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The Most Important Legal Documents for Seniors to Have

Posted by Daystar Retirement Village on Oct 3, 2022 2:34:00 PM
As you plan to grow older, it’s difficult to know just what to expect, what your individual journey will look like, and what unforeseen circumstances you will potentially face in the future. While you can’t mentally and emotionally prepare for everything that may come along, taking a few practical, proactive measures can help you be ready to handle the logistics as smoothly as possible.
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Tags: Senior Finances, Senior Living 101, Caregiver Tips

Is Remodeling or Retirement Community the Best Senior Living Option?

Posted by Daystar Retirement Village on Dec 17, 2019 9:13:00 AM
Seniors who are preparing for retirement are usually faced with a dilemma: is it better to remodel their existing house for aging in place or to move into a retirement community? Many seniors prefer to stay in their home, as leaving home is often one of seniors’ biggest fears, but they may want to consider remodeling in a way that makes aging in place more comfortable for them. On the other hand, they may want to consider what perks and added conveniences they will be missing out on by not moving into a retirement community instead.
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Tags: Senior Finances, Senior Living 101

The Genworth 2018 Cost of Care Survey

Posted by Robyn Huetter on Jun 27, 2019 10:01:24 AM
The Genworth Cost of Care Survey results are in for 2018! Genworth has been a leader in long term care services for over 145 years and has produced the Cost of Care Survey for the past 15 years. The survey is designed to give you the financial big picture when planning for current or future retirement care needs. Within, you can see average costs as well as projected costs for care giving services in each state. We wanted to help you compare those costs with what it would cost for similar and better services at Daystar Retirement Village.
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Tags: Senior Finances

Retirement Community Living in West Seattle: What Can I Afford?

Posted by Daystar Retirement Village on Jun 3, 2019 8:17:00 AM
Originally published in October of 2018; updated and expanded in June of 2019. One of the most commonly asked questions we get is, “What retirement community can I afford in Seattle?” Your exact cost for living in a Seattle retirement community will of course vary depending on if you are going for Independent Living versus Assisted Living, the size and features of your apartment, and any added personal care services.
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Tags: Senior Finances

Financial Planning for Long Term Senior Care

Posted by Daystar Retirement Village 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: Senior Finances

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