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The 7 Best Dog Breeds for Seniors

Posted by Robyn Huetter on Dec 29, 2019 11:54:00 AM
Dogs make good companions for people in all stages of life, as they provide numerous emotional and health benefits to their owners, regardless of age.
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Tags: Senior Health

Is Remodeling or Retirement Community the Best Senior Living Option?

Posted by Daystar Retirement Village on Dec 17, 2019 9:13:00 AM
Seniors who are preparing for retirement are usually faced with a dilemma: is it better to remodel their existing house for aging in place or to move into a retirement community? Many seniors prefer to stay in their home, as leaving home is often one of seniors’ biggest fears, but they may want to consider remodeling in a way that makes aging in place more comfortable for them. On the other hand, they may want to consider what perks and added conveniences they will be missing out on by not moving into a retirement community instead.
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Tags: Senior Finances, Senior Living 101

Understanding Different Levels of Care for Seniors in West Seattle

Posted by Marlene Williams on Dec 5, 2019 11:30:00 AM
There comes a time when you know – either intrinsically or based on a recommendation from a healthcare provider – that your current housing situation is no longer fulfilling or supporting your physical, emotional, mental, and social needs.
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6 Reasons to Retire in West Seattle

Posted by Robyn Huetter on Nov 21, 2019 9:32:00 AM
If the time for your retirement is approaching, you are facing one very important and life-changing decision: Where will I retire? Proximity to family generally tops the list of determining factors for many retirees, but there are other things to consider as well when planning for your future. Ideally, the place you choose to live in retirement will possess a favorable climate, an abundance of human services, reasonable cost of living, cultural and recreational resources, and other benefits.
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Who Are Ambassadors at Daystar Retirement Village?

Posted by Marlene Williams on Oct 24, 2019 2:53:44 PM
Moving into a new place can be disorienting for any one. It takes time to find your way around the new environment, become acquainted with how the community operates, and get acclimated to the local culture and routines.
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Depression Is Not a Normal Part of Aging in West Seattle

Posted by Marlene Williams on Sep 26, 2019 11:32:00 AM
Depression is an unsettling condition that can influence every facet of your life in a challenging way. While it is not a natural part of aging, it is common among seniors. As older adults undergo a variety of major life changes, they become more susceptible to depression.
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What Seniors Should and Shouldn't Do on Facebook

Posted by Marlene Williams on Sep 16, 2019 7:58:00 AM
Like many social media platforms, Facebook is a valuable resource for its millions of users. However, the online landscape is also a minefield of potential risks that must be conscientiously navigated.
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Independent Living VS. Assisted Living: Which Is Best for You?

Posted by Robyn Huetter on Sep 5, 2019 9:58:00 AM
  If you're ready to consider a change in your retirement lifestyle you might be getting confused by the options available. For most seniors the most perplexing is figuring out the difference between different levels of senior care. To add to the confusion is the way some communities advertise their campus, so here's a brief rundown on the differences:    
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Vaccines for Seniors [A Complete Guide]

Posted by Marlene Williams on Aug 26, 2019 11:36:07 AM
Contrary to popular belief, getting vaccinated is not just for children. Rather, adults over 65 can often benefit most from staying on top of their vaccinations. Vaccinations are just as important for seniors. 
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How to Choose a Retirement Community Near Seattle, WA

Posted by Marlene Williams on Aug 19, 2019 3:57:00 PM
With about 8,000 baby boomers in the United States reaching the age of 65 every day, you or someone you love is almost certainly nearing a stage of life when a retirement community is an appropriate option for maintaining your independence while receiving beneficial support.
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