World Osteoporosis Day

World Osteoporosis Day

On October 20th each year, World Osteoporosis Day raises awareness for millions of older adults who suffer from this debilitating condition. By recognizing WOD, the staff at Wickshire Senior Living Norman commit to doing everything possible to prevent osteoporosis from negatively impacting the lives of residents. Our physical therapy program includes exercises and education to help prevent…

yoga for older adults

Yoga Stretches for Older Adults

There are many benefits to engaging in yoga, both for spiritual and physical health improvements. However, learning how to do it isn’t always that easy. Yoga for older adults can be beneficial to health and a lot of fun when done well. That’s why it is one of the recreational program options we offer at…

older adult practicing yoga for chronic pain management

Benefits of Chronic Pain Management

Chronic pain occurs when there’s damage to the nerves in a specific area of the body. Those nerves continue to send pain signals to the brain even though there isn’t immediate damage or risk to the area itself. It’s debilitating and frustrating to manage for many people. Yet, effective chronic pain management is an option…