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Sibley Memorial Hospital Baby Guild – Coming Full Circle

It’s not often that life truly comes full circle unless of course, you’re Joyce Trebing. Joyce’s parents came to Washington, D.C. in 1925,...

Grand Oaks Assisted Living Residence Receives 2018 Bronze National Quality Award

Grand Oaks Assisted Living Residence was recently presented with the Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award for its commitment to improving...

What is AFIB and What Seniors Need to Know

When you put your hand on your chest, do you feel your heart’s familiar beat? When you or a loved one have atrial fibrillation (AFIB),...

‘Capture the Moment’ During National Assisted Living Week

Mark your calendars! Sept. 9-15 is National Assisted Living Week®, a special time of year to recognize the role of assisted living in...

What is Low Vision & How Grand Oaks Can Help

Many people would consider losing their eyesight one of the worst losses they could endure. While most of us will not suffer from complete blindness, millions currently live with some form of visual impairment. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, there...

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5 Signs You Might Be Losing Your Hearing

Do you feel like you’re being cut off from communication with loved ones? Or feel exhausted or frustrated after trying to hold a conversation with someone? This is the unfortunate reality for many seniors as roughly 25 percent of people over the age of 65 experience significant hearing loss.

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An Open Letter: Things Not Spoken, But Always Felt

When a loved one passes away, it’s often the little things that are remembered the most. Read a letter from the daughter of a Grand Oaks’ resident, as she reflects on her mother’s care and her appreciation for the little things in the last moments of her mother’s life.

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