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How to Overcome Caregiver Guilt & Reduce Stress When Caring for Aging Parents

Posted by Robyn Huetter on Mar 13, 2019 3:02:00 PM
As you care for a senior family member, you may begin to notice you don’t feel as energetic as you once did. The added work and stress of caring for aging parents and even spouses begins to take a toll on you. As a caregiver, you may be trying to manage two households and deal with your loved ones’ issues while neglecting your own needs. Taking care of yourself may seem like a luxury, but in reality, it’s essential that you implement self care so that you can be at your best as you continue caring for your loved one.
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Tags: Assisted Living in West Seattle, Healthy Seniors in West Seattle Living, finding a retirement community

Monitor Elder Finances To Protect Against Fraud In West Seattle

Posted by Robyn Huetter on Oct 9, 2018 11:28:00 AM
Making decisions about money can befuddle the best of us, but when age-related cognitive decline enters the picture, the situation can quickly become dire.
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Tags: West Seattle Senior Living, Assisted Living in West Seattle, Senior Finances, Healthy Seniors in West Seattle Living, Independent Living Choices

Musicians and Senior Living

Posted by Jim Fuller on Jul 23, 2018 9:32:00 AM
If you're a musician or would like to learn to play an instrument you may be wondering if assisted living is the right choice for your lifestyle. You may be surprised to learn there are many ways playing an instrument can help not just you but your neighbors, too!
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Tags: Active Senior Living, Healthy Seniors in West Seattle Living, West Seattle retirement community, retirement community amenities

How to Identify and Reduce Caregiver Stress: FAQ Explored

Posted by Jim Fuller on Jul 19, 2016 6:00:00 AM
Caring for a family member is a wonderful act of love, but it can also take a toll on your own mental and physical health. Caregiver stress is a real problem for many, but it can be difficult to recognize and treat. Here are some commonly asked questions about caregiving stress.
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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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Tags: West Seattle Senior Living, Assisted Living in West Seattle, Healthy Seniors in West Seattle Living, Independent Living Choices

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

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