Post Hospitalization

It Takes a Village Come “home” after your hospital visit By the Arbor Village staff Nursing homes today offer so many more services than they have in years past—all kinds of physical, occupational, and speech therapy; gyms and exercise classes; social activities from one-on-one confidences to gala events; beauty salons; restorative nursing; respite care; and,... Read More

Heart Disease

It Takes a Village Preventing Heart Disease By the staff at Arbor Village Do you know what the leading cause of death is for both men and women? Heart disease. The number one culprit for causing hearse disease? Smoking. Tobacco smoke has nearly 5,000 chemicals in it, many of which can damage your heart and... Read More

When is it time to take the keys away?

It Takes a Village Talk it over: When elders can no longer drive safely By Beth Chapman, Administrator, Arbor Village Americans value their freedom above all else. Maybe that’s one reason why it’s so difficult to bring ourselves to tell parents they are no longer safe on the road. While most of us likely imagine... Read More

Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke

It Takes a Village Be alert to signs of heat exhaustion, stroke in the elderly By Beth Chapman, Administrator, Arbor Village The official start of summer will be June 21, but the summer heat has been going strong for some time in Oklahoma. As summer begins and the temperatures reach well above 90 degrees, the... Read More