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Oakland, California

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Oakland 98-year-old awarded Congressional medal for World War II service
Category: Uncategorized
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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 . . . Read More
Senior Scams & How to Protect Your Older Loved Ones
Category: Uncategorized
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 . . . Read More
Life Care Services Ranked Highest in Customer Satisfaction by J.D. Power
Category: News
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 . . . Read More
Long Term Planning: When To Start And What To Consider
Category: News
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 . . . Read More
Our Favorite Emotional Wellness Apps for Seniors
Category: News
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 . . . Read More
The Benefits of Walkable Neighborhoods: Why Choose a Senior Living Community for Retirement
Category: In the Community, Independent Living
Senior Living Neighborhoods Are the Model of the Future. You have a lot of options when it comes to where you live. In fact, where you make your home is one of the most personal and most important . . . Read More
Will Senior Living Communities Fully Adopt Telehealth Nursing?
Category: Skilled Nursing
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, . . . Read More
How Moving to a Retirement Community Can Help Seniors Feel More Independent
Category: News
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 . . . Read More
Coronavirus Update
Category: News
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 . . . Read More
Early Signs of Dementia: A Checklist for Friends and Family Members
Category: Skilled Nursing, Uncategorized
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 . . . Read More