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Be Sure to Steer Clear of These 7 Latest Senior Scams

Posted by Daystar Retirement Village on Sep 9, 2021 8:00:00 AM
If you’ve ever believed a scam, you’re not alone. Scammers are smart in their approach. They often mimic real government agencies or corporations, and they tend to play on fear to keep you from thinking straight. It’s not your fault if you believe them, but it’s good to be aware of them. Awareness helps you be ready, so you’re less likely to fall for the next scam.
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Tags: Senior Living 101, Senior Health

Doctor Recommended Anxiety Coping Strategies for Seniors

Posted by Daystar Retirement Village on Aug 26, 2021 9:30:00 AM
Isolation, lack of social support, health concerns, and other factors may contribute to feelings of anxiety in seniors. Although this feeling is normal, this is not something to keep secretive or should be handled on your own. It’s good to recognize and acknowledge anxiety, then find healthy ways to cope with that anxiety.
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Tags: Senior Living 101, Caregiver Tips, Senior Health

How You Can Help Your Senior Loved-One Cope with Grief

Posted by Daystar Retirement Village on Aug 13, 2021 11:02:39 AM
Grief may become a more common part of life as a person gets older, especially since they are more likely to lose aging friends, family members, and even a spouse in time. But that doesn’t make the transition of losing someone any easier. If anything, it may mean your senior loved one could use some extra support managing the difficulties of grief.
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Tags: Senior Living 101, Caregiver Tips, Senior Health

4 Retirement Gift Ideas for Your Senior Friends

Posted by Daystar Retirement Village on Aug 5, 2021 8:30:00 AM
Adventure awaits as retirement looms on the horizon. Whether you are contemplating your own future or that of a loved one, Daystar Retirement Village staff can help you with the unknown. Our staff has decades of experience working closely with seniors in Seattle. We can help explore retirement options that include everything from 55+ apartments and independent living, assisted living, critical care, and respite care to find a solution that is right for you or your loved one. Your future looks bright as our staff can help find a senior community that caters to all your interests, personal needs, healthcare (mental and physical), and physical limitations.
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Tags: Senior Living 101, Caregiver Tips, Senior Health

Chronic Pain Problem? 4 Strategies for Managing Chronic Pain for Seniors

Posted by Daystar Retirement Village on Jul 29, 2021 8:00:00 AM
Depending on the source, research indicates that anywhere from 25% to over 80% of seniors experience chronic pain. Many conditions common with aging cause pain and inflammation, limiting mobility and affecting the long-term quality of life. Yet there are many safe and effective ways to manage chronic pain in older adults. These methods are all most effective when applied through the cooperation of the senior, their caretakers, and any doctors involved.
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Tags: Senior Living 101, Caregiver Tips, Senior Health

Seniors in Seattle: How Can I Treat Skin Bruising?

Posted by Daystar Retirement Village on Jul 22, 2021 11:53:49 AM
When you were younger, you probably only noticed a bruise when you hit your body part hard against something. But as you get older, you probably notice bruises coming on more easily. Maybe a significant bruise forms from a gentle bump, or you may not even realize how some bruises come to be. This is a normal and common experience, as bruising happens more easily as we age.
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Tags: Senior Health

Seniors Well-Being in 2021: How to Manage Senior Health Issues During This Time

Posted by Daystar Retirement Village on Jun 16, 2021 8:34:07 AM
It’s never a bad time to refocus on your overall health and well-being, and this can be even more true for seniors. For example, maybe there are areas in your life you feel you or your loved one have neglected and it’s time to start fresh with healthy practices and habits. What are recommendations for seniors regarding healthcare during this time? Here are some tips for managing numerous aspects of senior health and wellness for seniors in the Seattle area.
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Tags: Senior Living 101, Senior Health

Medication Management Tips for Your Seniors in West Seattle

Posted by Daystar Retirement Village on Jun 8, 2021 12:06:25 PM
Most seniors take some type of medication to assist with symptoms of a medical condition or a temporary illness. They can make life better and improve your health and wellness. Yet with this form of treatment comes medication management. This is an important step for helping you or your loved one achieve the best quality of life.
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Tags: Senior Living 101, Caregiver Tips, Senior Health

Different Levels of Care for Seniors: Are You Getting the Help You Need?

Posted by Daystar Retirement Village on Jun 7, 2021 1:52:51 PM
As you age, your personal needs change in response to your mental, emotional and physical health. When looking for a retirement community in Seattle, it’s important to find a community that is equipped to meet those needs with an appropriate level of care.
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Tags: Senior Living 101, Senior Health

Daystar Senior Retirement Wins National Quality Award

Posted by Daystar Retirement Village on Jun 7, 2021 9:01:05 AM
Daystar has recently been awarded the Bronze National Quality Award for Assisted Living. This award is given by the American Health Care Association and is based on the Baldridge Excellence Framework. Daystar is honored to have achieved this level and will continue to strive for the next level each year. A huge thank you to all our dedicated staff and our residents who make it easy to receive this award. We are all in this together!
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Tags: Senior Health, Assisted Living

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