Daystar Senior Living Blog

How Can I Check on My Loved One?

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

It’s ironic how life turns things around as people age. Where once parents worried about their kids, who they were with and what they were doing, now the adult children face concern about their aging family members. Are they taking their medication as prescribed? Are they careful when they go shopping? Did they make it to the doctor appointment?

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Topics: Retirement Living Options, senior housing/homes

5 Questions to Ask About Staff at an Assisted Living Home

Posted by Jim Fuller on Jul 26, 2016 6:00:00 AM

If your parent is ready to move into an assisted living facility, you may already be looking at possible locations that are close to home. While being near at hand is a convenient choice for visiting and socializing, make sure you investigate each facility thoroughly before making your choice. While a lovely apartment, tons of activities and beautiful grounds certainly can sway your opinion between one assisted living community and another, make sure you also check out all aspects of a potential home. One of the most important parts of the due diligence you’ll do is on the staff who will take care of your parent, yet this is often overlooked. Here are five things to check about staff at an assisted living facility.

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Topics: Retirement Living Options, senior housing/homes

On-Site Health Providers Keep Seniors Healthy and Happy in West Seattle

Posted by Jim Fuller 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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Topics: Retirement Living Options, Federal Way Independent Living, Federal Way Assisted 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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Topics: Retirement Living Options, Senior Living Advice, Senior Caregiver Resources, Federal Way Independent Living, Federal Way Assisted Living

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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Topics: Retirement Living Options, Senior Living Advice, Senior Caregiver Resources, Federal Way Independent Living, Federal Way Assisted Living