Oakmont of Santa Clarita hosted the Santa Clarita Artists Association’s Spring Fling Art Show for residents and their families on Saturday.Art made from different media, including canvasses, watercolor, jewelry and sculpture, were all on display inside Oakmont’s lobby, which was cleared of most of the furniture for the art show. Oakmont residents and guests [...]
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In the United States, more than five million people are afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease. Because of this, the Alzheimer’s Association holds multiple fundraising opportunities each year, which help support Alzheimer’s research, care, advocacy and awareness efforts. June 21, 2019, the summer solstice, is the longest day of the year. On this day, the [...]
From June 8-9, 20 artists from Santa Clarita Artists Association will exhibit at the Oakmont Senior Living lobby and courtyard. Gourmet appetizers, pastries and drinks will be served from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. This fun event, featuring original fineart in a variety of media, along with live musical entertainment, is free to art [...]
Staff from the luxury senior living community Oakmont of Santa Clarita hosted a Mother’s Day brunch complete with musical entertainment for their senior residents and family members over the weekend. More than 80 family members attended the brunch, which featured a variety of menu items prepared by the community’s award-winning culinary team, according to [...]
Beyond the barbeque and sunshine that accompanies a typical Memorial Day celebration, the holiday carries a special significance for many of today’s seniors and Americans overall. It may bring back memories of loved ones lost while serving in the U.S. Military, or a senior’s own time spent serving our country.Below are ways we can [...]
“Every day there’s a change at Oakmont of Valencia,” said Margie Veis. “In the last two weeks our focus really has been on getting those models set up, because our next really big event is going to be our model grand opening.”While the date for the model grand opening has not yet been determined, [...]
April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month. Parkinson’s disease is a progressive nervous system disorder that is caused by loss of nerve cells in the brain which leads to a reduction of a chemical called Dopamine. Symptoms may include trembling of the limbs, stiffness, poor balance and coordination, slow movement, speech difficulties and in some cases [...]
Springtime is upon us! Below are several ways that you can celebrate the season with your senior loved one.Spend time outdoors. The sunshine is returning and that means we have ample opportunity to get outside and enjoy nature. Plan a walk with your loved one at a local community park, or for those who [...]
Alzheimer’s disease strikes pain and division in many families, without always giving loved ones a break to cope. But when it comes to bringing the family together to reconnect with a loved one who has the disease, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, or AFA, released several steps for how to reconnect and strengthen connections, [...]
Valentine’s Day can be a difficult holiday for seniors who have lost a spouse or for those who have a loved one that has been diagnosed with a memory-related disease. To address potential feelings of loneliness, here are a few suggestions to encourage social interaction.Visit or schedule a FaceTime call with your loved one. [...]