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Advantages of Assisted Living & Care Communities

April 18th, 2017 by John Wilson

As you consider assisted living options in Oklahoma City for your aging loved one, you may wonder why these communities are appealing. You may be dealing with an elderly relative who sees these facilities as a way of ending their independence. The good news is assisted living care has many advantages that may change his… Read More »

Best Podcasts For Seniors, Baby Boomers and Retirees

April 13th, 2017 by John Wilson

More people are turning to the Internet to gather information about Oklahoma assisted living, among other important topics relevant to seniors. Even the elderly are beginning to use the Internet and apps to improve their quality of life. One of the most popular types is podcasts for seniors. Anyone can easily load up a podcast… Read More »

Assisted Living Versus Independent Living: The Best Choice for Your Aging Parent

April 11th, 2017 by John Wilson

Each stage of life brings with it unique rewards and challenges. Typically, senior citizens are free from the demands of raising young children and climbing the career ladder. They know what they enjoy doing and usually have plenty of time to pursue the activities and interests they love. Often, seniors are financially sound, relatively speaking,… Read More »

Are You Too Young for Assisted Living?

April 6th, 2017 by John Wilson

If you are in your mid-50s through 60s, your first inclination may be to scoff at the notion of transitioning to a senior living community. That’s probably because you’re imagining the assisted living centers of decades past. Times have changed! Think of it like this: past generations’ assisted living accommodations were about as sophisticated as… Read More »

Five Reasons to Take Time to Communicate With Your Aging Parent

April 4th, 2017 by John Wilson

If you are a parent yourself, you are probably aware of the fact while you may be known primarily as “mom” or “dad,” you are much more than that. Being a parent may be the most important thing in your life, but you also have interests, feelings and insights that have nothing to do with… Read More »

It’s Allergy Season: Five Ways to Help Seniors with Seasonal Symptoms

March 30th, 2017 by John Wilson

Most people look forward to the newness of spring. Flowers bloom, trees regain their leaves, the temperature is comfortable and out of a gloomy winter emerges a colorful, happy new season. People who suffer from seasonal allergies may love all of the wonderful aspects of spring, but they also feel a sense of impending doom… Read More »

Financial Benefits for Seniors in Assisted Living Versus Aging in Place

March 28th, 2017 by John Wilson

If you are considering assisted living options in Oklahoma City and the cost of assisted living is one of your main concerns, make sure you aren’t just weighing potential expenses, but also potential savings. Yes, there is a cost associated with senior living. However, don’t focus solely on that. Focus on all of the things that… Read More »

Tips for Organizing Your Senior Parents Medical Information

March 23rd, 2017 by John Wilson

Whether your aging parents live in their own home, with you or in assisted living housing, it’s a safe assumption you want to be involved in their healthcare. Especially if your parents have health problems, as many seniors do, keeping track of medical records, appointments, instructions and prescriptions can be challenging. Being organized is crucial… Read More »

2016 Top Tax Deductions for Seniors

March 21st, 2017 by John Wilson

Unless you are an accountant or hire a skilled accountant to do your taxes, you may be unaware of the variety of available tax deductions for seniors. Taking the time to learn will save you money you can use on things you enjoy. You worked hard for your money so do what it takes to hold… Read More »

Four Reasons Active Seniors Enjoy Assisted Living in Village at Oakwood

March 16th, 2017 by John Wilson

There are many reasons active seniors may scoff at the idea of downsizing and transitioning to senior living. One of the most common fears seniors have is they will be prevented from enjoying the activities they love. Actually, the opposite is true. Empty nesters who downsize and move to senior living will discover they have far… Read More »