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Making the Most of Technology: Staying In Touch With Your Family in Assisted Living

Posted by Jim Fuller on Jun 21, 2018 12:38:00 PM
One of the biggest worries about moving to assisted living is the fear of isolation and not seeing family members as often as you'd like. Luckily today's technology has made this a thing of the past!
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Tags: Seniors and Technology, Senior Education, Senor Living Advice

Smart Phone Apps Help Seniors Relax and Sleep in West Seattle

Posted by Jim Fuller on Feb 11, 2016 11:30:00 AM
If you have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep, you aren’t alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control, insufficient sleep is a public health epidemic that leads to a host of other health concerns.
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Tags: West Seattle Senior Living, Assisted Living in West Seattle, Seniors and Technology, Healthy Seniors in West Seattle Living, Independent Living Choices

Going Online Can Boost Mental Health For Seniors In West Seattle

Posted by Vanessa Malo on Jun 9, 2014 9:05:00 AM
We all know the Information Superhighway can be a confusing, distracting road to travel but it can get us where we need to go. Scientists tell us that older Americans who spend time on the Internet are 30 percent less likely to experience depression than those who don’t. It’s an interesting finding, since much of what we read is about the dangers of the Internet. Well, it turns out that the dangers are real, too. Internet scams are a real concern, as is the threat of social isolation if someone goes online to the exclusion of face-to-face meetings.
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Tags: Assisted Living in West Seattle, Seniors and Technology, Senior Education, Healthy Seniors in West Seattle Living, Independent Living Choices, retirement community amenities

Connecting With Grandkids Online At Daystar Retirement Village

Posted by Alan Cranford on Dec 20, 2013 9:30:00 AM
If you became a parent in the 1950s, 60s, or 70s, you probably remember how expensive long distance calls were, and how hard it could be to get your child to say hello to a relative over the phone. Trying to cajole a 3-year-old into saying, “Hi Grandma,” while mentally calculating the cost of the call, made for some stressful conversations.
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Tags: Assisted Living in West Seattle, Seniors and Technology, Independent Living Choices

Connecting With Grandkids Is Easy At West Seattle Assisted Living

Posted by Heather McCallum on Sep 11, 2013 10:30:00 AM
At Daystar Retirement Village in West Seattle, we know how much our residents value their families and the time they spend with their children, grandchildren and even great-grandchildren. We love having residents’ families join us for meals, activities or just for a visit at our beautiful community.
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Tags: Assisted Living in West Seattle, Seniors and Technology, Senor Living Advice

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