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Balance and Low Impact Exercises for Seniors

Posted by Marlene Williams on May 18, 2019 1:07:00 PM
Originally published in June 2013; revised and expanded in May of 2019 Here’s the thing about low impact exercises: they can have high impact results, especially for seniors. At Daystar Retirement Village, we promote an active lifestyle because we know that movement has so many benefits. Researchers have shown that regular exercise can boost memory, metabolism and, of course, mobility.
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Tags: Assisted Living in West Seattle, Active Senior Living, Healthy Seniors in West Seattle Living, retirement community amenities

Financial Planning for Long Term Senior Care

Posted by Marlene Williams on Apr 23, 2019 11:30:00 AM
Finances can be tough to manage in old age when there are so many unknowns. Running out of money is actually on the list of the Top 10 Senior Fears.  Even those who diligently saved can have unexpected expenses. This blog will help you or your loved ones with financial solutions for a variety of situations including:
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Tags: West Seattle Senior Living, Assisted Living in West Seattle, Healthy Seniors in West Seattle Living, Independent Living Choices

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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Tags: Assisted Living in West Seattle, Cost of Senior Living Community in West Seattle, Healthy Seniors in West Seattle Living

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

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

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