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6 Benefits of Having “The Talk” with Your Aging Loved One Sooner

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Think it seems easier to avoid The Talk about senior care with your loved one? See why it isn’t along with the benefits of doing it sooner.

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The Value of Memory Care for Alzheimer’s and Dementia

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Did you know there’s a type of senior living that specifically supports those with dementia? See how memory care can benefit your loved one.

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Aging Parents

Why “The Talk” with Your Aging Parents Should Be More Than One Conversation

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When “The Talk” with aging parents is just one conversation about senior living that short-changes you both. Here’s why ongoing dialogue on their future is key.

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

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While families often disagree on senior care options for loved ones, decisions must be made eventually, but how? Our tips can help get you all on the same page.

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How to Make Hard Conversations Easier with Your Aging Loved One

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Are you avoiding talking with your aging loved one about the support they need out of fear the conversation will be too hard? These communication tips can help.

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There’s More to Senior Living than Care

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Care is still key in senior living, but with it now offering lifestyles that support overall wellness, see why seniors are moving sooner.

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The Truth about Technology and Independence in Senior Living

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Technology can help seniors stay independent longer. But is it a real substitute for the benefits of care in senior living? Find out here.

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Staying at home versus assisted living

Staying at Home versus Assisted Living During COVID-19

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Staying home during COVID-19 may have more impact on your loved one than you realize. See what you should consider and how it compares versus assisted living.

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Senior Isolation Dangers

The Dangers of Senior Isolation

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Senior isolation is more common and more dangerous that you may realize. See how it differs from loneliness, risk factors & tips to avoid it.

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Senior Living Communities Offer Everything Under One Roof

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A Day in the Life : at Home vs. Senior Living Community

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Assisted Living vs. Nursing Homes – What’s the Difference?

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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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How Symphony of Life Supports the Spirit with Memory Care Options

There are many memory care options out there for older adults with cognitive impairment. At 12 Oaks Senior Living, we strive to provide a person-centered model of care that ensures each resident is recognized for their unique life journey, while also addressing their physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual needs. Symphony of Life® is an exclusive…

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HOME CARE VS. SENIOR LIVING

Stay or Go Guide: A deep-dive into the differences between home care and senior living to help you make an informed decision. Live life your way... live it...