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5 Myths Debunked About Seniors and Longevity

June 20th, 2017 by John Wilson

There is a lot of misinformation that circulates when it comes to seniors and what affects their longevity. Over the years, studies have been conducted that reveal the truth behind many of the myths most people easily believe as truth. However, when you learn more about them, you will feel more confident in the quality… Read More »

Does Your Family Need an Elder Care Mediator?

June 15th, 2017 by John Wilson

While the decision ultimately belongs to your parents, there are times when you and your parents don’t see eye to eye on assisted living options in Oklahoma City. Perhaps your parents need your help deciding but you and your siblings can’t agree. Regardless of what the disagreements are about, it can create a lot of… Read More »

Talking to Your Parents About Common Assisted Living Fears

June 13th, 2017 by John Wilson

Change can be difficult for anyone, especially for seniors who are going through many other changes in their lives. It isn’t uncommon for these individuals to have some fears about making the move to assisted living communities after living independently for so many years. One of the best things you can do for your parents… Read More »

How to Choose a Realtor to Sell Your Parent’s Home

June 8th, 2017 by John Wilson

There will come a time in your parents’ life where they must move into affordable assisted living and leave the home they have maintained. When this time comes, not only will you need to think about the cost of assisted living, but you will also potentially be faced with helping them sell their home. One… Read More »

Addiction and Aging: Substance Abuse in Seniors Is Often Overlooked

June 6th, 2017 by John Wilson

When most people think of substance abuse issues, they think of teenagers and younger adults experimenting with drugs and falling into addiction. However, these aren’t the only age groups affected. In fact, there are seniors in assisted living care who have substance abuse issues as well, whether with prescription medications or other substances. Some seniors… Read More »

How to Take Care of Aging Feet

May 30th, 2017 by John Wilson

The aging body needs special attention and care. Aging brains need stimulation, aging bodies need exercise and, often, medication. Aging feet are often overlooked. However, without proper care, feet can become damaged, painful and possibly cause other complications that affect overall health and wellbeing. Here are several insightful tips gleaned from professionals who work in Oklahoma… Read More »

Five Helpful Tips to Help Your Loved Ones Adjust to Assisted Living

May 25th, 2017 by John Wilson

Change can be tough for anyone, but especially for seniors who are accustomed to things being a certain way. If you have a loved one who has recently moved from living at home to an assisted living center in OKC and is having a difficult time settling in and embracing a new normal, here are five… Read More »

Surviving the Loss of a Spouse

May 23rd, 2017 by John Wilson

One of the reasons many seniors transition from living independently in their own home and decide to look into assisted living options in Oklahoma City is their long-time spouse dies. Learning to survive the loss of a beloved husband or wife is one of the toughest challenges many people will face in their entire lives. Here… Read More »

What’s New in Senior Technology? Smartphones Help Keep Seniors Safe

May 18th, 2017 by John Wilson

Today, people of all ages have the ability to be more connected than ever before. Decades ago, it would have seemed unfathomable people would be able to carry their phones with them literally everywhere they go. It would have been even more incomprehensible to think people would do so much more than talk on their… Read More »

Aging in Place? What It Costs to Create a Safe Senior Home

May 16th, 2017 by John Wilson

Ahhh… Home sweet home. Our homes are our castles. It’s no big surprise most people assume the best option for their golden years is to age in place, or in other words, to live out their senior years in their long-time home. On the surface, that sounds like a great plan. Seniors and their loved… Read More »