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Different Strokes

Different Strokes: The Importance of Senior Living Options

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Families are often surprised at all the senior living options, but they are key to creating lifestyle experiences that fit different wants and needs. Learn how.

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Sensory Experiences

Creating In-The-Moment Opportunities in Memory Care with Sensory Experiences

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Even with the challenges of dementia, the right memory care program can help residents to be more active and engaged through sensory experiences. Learn how.

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Petite_elderly woman hugging-her-adult-son-and-beloved-husband | Why Social Interactions Are Important To Keep Your Parents Healthy

Why Social Interactions Are Important To Keep Your Parents Healthy

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Everyone needs to feel a part of a community, and battling loneliness is a relatable issue regardless of age. Find out the health benefits of daily social interaction and how you can help your relatives increase their connections.

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how memory care can empower seniors

How the Memory Care Environment Can Empower Independence in Seniors with Dementia

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While your family member with dementia may be struggling with independence at home, a memory care environment can help empower it. See how.

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caregiver-and-senior-woman-holding-hands | 4 Surefire Ways for How To Deal With Caregiver Guilt And Other Caregiving Emotions

4 Surefire Ways for How To Deal With Caregiver Guilt And Other Caregiving Emotions

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Find out how to get rid of the guilt, and why personal time makes you a better caregiver. The 12 Oaks Community is able to show you how to deal with guilt and why it will strengthen your relationship in the long run.

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How-to-Research

How to Research and Tour Senior Living Online (And Why You Should)

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There are plenty of benefits to researching & touring senior living online & these tips can save you even more time in finding the best fit.

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Group-of-senior-looking-in-camera | Here’s Why Seniors Thrive in an Assisted Living Community!

Here’s Why Seniors Thrive in an Assisted Living Community!

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While discussing the future, remember this move doesn’t have to be an overwhelming experience. It can be the beginning of an incredible journey made easier with a 12 Oaks managed property. Find out the top five reasons why seniors thrive in assisted living communities.

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Did You Know That Social Isolation Is Detrimental to Your Parent’s Health ?

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Research suggests social isolation is more damaging than we may think. When it comes to your parents’ health, consider how you can help best.

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Benefits of Assisted Living

5 Unexpected Benefits of Life in Assisted Living

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Assisted living offers so much more for active seniors than you may realize. Check out five unexpected benefits of these communities here.

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Memory care program

The Benefits of an Intentionally-Designed Memory Care Program

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Memory care is just for seniors with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. It features specially-trained staff and 24-hour support for residents in a safe, comfortable environment. You may […]

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Dementia simulation training

4 Ways Dementia Simulation Training Improves Memory Care

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What does it feel like to live with Alzheimer’s? Dementia simulation training offers a glimpse. Here’s how it makes memory care even better.

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Brain health in memory care

How Symphony of Life Supports Older Adults’ Brain Health in Memory Care

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Memory Care is so important for our aging family members, so make sure that they get the best care available.

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WHAT OUR RESIDENTS SAY

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It has been almost 4 months since Mother moved in and she is finally settling down and feeling like she’s at home. I still appreciate all you did to help me with our move. Mother really likes the food, she says they make a wonderful salad every day. I would definitely say it’s the people at Wyndham that make the difference.

Andi Pastore

I have never regretted moving in here. I am the president of the Happy To Be Here Club!

Ralph Stark

Resident

It is such a friendly place.

Dottie Vaughn

Resident

I love living here, with all the activities, and the feel of home. I know I made the right choice.

Linda Preston

Resident

I was so lonely at home. Since I have moved here I have made friends and I feel like I’m part of a Family here.

Karen Porter

Resident

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Different Strokes: The Importance of Senior Living Options

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