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Getting Your Family on the Same Page for Your Loved One’s Senior Care

Family dynamics can be complicated, particularly during times of crisis and/or when big decisions need to be made. One such time is when a loved one needs senior care. Our...

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How to Make Hard Conversations Easier with Your Aging Loved One

We embrace aging in our communities, but at the same time realize that change is often scary for families. While life can still be vibrant and full as your loved...

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There’s More to Senior Living than Care

Care has always been a core component of senior living. However, in today’s senior living communities there’s much more to the experience. In fact, while care absolutely still has its...

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The Truth about Technology and Independence in Senior Living

Like it or not, technology is now central to life for most of us. It’s the key to convenience, connection and, many seniors feel, the key to maintaining independence. Not...

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Staying at Home versus Assisted Living During COVID-19

Figuring out how best to support your loved one when they need extra help is complex on its own, but throw in a pandemic and the decision takes on a...

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The Dangers of Senior Isolation

When you think of the word ‘isolation’ what comes to mind? You may picture a remote location. Or perhaps someone separated during a contagious illness. Likely you don’t picture yourself...

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How to Ease the Transition to Senior Living

The transition to senior living is a big one. And like all big moves it can be emotional and nerve-wracking, but we hope it’s exciting too because there’s so much...

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In Their Own Words: Our Residents and Families Say it Best

From worry-free independent living to just the right amount of support in assisted living to our Symphony of Life® memory care program, every 12 Oaks Senior Living community celebrates life!...

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What to Look for in a Senior Living Community

What to Look for in a Senior Living Community There may be only one thing more difficult than making the decision for yourself or your loved one to move to...

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Signs It Could Be Time for Extra Help with Senior Care

The fact that losing independence is one of the most common aging fears likely comes as no surprise. It’s at the core of who we are as Americans. Perhaps that’s...

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Assessing Your Senior Care Options

When it comes time for a little extra help for yourself or your loved one, many people assume the only options are to stay home or go to a nursing...

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Home Safety Tips for Seniors

Caring is sharing. Feel free to pass this along to your senior loved ones. When you first bought your home, you were likely considering if it had enough bedrooms and...

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