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Assisted Living for Couples

Posted by Jim Fuller on Jul 18, 2018 9:31:51 AM
Many couples spend decades as a happily married pair until one or the other faces failing health and their partner becomes overwhelmed by caregiving. Before you encourage your parents to separate due to medical issues take a look at assisted living communities that encourage partners to continue their lives together.
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Tags: elderly parents, Senor Living Advice, Healthy Seniors in West Seattle Living, West Seattle retirement community, retirement community amenities

Can Those Dance Classes Improve Your Health

Posted by Jim Fuller on Jun 26, 2018 12:53:00 PM
Dance classes can be fun and a great way to socialize, but did you know they can actually make you healthier too? That's right; according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) dancing can make a significant improvement in your muscle strength, endurance, and balance. It has many other benefits, too! 
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Tags: Active Senior Living, Healthy Seniors in West Seattle Living, West Seattle retirement community, retirement community amenities

Making the Most of Technology: Staying In Touch With Your Family in Assisted Living

Posted by Jim Fuller on Jun 21, 2018 12:38:00 PM
One of the biggest worries about moving to assisted living is the fear of isolation and not seeing family members as often as you'd like. Luckily today's technology has made this a thing of the past!
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Tags: Seniors and Technology, Senior Education, Senor Living Advice

How to Live in a Senior Community as an Introvert

Posted by Jim Fuller on Jun 12, 2018 12:08:00 PM
One of the biggest attractions of living in a senior community is the social events available. With multiple studies showing how social interaction benefits both mental and physical health many seniors are now enjoying dances, games, dinners, and shows from the comfort of their neighborhood. While this is an excellent solution if you're retired and craving the company of others, how do you live in a senior community if you're an introvert?
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Can Life Insurance Help Pay For Long Term Senior Care?

Posted by Jim Fuller on Jun 8, 2018 11:48:00 AM
When you hear "long-term care" many people assume it refers to medical needs but that's not what the phrase means. Most long-term care is for basic personal needs, which are referred to as Activities of Daily Living (ADL) by medical professionals. ADL means the tasks of everyday living such as:
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Tags: Senior Education, Senior Finances, Retirement Planning in West Seattle

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