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Marlene Williams

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The Pros and Cons of Seniors Living Alone at Home

Posted by Marlene Williams on Apr 16, 2020 9:07:00 AM
When seniors talk about wanting to stay in their homes as long as possible—or aging in place, as it’s come to be known—the feeling is understandable. Homes are not simply physical structures. They are havens, spaces where people find comfort and rest, and where you have spent years creating memories.
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Celebrating Memorial Day In West Seattle

Posted by Marlene Williams on Mar 9, 2020 9:01:00 AM
Memorial Day is a time to reflect on the sacrifices that America’s military personnel have made to protect this country from foreign aggression. In West Seattle, there are many ways to celebrate the holiday alongside your friends and family. Whether you’re looking to reverently honor veterans and fallen heroes or enjoy the life made possible by their sacrifice, there are numerous Memorial Day events in Seattle to consider.
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Senior Community Living: Differences Between 55+ & Independent Living

Posted by Marlene Williams on Jan 16, 2020 1:21:00 PM
No matter where you are at in life and your unique circumstances, it’s important to have a suitable housing arrangement that accommodates your needs and preferences at that particular stage.
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Understanding Different Levels of Care for Seniors in West Seattle

Posted by Marlene Williams on Dec 5, 2019 11:30:00 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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Who Are Ambassadors at Daystar Retirement Village?

Posted by Marlene Williams on Oct 24, 2019 2:53:44 PM
Moving into a new place can be disorienting for any one. It takes time to find your way around the new environment, become acquainted with how the community operates, and get acclimated to the local culture and routines.
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Depression Is Not a Normal Part of Aging in West Seattle

Posted by Marlene Williams on Sep 26, 2019 11:32:00 AM
Depression is an unsettling condition that can influence every facet of your life in a challenging way. While it is not a natural part of aging, it is common among seniors. As older adults undergo a variety of major life changes, they become more susceptible to depression.
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What Seniors Should and Shouldn't Do on Facebook

Posted by Marlene Williams on Sep 16, 2019 7:58:00 AM
Like many social media platforms, Facebook is a valuable resource for its millions of users. However, the online landscape is also a minefield of potential risks that must be conscientiously navigated.
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Vaccines for Seniors [A Complete Guide]

Posted by Marlene Williams on Aug 26, 2019 11:36:07 AM
  Contrary to popular belief, getting vaccinated is not just for children. Rather, adults over 65 can often benefit most from staying on top of their vaccinations. Vaccinations are just as important for seniors. 
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How to Choose a Retirement Community Near Seattle, WA

Posted by Marlene Williams on Aug 19, 2019 3:57:00 PM
With about 8,000 baby boomers in the United States reaching the age of 65 every day, you or someone you love is almost certainly nearing a stage of life when a retirement community is an appropriate option for maintaining your independence while receiving beneficial support.
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How to Prevent Common Senior Scams

Posted by Marlene Williams on Jun 20, 2019 3:59:08 PM
Seniors are victims of fraud more and more in recent years. Unfortunately, seniors are more susceptible to scams, due to increased likelihood of boredom, expendable income, and dementia; not to mention, seniors who did not grow up with technology are easier to be thrown off their guard in the digital space, where many senior scams take place.
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