by John Wilson

Now that you’re getting older, you may have noticed your body and overall health have gone through some pretty significant changes. For starters, you’ve become much more susceptible to illnesses than you used to be. Any bug going around your home and/or other common spaces you frequent is sure to land on you. Oftentimes, the… Read More »

Walking Can Ease the Pain from Arthritis

December 27th, 2018 by John Wilson

Arthritis is one of the most common medical conditions aging adults experience. In fact, one of the biggest reasons individuals move into senior communities is to receive help when they need it while still maintaining their independence. While most seniors take medication for their arthritis, there are other things individuals can do to help ease… Read More »

4 Signs Your Senior Parent Is Hiding Memory Loss

December 25th, 2018 by John Wilson

Even though some memory loss is normal among aging individuals, it can be an embarrassing problem your parents may feel like they need to hide. Whether your senior parents is afraid of a more serious brain condition or they are concerned about their need for assisted living services, they may feel it’s better to keep… Read More »

Medications That Might Increase a Seniors Chance of Falling

December 20th, 2018 by John Wilson

Most people are aware of seniors’ increased risk of falling, which stems from balance issues that can develop as a normal part of the aging process. However, there are other factors that can affect an individual’s chances of experiencing a fall, even while under assisted living care in Oklahoma City. Certain medical conditions can make… Read More »

5 Things Adult Children Should Know About Assisted Living

December 18th, 2018 by John Wilson

Assisted living options in OKC have become increasingly popular in recent years, which means with the growing number of seniors, you may soon find yourself in a situation where you need to consider it for an aging parent. As you help them consider the options, including the cost of assisted living, there are a few… Read More »

Can Introverts Thrive in Assisted Living?

December 13th, 2018 by John Wilson

Social interaction is essential for everyone to some degree; however, introverted people tend to require less social stimulation than extroverts. This doesn’t mean an introvert is better off aging in place and won’t feel comfortable in an assisted living center in OKC. In fact, there are many activities for seniors that can give introverts the… Read More »