Daystar Senior Living Blog

“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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Topics: Healthy Seniors in West Seattle, West Seattle Assisted Living, Senior Living Advice, Senior Caregiver Resources, West Seattle Independent Living

5 Things to do Before Filing a Claim for Long-Term Care Benefits

Posted by Jim Fuller on Apr 20, 2016 11:30:00 AM

If you or a loved one needs long-term care and you have a long-term care insurance policy, that’s fortunate. Unfortunately, filing a claim for long-term care benefits can be both frustrating and time-consuming. Every long-term care insurance policy is different and it’s crucial that you understand exactly what your policy covers and what documentation you need to file a claim.

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Topics: Healthy Seniors in West Seattle, West Seattle Assisted Living, Senior Living Advice, Senior Caregiver Resources, West Seattle Independent Living

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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Topics: Healthy Seniors in West Seattle, West Seattle Assisted Living, Senior Living Advice, Senior Caregiver Resources, West Seattle Independent Living

Daystar Hosts Antique Appraisal Event April 16 in West Seattle

Posted by Jim Fuller on Apr 6, 2016 11:30:00 AM

If you enjoy the PBS program “Antiques Roadshow,” you’re in luck! Daystar Retirement Village is hosting our very own Antique Appraisal Event on Saturday, April 16.

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Topics: Healthy Seniors in West Seattle, West Seattle Assisted Living, Senior Living Advice, Senior Caregiver Resources, West Seattle Independent Living

“Nine To Ninety” Tackles Big Questions About Elder Care

Posted by Jim Fuller on Feb 18, 2016 11:30:00 AM

If you haven’t seen it already, I want to recommend a new PBS documentary titled “Nine to Ninety.” It’s only 30 minutes long, but it’s a powerful story about love and loss and aging with dignity and self-awareness.

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Topics: Retirement Living Options, Healthy Seniors in West Seattle, West Seattle Assisted Living, Senior Living Advice, Senior Caregiver Resources, West Seattle Independent Living, Education in Retirement Living