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Welcome to The Blog at The Knolls where you will find the latest information on senior living trends.

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Benefits of Assisted Living Communities

As our loved ones age, it is only natural for daily tasks such as bathing, dressing, or maintaining the home to become more difficult. And, as their need for assistance and care increases, staying in their home may no longer be a sustainable or safe option.
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The Vital Role of Social Workers in Senior Living Communities

A social worker in a senior living community is a professional who specializes in providing support, assistance, and advocacy for older adults. They are often the unsung heroes who work tirelessly behind the scenes to provide vital care and compassion to residents. Some of the key
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2023 TKO Inductee into the Ohio Senior Citizens Hall of Fame – Kathyrn McGrew

Kathryn B. McGrew is an impressive woman.  Miami University Professor Emerita of Sociology and Gerontology, Dr. McGrew has spent her career researching and teaching others about our aging population, elderly services, long term care policies, caregiving, and support networks, but that is only the beginning.  When
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Benefits of Social Media for Older Adults

Often thought of as a tool only used by younger generations, social media has recently become increasingly popular amongst older adults. According to Pew Research Center, 61% of adults ages 65 and older now own a smartphone, and 45% of those older adults with a smartphone
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The Importance of Involvement

Social involvement is important at any age, especially for older adults. Having an active role in the community adds purpose and meaning to their lives while also providing opportunities to build lasting friendships. Residents of The Knolls of Oxford are encouraged to be as involved in
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Assisted Living vs. Private Duty Care: How to Make the Most of your Money

There comes a time during the aging process where normal daily activities become more difficult and require more assistance. This often requires older adults and their families to make a decision about where they should be living and how to receive the appropriate care. However, many
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Importance of Hydration in Older Adults

Staying hydrated is an essential part of healthy aging, especially for those 65 and older. As we age, our risk of becoming dehydrated increases for a number of reasons. Foremost, our ability to conserve water decreases with age making it more difficult to stay properly hydrated.
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Downsizing Guide for Seniors

It’s common for seniors in their sixties to consider downsizing to a smaller home or moving to a senior living community. In fact, 51% of retirees over the age of 50 move into smaller homes. However, this decision can be a difficult one. Many older adults
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