world osteoporosis day

World Osteoporosis Day

World Osteoporosis Day occurs every year on October 20th. Organizers of the event raise osteoporosis awareness in an effort to prevent older adults from developing this debilitating disease. At Wickshire Senior Living Oklahoma City, we have a number of programs that can assist residents living with osteoporosis in strengthening their bones and muscles. As part…

how to prevent arthritis

How to Prevent Arthritis

Many older adults develop a painful condition called arthritis in their joints. It’s essential to understand how to prevent arthritis with lifestyle choices. In addition, managing arthritis can prevent debilitating pain and discomfort associated with the disorder. At Wickshire Senior Living Oklahoma City, we offer occupational and physical therapy, both of which can alleviate the symptoms…

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Easy Workout Routine for Older Adults

As a person gets older, their mobility, strength, and flexibility seem to wane. Many find it harder to get moving in the morning and experience aches and pains long into the evening. It may be beneficial to invest in a workout routine for older adults. Doing so may help reduce these uncomfortable moments and give…

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The Benefits of Pain Management

Many people struggle with chronic pain, which may come from a previous injury or an illness. Often, the pain limits day-to-day functions and reduces the overall quality of life. It’s hard to go without medication in some cases. The key to improving outcomes is to have proper pain management practices in place. That may include…