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Preparing for Fall

Now that summer is over, seniors across Oklahoma City are welcoming the cooler weather and anticipating the best holidays of the year coming up. For family, it is a busy time of year with the kids going back to school and life getting back to all the regular commitments. And for those in retirement, fall...

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Technology for Seniors

August was winding down. It was still hot out during the day in Oklahoma City, so Jean would take her short strolls outside during the cool mornings and sometimes she would even venture outdoors in the evening just before bedtime. But Jean didn’t mind. Her family had gifted her an iPad for her birthday last...

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Summertime Cool

It’s warm outside! The summer sunshine is so wonderful for pool parties or a day at the lake. For your senior, soaking up some sunshine may also be welcome on summer afternoons. If you are taking your loved one on outings or spending time with them outdoors this season, make sure they are prepared to...

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Planning a Summer Party: considering seniors

It’s hot out in Oklahoma City. The sun is shining, the pool looks so inviting and of course, it’s almost the 4th of July. Summertime parties are fun and families are beginning to include their senior relatives in their family gatherings after a rather lengthy Covid-19 pandemic. And seniors are excited to get out and...

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Celebrating Mom and Dad

May and June feature some highlights. Moms and dads in Oklahoma City and across the country are celebrated in a special way. Seniors especially often look forward to holidays and well, days that make them feel appreciated. Every new day is a day to be celebrated. But remembering the sacrifices they made as parents and...

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Keeping an Active Mind

It’s April. The time to get outside and enjoy some sunshine here in Oklahoma City. Staying physically active and being out in nature is great for the brain too, according to experts. But sometimes, the weather can still be a little unpredictable. There may be rain showers or the temperature might dip. When it’s time...

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Springtime Activities for Seniors

Spring has arrived. The season of flowers and warmer weather. It’s a great time of year to make sure your senior is getting out in nature and enjoying the sunshine. And most importantly, staying connected with you. When family is involved in the lives of their elderly loved ones, Spring becomes a season of hope....

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How Memory Care Can Transform a Loved One’s Life

Pam was approaching her 75th birthday. Her family decided to do something special for her this year and take her out to her favorite restaurant. But over the holidays, her family noticed that she was experiencing some memory loss. They decided to check with her caretaker. Pam still lived in her own home in Oklahoma...

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A New Year With Grandma

With the holidays over, Magdalena was having a hard time winding down after all the excitement. Although Magdalena lived in Oklahoma City in a very comfortable assisted living home, most of her family had moved further away into the countryside. Visits were less frequent. There was one thing that stood out to her in her...

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Celebrating the Holidays with Loved Ones

It’s Christmas time. For centuries, many have celebrated the 12 days of Christmas – actually Christmas Day till Epiphany, January 6th. Christmas brings a message of peace. Hope and love. Family is at the heart of this special time. Seniors look forward to the holidays, often for months. And for other seniors, the Christmas season...

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