Daystar Senior Living Blog

One Size Doesn’t Fit All: What Do You Want From Your Seattle Area Retirement Community?

Posted by Michele Mintzer on Apr 26, 2012 9:30:00 AM

When it comes to choosing a retirement community the old adage of “One size doesn’t fit all” really comes into play. People are different, and what they want out of a retirement community differs.

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Topics: Selecting a Retirement Community, How to Choose a Retirement Community

20 Questions You Should Ask When Choosing a Seattle Area Retirement Community: It’s Not a Game

Posted by Michele Mintzer on Apr 17, 2012 9:27:00 AM

You may remember the old game of “Twenty Questions.” When it comes to choosing a retirement community in the Seattle area, asking questions is not a game, because the answers you get can have a significant impact on your lifestyle.  If you’re thinking about entering a retirement community—or choosing one for a family member—you probably have a lot of questions. That’s a good thing! If you’re like a lot of people, however, there are times when the some of the questions you want to ask temporarily slip your mind. And sometimes there are questions you might not think to ask.

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Topics: Selecting a Retirement Community, How to Choose a Retirement Community

7 Things to Look For When Checking Out a Seattle Area Retirement Community

Posted by Michele Mintzer on Apr 11, 2012 9:30:00 AM

If you’re considering a retirement community in the Seattle area for yourself—or for a loved one—there’s no substitute for getting a hands-on-up-close-and-personal look at the communities you’re considering. Gathering online information can be a helpful place to start, and virtual tours can also give you a general feel for a place. But nothing can take the place of actually being in the community.

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Topics: Selecting a Retirement Community

Senior Exercise and Aging in Seattle

Posted by Heather McCallum on Apr 4, 2012 9:16:00 AM

The American College of Sports Medicine projects that by 2030, there will be 70 million people in the United States 65 years of age or older. They also predict that people 85 years and older will be the fastest growing segment of our population. Right now, more than 35 million people in the U.S. are 65 years of age or older.

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Topics: Healthy Seniors, Active Senior Living