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10 Exercises for People with Parkinson’s Disease

For people with Parkinson’s disease (PD), exercise is a vital component to maintaining balance, mobility, and daily living activities....

Understanding Parkinson’s Disease and Finding the Right Care Plan

According to the Parkinson’s Foundation, only 4 percent of people with Parkinson’s disease are diagnosed before the age of 50, and the...

Grand Oaks Resident Elaine Light Has a Taste for Fine Cuisine

When Elaine Light, 94, was considering an assisted living residence, the No. 1 deciding factor was “absolutely the food,” she says...

Dementia Conversations Workshop

Join us Grand Oaks for a Dementia Conversations workshop by the Alzheimer’s Association on Wednesday, August 26. Learn tips on how to have...

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), that familiar heartbeat that you’re accustomed to feeling becomes a racing heartbeat that can last for a few minutes or more. With...

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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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