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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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Dealing with Tough Emotions as Your Parent Ages

Posted by Jim Fuller on Jun 8, 2016 11:30:00 AM
When you are caring for aging parents, you’re dealing with two sets of emotions: yours and your parents’. During this challenging time, emotions can run high. To maintain a relationship – however complicated it may be – you must know how to manage these complex feelings.
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On-Site Health Providers Keep Seniors Healthy and Happy in West Seattle

Posted by Marlene Williams on May 25, 2016 11:30:00 AM
Our goal at Daystar Retirement Village is to help our residents live healthy, happy lives and reduce the need, as far as possible, for medical interventions. Of course we all appreciate our doctors and medical professionals, but the less time spent in waiting rooms, the better.
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Different Levels of Care Ensure Seniors Get the Help They Need in West Seattle

Posted by Jim Fuller on May 18, 2016 11:30:00 AM
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Delicious Meals with Plenty of Choices Help Seniors Stay Healthy in West Seattle

Posted by Jim Fuller on May 11, 2016 11:30:00 AM
Have you ever noticed that it takes about as much time and trouble to cook a nutritious meal for one or two people as it does for four or five?Maybe that’s why so many of our residents say one of the things they enjoy most about Daystar Retirement Village is our restaurant-style dining. No more worrying about what to cookor looking at a sink full of dirty dishes when dinner is over.
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Daystar Residents Enjoy Ideal Location for Enjoying West Seattle and Beyond

Posted by Robyn Huetter on May 4, 2016 11:30:00 AM
It’s hard to choose a favorite time of the year in West Seattle, but May is pretty special. May  flowers are blooming, the air smells sweet and there just seems to be more energy in the air. It’s a great time to be out and about.
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“Can I Trust the Staff?” Daystar Residents Say it Best in West Seattle

Posted by Jim Fuller on Apr 27, 2016 11:30:00 AM
“Can I trust the staff?”
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Learn Coping Strategies at Memory Loss Workshop in West Seattle

Posted by Jim Fuller on Apr 13, 2016 11:30:00 AM
Everyone forgets things from time to time. Temporary memory loss can be caused by a variety of factors, including inattention, stress, tiredness or medication. When memory loss interferes with daily activities, however, it’s important to talk to your doctor to discuss possible causes. Even if it turns out that the memory loss is caused by Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, there are things you or your loved one can do to reduce frustration and maintain independence.
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POLST Ensures End-of-Life Choices for Seniors in West Seattle

Posted by Jim Fuller on Mar 24, 2016 11:30:00 AM
None of us like to think about it, but if something catastrophic happens to you and you cannot make decisions for yourself, someone else will have to make decisions for you. In most cases, that’s a spouse or child. 
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Tags: West Seattle Senior Living, Assisted Living in West Seattle, Healthy Seniors in West Seattle Living, Independent Living Choices, retirement community amenities

Are You Emotionally Prepared for Retirement in West Seattle?

Posted by Jim Fuller on Mar 17, 2016 11:30:00 AM
It’s one thing to be financially prepared for retirement, but it’s another thing to be emotionally ready. People talk a lot about whether they can afford to retire, but there is a lot less said about what life in retirement looks like and whether it will be psychologically satisfying. The emotional or psychological component to retirement is starting to get a little more attention, which is a good thing.  
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