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Decades after his patriotism, an Oakland Army veteran is being honored with a Congressional medal for his military service during World War II. At 98, Harry Lew is one of just 300 or so surviving Chinese American veterans of the war. Last year, Congress awarded the Congressional Gold Medal to the roughly 20,000 Chinese Americans […]

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Senior Scams & How to Protect Your Older Loved Ones

Millions of older adults fall victim to scams each year, losing substantial amounts of money they need for their retirement. In fact, scammers often target seniors in financial scams, because they expect older adults to have significant savings in their bank accounts. If your senior loved one becomes a victim of fraud, it can leave […]

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It’s a Proud Time to Live at Lake Park. Our management company, Life Care Services®, an LCS® Company, ranked highest in customer satisfaction with independent living senior living communities two years in a row — and we have you to thank for it. This award demonstrates that residents and their families are receiving the care […]

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When it comes to making a long-term plan for how and where to live as we age, you’d be hard pressed to find many who don’t see the value in thinking through such an important issue. But according to a survey from The Conversation Project, while ninety percent of Americans say that talking to loved ones […]

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Most of us appreciate the importance of physical wellness both now and as we age. Intellectual wellness too has garnered more attention as we learn about the effects aging can have on our cognitive functions. But what many of us never consider is our emotional wellness and our ability to reduce anxiety, boost happiness, and […]

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A lot of smart people have been searching for ways to make top-quality medical care more accessible, have lower costs, reduce hospitalizations and ease the strain on the healthcare system. Now, thanks to telehealth, it’s virtually possible. For senior living communities or seniors who are living in their own homes, especially in rural areas, there are many […]

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We don’t fear the unknown; what we fear is losing the known. If you’re like most seniors, you want to retain as much freedom and self-direction as you can. You already know what you like and how you want to live. To many older adults, maintaining independence is their number one priority. While you may […]

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Coronavirus Update

To The Lake Park Retirement Community, The health and safety of residents living in our community is our top priority, and we are closely monitoring the ongoing situation regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19). We understand that COVID-19 is on everyone’s mind, and we want to be communicative and transparent in the steps Lake Park is taking […]

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Dementia affects more than 50 million people around the world, with 10 million new cases registered every year, according to the World Health Organization. It’s a disease that causes a mental decline in memory, thinking, reasoning and an individual’s ability to perform daily living activities. Here are 10 signs that you may notice early in dementia’s […]

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