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Military Family Appreciation Month

Military Family Appreciation Month Our nation owes each day of security and freedom that we enjoy to the members of our Armed Forces and their families. Behind our brave service men and women, there are family members and loved ones who share in their sacrifice and provide unending support.” – President Obama Every November since…

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Loving A Spooky October

Loving A Spooky October October is a fun time for everyone. Are you looking for some fun things to do in October to prep you for Halloween? Here are some fun things you can do! * Scary Movie Marathon – Get together with your friends and choose your favorite scary movies to share! * Share…

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5 Super Hero Foods

5 Super Hero Foods Life is super hero training and we have the five super hero foods you need to lead a healthier lifestyle! You are constantly being told to eat your fruits and veggies but the emphasis needs to be on these super hero foods so that you do not have to sacrifice flavor…

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Laughter Really IS The Best Medicine

Laughter Really IS The Best Medicine You have always heard people say that laughter is the best medicine but now there is proof. Loma Linda University did a study to find out if there was a benefit for adults ages 60 – 70 years. They had their stress level and short-term memory measured in the…

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“The Talk” Is Different Now That You Are Grown

“The Talk” Is Different Now That You Are Grown Stop and remember for a second when you were growing up and as you were playing you would see your parents cleaning the house and mowing the yard.  They took such pride in their home.  They built a home that was safe for their children and…

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Can You Help Your Own Hearing?

Can You Help Your Own Hearing? Hearing loss is a scary and frustrating thing that happens to many adults over time. Have you noticed yourself asking people to repeat themselves? Have you had to use the remote control to turn the volume UP because you just can’t hear it? Do you think that there is…

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5 Easy Tips To Lower Your Risk Of Stroke

5 Easy Tips To Lower Your Risk Of Stroke According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, every year strokes account for 1 out of every 20 deaths. This is important for older adults to note, as this means that it’s possible to have multiple strokes if they aren’t taking the proper preventative measures. It’s important…

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Tips For Transitioning To Senior Living

Tips For Transitioning To Senior Living Change can often be difficult. Transitioning to a senior living resort can be a daunting task as well as quite emotional and stressful. Many often feel that they are saying goodbye to their life. Changing your mindset to seeing it as another fun adventure can help to motivate you…

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Age Is Only A Number, Let’s Get Moving!!

Age Is Only A Number, Let’s Get Moving!! As we age, we see that life plays some games with our mind and our bodies! Here are some tips that will help you find your best self!  60 is just a beginning so let’s get moving to keep your body, mind and soul in shape. Tip…

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American Heart Month

American Heart Month February has been declared as American Heart Month by President Obama. The federal declaration notes, “cardiovascular disease—including heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure—is responsible for one out of every three deaths. It is the No. 1 killer of American women and men, and it is a leading cause of serious illness…

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How To Stay Active During The Winter Months

How To Stay Active During The Winter Months Many seniors recognize the importance of exercise and incorporating daily fitness routines into their lives. However, the winter time can play a challenge as the weather makes it unpleasant to go outside and be active. The cold weather may prove to be a hindrance but it is important…

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Christmas Classics

Christmas Classics The holiday season brings quality time with family and friends which often leads to watching some of the holiday classics. We’ve all heard of holiday favorite A Charlie Brown Christmas, but there are numerous other Christmas movies that are sure to bring the family together! According to, the list below are some…

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Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast Cancer Awareness It is officially Pink October! Breast cancer awareness month has begun as an annual campaign to spread awareness of the heartbreaking disease. There are many people who are aware of breast cancer but there are just as many who forget the steps to have a plan to detect the disease in its…

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The Laws And Regulations Of Assisted Living

The Laws And Regulations Of Assisted Living When you start to look for an Assisted Living Community for yourself or a loved one, it is imperative that you know the laws to be better equipped in making the best choice.  According to, Assisted Living rules and regulations in Florida are as follows: Licensing:  -Standard…

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Laughter Still Important In Life

Laughter Still Important In Life “I intend to live forever – so far, so good!”-Stephen Wright   Laughter is universal; no matter your age, the language you speak or your physical or mental abilities, you can laugh. Laughing is infectious. The sound of roaring laughter is far more contagious than any cough, sniffle, or sneeze.…

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Beat The Heat

Beat The Heat Baby, it’s cold hot outside– and inside, too. June 21st marked the first day of Summer and that means Operation Beat The Heat! Need some tips on how to stay cool during this glorious yet hot time? Don’t sweat it! We’ve got you covered! Tip #1:  DRINK LIKE CRAZY! That’s means drink lots and lots of water!…

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The Benefits Of Social Media

The Benefits Of Social Media As you may know, the World has been taken over by social media. People rarely make phone calls, write letters or drop in for a visit nowadays. Instead they stay connected through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and more. Social media is quick and easy way to share with family and…

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Be Happy

Be Happy Ever heard of the saying, “April showers bring May flowers?”  April sure brought plenty of showers throughout the U.S. during the month and now it’s time for those May flowers to start blooming! Happiness and sunshine will start to shed their light throughout the land. Summer is officially coming and we’ve got some…

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Learning Is Living

Learning Is Living It is natural for older individuals to feel as if they are a burden to their loved ones, as they need more help with daily activities of living.  One secret to ‘staying young’ if you will is to continue to learn. Keeping ones mind sharp also alleviates the feelings of being a…

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A senior enjoying life at an assisted living home during winter.

How Winter Isolation Can Affect Senior Health

  Seniors are often confined to staying indoors during the winter. The harsh cold climate can have severe effects on the health of seniors, which is why it is a good thing to advise them to stay indoors in winter. However, staying indoors for a long time during winter can spike a sense of isolation…

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A senior couple living happily in an assisted living facility.

Finding the Best Assisted Living Facility for Couples 

  Maintaining strong relationships during old age is vital to improving the quality of life of seniors. Assisted living for couples allows seniors to make the move together and preserve the bonds of their long-term relationship. This works great to improve the physical and mental well-being of seniors. While the amenities and facilities can be…

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A female nurse assisting patient at an assisted living facility

Differences between Assisted Living and Memory Care

  There are many types of senior care facilities these days, which may make choosing one for your elderly a bit difficult. If you are looking for a senior living option for your loved one who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, then you will generally be stuck with two options – memory…

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A senior is given a meal in an assisted living facility.

5 Foods That Can Help to Manage Insomnia in Seniors

  Sleep deprivation can cause many physical and mental health problems, and this can be very dangerous for seniors. A lack of proper sleep can lead to low energy levels and can even cause irritability and mood swings in seniors. The National Sleep Foundation says that around “44% of older persons experience one or more…

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Things That You Can Do In Your Retirement 

When retirement is on the horizon, many of us might be wondering what our days will look like after retirement. Retirement is a lifetime goal for many adults out there. However, once it arrives, many adults find it difficult to cope with the change in life. No matter if you are eagerly waiting for your…

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The mission of Oakey Assisted Living & Memory Care is simple: We are in constant pursuit of providing you with a home that you are proud of, feel safe in and love. It is our vocation that we nurture your spirit while always treating you with dignity and freedom of choice. We pursue excellence in our celebration of you.

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Ready to experience senior living at ease? We invite you to discover Oakey Assisted Living & Memory Care Community. We know there are many aspects to consider and our team of Resident Ambassadors are here to help. Please fill out the form to schedule your personal grand tour today and discover what life at Oakey Assisted Living & Memory Care will be like.