Daystar Senior Living Blog

7 Summer Activities Seniors Enjoy

Posted by Jim Fuller on Jun 15, 2016 11:30:00 AM

Summer is a time for outdoor fun and more relaxing activities. Many seniors feel left out of family planning, however, because they are no longer able to do the things they once enjoyed. It doesn’t have to be that way if you plan ahead. Make the most of your time together by choosing fun summertime activities your elderly loved ones can also participate in.

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Topics: Assisted Living in West Seattle, Active Senior Living, Independent Living Choices

What Does Good Post-Surgery Care Look Like For Seniors In West Seattle?

Posted by Jim Fuller on Apr 2, 2015 11:30:00 AM

What does good post-surgery care look like?

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Topics: West Seattle Senior Living, Assisted Living in West Seattle, Levels of Care, Senor Living Advice, Active Senior Living, Healthy Seniors in West Seattle Living, Independent Living Choices

Pets Are Good Companions For Seniors In West Seattle

Posted by Wendy McGee on Sep 25, 2014 10:00:00 AM

If you stop by Daystar Retirement Village on Friday afternoons, you’re likely to be treated to the heart-warming sight of people and pets thoroughly enjoying each other’s company.

Our friend Suzanne comes to Daystar on Wednesdays at 1 p.m. to share the love with residents who share her love of animals.

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Topics: West Seattle Senior Living, Assisted Living in West Seattle, Active Senior Living, Healthy Seniors in West Seattle Living, Independent Living Choices

12 Reasons For Seniors To Exercise In West Seattle

Posted by Heather McCallum on Jul 17, 2014 11:30:00 AM

Many of us grew up with the idea that exercise was work, and not very fun work, at that. Remember gym class when everyone had to line up and do jumping jacks and other calisthenics that seemed both pointless and humiliating? At some point in the semester someone was going to write down how many sit-ups you did, how fast you ran and whether you managed to find the strength for that one measly pull up. 

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Topics: West Seattle Senior Living, Assisted Living in West Seattle, Active Senior Living, Healthy Seniors in West Seattle Living, Independent Living Choices

Walking Solutions For Seniors In West Seattle

Posted by Ed Carr RN on Dec 26, 2013 10:30:00 AM

With the Winter Solstice past us, the days will eventually be getting longer and warmer, but for now it’s still cold and dark. It’s tempting to hibernate, but getting outside for a walk might be just what you need to brighten your mood and boost your energy.

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Topics: Assisted Living in West Seattle, Active Senior Living, Healthy Seniors in West Seattle Living, Independent Living Choices