self care for seniors

Importance of Self Care for Seniors

Today, there’s a lot of talk about something called self-care. This is a new term for a long-standing idea: taking the time to protect and nurture your own well-being. Effective self-care involves all five dimensions of wellness, including your physical, emotional, social, spiritual, and intellectual health. It’s essential for everyone, regardless of their age. And…

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Enjoying Family Thanksgiving Activities

Thanksgiving is a beloved American holiday. Every November provides the perfect occasion for family gatherings and celebrations. Seniors in assisted living cherish the holiday just as much as anyone else. For this reason, it’s important to provide ample opportunities for family fun and recreation. At Wickshire Senior Living, we know just how much family Thanksgiving…

halloween activities

Fun Halloween Activities for Seniors

Wickshire Senior Living Norman offers a diverse recreational program for residents to keep living exciting and promote social interaction. Halloween isn’t just for children, and we schedule activities around this and other holidays. Crafting and fun spark the brain to keep older adults young at heart. Below, you’ll find some fun activities to organize with the older…

World Osteoporosis Day

World Osteoporosis Day

On October 20th each year, World Osteoporosis Day raises awareness for millions of older adults who suffer from this debilitating condition. By recognizing WOD, the staff at Wickshire Senior Living Norman commit to doing everything possible to prevent osteoporosis from negatively impacting the lives of residents. Our physical therapy program includes exercises and education to help prevent…

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Important Home Safety Tips for Seniors

Weakening joints, poor eyesight, recovering from surgery, and many other factors put older adults at high risk for slips and falls. Wickshire Senior Living Norman in Oklahoma has a fall prevention program to help you detect and prevent hazards. For families that want to keep older adults at home, it’s important to do everything possible to ensure…

meditation for older adults

Benefits of Meditation for Older Adults

Meditation can improve wellness for seniors. In fact, some studies show that meditation for older adults can have anti-aging effects. At Wickshire Senior Living Norman, our wise and well program uses the five dimensions of wellness as a guideline for resident care. Learn more about the many benefits of meditation and the reasons you should try it.…