older woman receiving care in hospice care center

Is it Time for a Hospice Care Center?

Hospice care provides comfort and support for those in their final days of life. In some situations, it is the best decision for everyone involved. A hospice program is better capable of mitigating pain and suffering during the final stages of an illness. At Wickshire Senior Living Oklahoma City, our hospice care center is readily…

group practicing socialization for older adults

The Importance of Socialization for Older Adults

As the kids move on to build their own families and lives and neighbors leave, it can be hard for older adults to engage in socialization as they did in the past. However, socialization for older adults is critical to both physical and mental health. Creating opportunities for this engagement in our assisted living community…

woman speaking with residents to help ease anxiety in older adults

Easing Anxiety in Older Adults

Many people develop mental health complications as they get older. One of the most common concerns is anxiety. Older adults often face making hard decisions and facing an unknown future. Usually, their previous supportive structures, like family, are no longer available. Because anxiety in older adults is so common and can be debilitating, it is…

benefits of exercise and alzheimer's

The Benefits of Exercise for Alzheimer’s

Providing the brain and body with every tool possible to avoid the worsening of Alzheimer’s is always the goal. There are many ways to do that, especially in a memory care program. However, many people may not realize that exercise and Alzheimer’s can go together, creating benefits and improving quality of life. The key here…

older adults experiencing benefits of the outdoors while walking their dogs

Benefits of the Outdoors for Seniors

As we get older, enjoying a higher quality of life becomes important. It’s also essential to have access to activities and experiences that help shape health and overall wellbeing. When you recognize the benefits of the outdoors, it becomes possible to take full advantage of the opportunities it presents in these areas. How can you…