Text Size:
Decrease font size Increase font size
Pay Rent
See Availability
(206) 937-6122

Daystar Senior Living Blog

Daystar Retirement Village

Recent Posts

4 Ways Senior Living Boosts Mental Health

Posted by Daystar Retirement Village on Oct 20, 2021 1:22:14 PM
With the onset of the sunset, years comes the fears of aging, including concerns over declining physical health and mental well-being. You may find yourself trying to figure out how to cope with aging and dealing with feeling retired and depressed. There are many aspects of senior life that can negatively impact your mental health such as isolation, loneliness, medication, restricted mobility, and a lack of independence. Your life may have changed greatly from how it was when you were younger, and these changes can take a toll on your mental health.
Read More

Tags: Senior Living 101, Senior Health

Which Indoor Plants Fit Your Senior Lifestyle?

Posted by Daystar Retirement Village on Oct 6, 2021 8:00:00 AM
No matter which type of senior housing you live in or are considering moving into, small indoor plants give you a way to decorate your space and connect with nature while you’re indoors. It’s important to have a space you can call your own, especially when you have lost some of your independence during the aging process. So, think of small ways to decorate and fill your space with colors and items that make you happy, such as living plants.
Read More

Tags: Senior Living 101, Senior Health

Dementia & Your Parent: What You Need To Do Before It's Too Late

Posted by Daystar Retirement Village on Sep 23, 2021 5:00:00 PM
As your parent ages, it’s good to check for signs of dementia. While certain changes in your parent could be related to normal aging, it’s possible that some of them are experiencing early signs of dementia. Discovering dementia in its early phases helps you be proactive before the dementia gets worse.
Read More

Tags: Senior Living 101, Senior Health

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.
Read More

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.
Read More

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.
Read More

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.
Read More

Tags: Senior Living 101, Caregiver Tips, Senior Health

Chronic Pain Issue? 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.
Read More

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.
Read More

Tags: Senior Health

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

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.
Read More

Tags: Senior Living 101, Senior Health

Subscribe to Email Updates

Recent Posts