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What Level of Senior Living is Right for You or Someone You Love?

Posted by Daystar Retirement Village on Mar 1, 2023 8:00:00 AM
If you or your family has decided to start the senior living search, this is an exciting step forward. Not only can senior living enhance an individual's daily life, but allow them to prioritize passions and health and focus on the things that matter the most to them.
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Why Choose Senior Living in Seattle?

Posted by Daystar Retirement Village on Feb 1, 2023 8:00:00 AM
At Daystar Retirement Village, our mission is simple: enrich lives and build community. Our principles of trust, understanding, dedication, and optimism are just some of the building blocks we utilize every day to create an environment of engagement and compassionate care. 
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What to Look for in a Seattle Senior Living Community

Posted by Daystar Retirement Village on Jan 1, 2023 8:00:00 AM
There are many reasons to consider moving to a senior living community. For example, you or someone you love is looking to downsize to a safer, more manageable space. Or maybe you or someone you love needs daily assistance or wants peace of mind knowing support is available should it be needed.
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3 Assisted Living Facts vs. Fiction

Posted by Daystar Retirement Village on Dec 15, 2022 8:00:00 AM
The population is aging at a rapid rate. According to the World Health Organization, the number of adults over the age of 60 is projected to double by the year 2050! With this increase in the senior population comes the increased need for senior housing and care services.
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Understanding Different Levels of Care in Retirement Communities

Posted by Daystar Retirement Village on Oct 10, 2022 9:00:00 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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Tags: Senior Living 101, Senior Health

Questions to Ask When Preparing to Tour an Assisted Living Community

Posted by Daystar Retirement Village on Oct 7, 2022 8:00:00 AM
If you're considering a move into an assisted living facility, you may already be looking at possible locations that are close to your home or loved ones in Washington State. While being near at hand is a convenient choice for visiting and socializing, make sure you vet each community thoroughly before making your choice. We have compiled the ultimate list of tips and questions to ask during your tour to help you find the perfect Washington assisted living community for your personal situation.
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Independent Living vs. Assisted Living: Which Is Best for You?

Posted by Daystar Retirement Village on Oct 6, 2022 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. Organizations may use different terms to mean the same thing, and the same term to describe different things. A brief rundown on the differences between independent retirement living and assisted living for seniors will help you understand different options while you research.
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Tags: Senior Living 101, Assisted Living

The Most Important Legal Documents for Seniors to Have

Posted by Daystar Retirement Village on Oct 3, 2022 2:34:00 PM
As you plan to grow older, it’s difficult to know just what to expect, what your individual journey will look like, and what unforeseen circumstances you will potentially face in the future. While you can’t mentally and emotionally prepare for everything that may come along, taking a few practical, proactive measures can help you be ready to handle the logistics as smoothly as possible.
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Tags: Senior Finances, Senior Living 101, Caregiver Tips

Best Nature Trails & Parks for Seniors in the Seattle Area

Posted by Daystar Retirement Village on Aug 29, 2022 11:36:35 AM
Strap on your walking or hiking shoes and pack some snacks! It’s time to take a stroll through Seattle’s best senior-friendly parks! Lifelong fitness boosts mental health and reduces the risk of a variety of ailments that frequently appear in older adults. Hiking is an excellent low-impact physical activity for seniors and people of all ages because it can be customized to individual needs and tastes and requires few supplies to get started.
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Tags: Senior Living 101, Things To Do, Senior Health

Life-Long Learning Tips for Seniors in West Seattle

Posted by Daystar Retirement Village on Jul 28, 2022 9:00:00 AM
Have you thought about going back to college? Why not check out the new park in town? Everyone is looking for new things to do in retirement. The benefits of life-long learning are well researched. Learning new skills is the key to staying sharp because it trains our brain to expect to learn in the future. Daystar Village in Federal Way, Washington is happy to offer some of our insights that keep our residents engaged, connected, and enthusiastic lifelong learners. We understand the unique challenges of offering learning options for active seniors as well as seniors with limited mobility. Supporting and empowering this diverse and vibrant group of seniors is our privilege.
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Tags: Senior Living 101, Things To Do, Assisted Living

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