As your parent grows older, it’s difficult to know just what to expect, what their 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.
Cab·in Fe·ver noun Irritability, lethargy, low moods, and similar symptoms resulting from long confinement or isolation indoors during the winter. When the weather turns cold in these winter months, many people often find themselves experiencing a 'grey' feeling. Others find this time ample for reflection. Put all of that energy to good use and consider creating a place to record what you’re thankful for on a daily basis.
Despite the additional precautionary measures Daystar staff and residents are taking for their health and safety, retirement campus life hasn't come to a complete standstill! We like to have fun while keeping it safe, and so do our residents. Here's just a bit of what we've been up to lately...
Trying to find caregiver or service provider is a challenging task. Whether it’s for you or a loved, you want to make sure you find a professional who not only has the skills to meet your needs but also a complementary temperate and personality.
If your parent is ready to move into an assisted living facility, you may already be looking at possible locations that are close to your home in Washington State. While being near at hand is a convenient choice for visiting and socializing, make sure you investigate each community thoroughly before making your choice. We have compiled the ultimate list of tips, tricks, and questions to ask during your tour to make this transition easier for you and your loved one.
With many retirement communities in the Seattle area still monitoring and, in some cases, restricting the presence of visitors on campus because of COVID-19, families continue relying on technology to stay connected.
The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been challenging for all demographics. For seniors in the West Seattle area, however, the detrimental impact is twofold in that this demographic is particularly at-risk of the virus, as well as the self-isolation begat by the statewide Stay Home, Stay Healthy order.