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Seven Steps For Making a Move To Assisted Living In West Seattle

Posted by Michele Mintzer on Sep 18, 2013 10:30:00 AM
Change is hard. Even change for the better takes some getting used to, and life might not seem better during the transition. If you are contemplating a move to assisted living, you know what I mean. Many of our residents in assisted living at Daystar Retirement Village say they wish they’d made the move sooner. Still, the thought of getting from point A to point B can be overwhelming.
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Tags: West Seattle Senior Living, Assisted Living in West Seattle, downsizing, Process of Retirement Living in West Seattle, Senor Living Advice, Independent Living Choices

Rising Home Prices Create Opportunities For Seniors In West Seattle

Posted by Michele Mintzer on Aug 7, 2013 10:30:00 AM
If the recession and falling home prices stalled your decision to make the move to Daystar Retirement Village or another senior living community, now might be your opportunity to get out from the burden of home ownership—and the uncertainty of volatile housing prices—and make the move to worry-free living. At Daystar we have a comprehensive list of resources to help you make a smooth transition.
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Tags: West Seattle Senior Living, Assisted Living in West Seattle, Process of Retirement Living in West Seattle, Cost of Senior Living Community in West Seattle, Independent Living Choices

Say Goodbye To Winterizing, Yard Work And House Work At Daystar

Posted by Michele Mintzer on Dec 12, 2012 6:30:00 AM
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Tags: West Seattle Senior Living, Assisted Living in West Seattle, Process of Retirement Living in West Seattle, How to Choose a Retirement Community

Beware of Funeral and Cemetery Fraud in Seattle

Posted by Michele Mintzer on Oct 10, 2012 6:30:00 AM
Every once in a while a subject comes up in conversation that we would rather not think about, but is important nonetheless. While the topic of funeral and cemetery fraud is a little scary, it is important to be aware of scams that seniors are subjected to more and more with the increased use of the internet. Becoming an informed consumer is important if we want to protect our assets and avoid making the wrong purchases. Here are a few tips to consider that may protect you from funeral and cemetery fraud:
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Tags: West Seattle Senior Living

Senior Safety – Protect Yourself From Telemarketing Fraud

Posted by Michele Mintzer on Sep 18, 2012 7:28:00 AM
by Michele Mintzer, Community Consultant
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Tags: West Seattle Senior Living, Senior Safety

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

Senior Living in Seattle: Winter Tips for Warmth and Safety

Posted by Michele Mintzer on Nov 23, 2011 9:30:00 AM
by Michele Mintzer – Community Relations
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Tags: West Seattle Senior Living, Healthy Seniors in West Seattle Living

Retirement Community Event: Lunch & Learn

Posted by Michele Mintzer on Nov 11, 2011 9:30:00 AM
On Thursday November 17th, you are invited to join us for a light lunch and learn more about the senior living options available at Daystar.
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Tags: Selecting a Retirement Community, Seattle Retirement Community Events

Retirement Living In Seattle: Helping a Parent Deal with Downsizing

Posted by Michele Mintzer on Sep 13, 2011 9:12:00 AM
Arriving at the decision to move into a retirement community is a significant milestone for seniors—and their adult children. But it’s not the last decision you’ll have to make. Residents who move into our community (and their children) tell us that one of the toughest things they face is moving from a house full of memories (and things) into a new home that’s a fraction of the size. How do you decide what comes and what doesn’t?
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Tags: West Seattle Senior Living

Retirement Community Living: What’s the Essential Process?

Posted by Michele Mintzer on Jul 12, 2011 9:59:00 AM
Michele Mintzer, Community Relations
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Tags: West Seattle Senior Living

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