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How to Promote Proper Oral Hygiene for Your Senior Family Members

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Regardless of age, oral health impacts overall health and quality of life. Read on to learn about common dental problems and how to improve oral hygiene for seniors.

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Best Sleep Positions for Seniors

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Aside from getting 7-8 hours of sleep per night, did you know that sleeping in the correct positions can significantly benefit seniors, helping them improve their overall physicality and wellness? Learn about the four best sleep positions.

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Natural Ways to Treat Sore Throat in Older Family Members

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Have your parents been bothered by sore throat recently? To avoid unnecessary pill intake, check out these natural therapies. This post recommends actions your parents should avoid to prevent the symptoms from worsening.

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How to Support an Aging Brain | Understanding Cognitive Changes Older Adults Experience

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While cognitive changes in seniors are unavoidable, did you know there are various easy, practical ways to improve your parents’ brain health? Read on to learn about brain health and seven ways to support an aging brain.

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6 Best Hearing Aids for Seniors for Everyday Use

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When looking for hearing aids for your parents, you would want to choose the ones with the most excellent quality and performance possible. Check this list of the top six hearing aids from various companies, all with unique styles, sound quality, and designs.

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Proper Ways to Manage Diabetes in Seniors

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With diabetes affecting one out of every four seniors aged 65 and older, controlling the life-long condition is a must-do for any senior diagnosed with the disease. Discover nine proper ways to manage diabetes in seniors.

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4 Benefits of Camping for Seniors and How Can They Enjoy It

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With nature at your doorstep and no presence of advanced technology, camping provides your seniors the chance to appreciate a simple way of life. 12Oaks has listed all the advantages of camping for seniors, with advice on planning the perfect camping trip for your family.

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How to Protect Your Parents From Online and Telemarketing Scams

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Have your parents ever been annoyed by online and telemarketing scams? Do you want to help them but have no idea how to stop those scams? Read on to learn more.

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What Are the Best Companion Pets for Seniors

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If you’re considering getting a companion pet for your elderly family members, read on to learn more about the benefits of pet therapy and choose the best pet type for them.

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Benefits of Recreational Therapy for Your Elder Family Members

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Have you ever worried that your parents spend all their time at home without any plans or activities? In this case, it might be helpful to consider recreational therapy. Find out more about recreational therapy and explore whether or not your parents might benefit from it.

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5 Easy to Prepare Light Lunch Ideas Your Parents Will Love

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Heavy, filling lunch requires extra time to digest. If your parents frequently overeat, their digestion will eventually slow down. Discover more about some delectable light lunch ideas and prepare the nicest meals to enjoy with your parents.

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7 Cool Gadgets That Can Help Seniors in Their Everyday Lives

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Did you know that gadgets for seniors go beyond cranes, perching tools, wearable alarms, and stairlifts? Discover seven cool gadgets that can help your parents in their day-to-day lives.

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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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8 Best Activities and Sports Seniors Will Enjoy

Are you looking for new ways to help your parents enjoy their retirement years even more? Introduce them to walking, water sports, badminton, taichi or yoga, walking soccer, fishing, cycling, and golf.

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