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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

Cruise Destinations for Seniors in Seattle

Posted by Daystar Retirement Village on Jul 14, 2022 9:00:00 AM
Bill and Betty booked their third cruise of the year with excitement! They were cashing in some rewards points and splurging on a deluxe stateroom with a balcony, perfect for admiring the epic glaciers gently scrolling by as their ship approached the next Alaskan port. They couldn’t wait to take in the midnight sun and add another page to their growing scrapbook of adventures.
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Tags: Senior Living 101, Assisted Living

7 Technologies Seniors Use to Improve Their Lives

Posted by Daystar Retirement Village on Jul 6, 2022 9:00:00 AM
The technology in 2022 is unlike anything many of us experienced in our youth. We’re not The Jetsons yet, but we’re well on our way.  Advances in technology happen quickly and therefore can be intimidating and maybe even a bit scary.  There’s no reason to miss out on the convenience and opportunity of modern technology. Learn to safely and confidently navigate today’s tech-heavy world to take advantage of the benefits of technology for seniors.  
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Tags: Senior Living 101, Things To Do

What Seniors Should and Shouldn't Do on Facebook

Posted by Daystar Retirement Village on Jun 30, 2022 9:00:00 AM
Facebook is a popular and valuable resource for connection, serving millions of users. However, the constant and unfiltered exchange of information can create a minefield of potential risks to note and navigate. Many people feel more comfortable connecting online when they know more about online safety and the platform they are using.
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Tags: Senior Living 101, Assisted Living

Which Travel Destination Fits Your Active Senior Lifestyle?

Posted by Daystar Retirement Village on May 16, 2022 8:00:00 AM
You’ve weathered the worst of the pandemic. Now, your retirement vacation fund is burning a hole in your pocket. It’s time to feel the sun on your skin and take in some new scenery! Many retirees report that travel is an important priority, supporting a thriving travel industry that caters to a wide range of Active seniors' interests and needs. Take advantage of the many varied travel options available to assist seniors in planning the perfect adventure. 
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Tags: Things To Do

Summer Activities for Active Seniors to Enjoy

Posted by Daystar Retirement Village on May 2, 2022 8:00:00 AM
The sun will be out soon so time to find meaningful ways to enjoy it! The approach of the spring and summer seasons is a great invitation to venture out and try new things offered in the area. There are plenty of seasonal activities and events in every region. Our extra-long days and comfortable summer temperatures are perfect for outdoor activities that aren’t available during the cooler months. The limited time availability makes them special and fun.
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Tags: Senior Living 101, Things To Do, Senior Health

Top 9 Physical Activities for Seniors

Posted by Daystar Retirement Village on Apr 15, 2022 8:00:00 AM
Balloon volleyball, anyone? Care for an afternoon stroll? Exercise evolves at every stage of life, and retirement is no exception. Physical activity supports mental health and guards against a host of physical ailments such as heart disease and diabetes. Everyone enters their golden years with different backgrounds, skill levels, and physical limitations, but many older adults search for new ways to stay physically active in retirement.
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Tags: Senior Living 101, Senior Health

Top 10 Questions to Ask on Your Senior Living Tour

Posted by Daystar Retirement Village on Apr 1, 2022 8:00:00 AM
If you’re ready to downsize your responsibilities and increase your opportunities for connection and community, a retirement community is a fantastic option. Not every retirement community is created equally! There is a wide range of quality in every senior living market. It is important to do your research, narrow down your top candidates and take a tour. This will allow you to ask questions and see the community for yourself. At Daystar Retirement Village in West Seattle, WA, way, we relish welcoming new residents to our thriving community. Every new member brings something new and exciting that shapes our community’s vibrant dynamic. We are confident that you’ll agree after your tour!
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7 Ways to Connect with Your Adult Parent

Posted by Daystar Retirement Village on Feb 28, 2022 8:00:00 AM
Adult child and parent relationships change with every season in a family’s life. It’s normal to talk to your parents daily, and it’s normal to have a strained relationship with your adult parent. Many people feel the pull to spend time with their parents and grandparents as they age. Not everyone is sure where to start. We’ve watched lots of families interact over the years and have compiled a list of some of our favorite ideas for spending time with your adult parent.
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Tags: Senior Living 101

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