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Five Senior Friendly Spring Activities in Seattle

Posted by Jim Fuller on Feb 28, 2019 12:07:00 PM
There's no place quite as glorious as Seattle in spring! If you're waiting impatiently for winter to end it's the perfect time to make plans for the warmer weather. Here are five senior friendly spring activities you can enjoy in and around Seattle, so start planning your next adventure now!
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Tags: West Seattle Senior Living, Senor Living Advice, Active Senior Living

What to Do With Your Belongings When Moving to a Senior Community

Posted by Jim Fuller on Feb 12, 2019 9:14:00 AM
If you've made the decision to move to a senior community you may be feeling a bit overwhelmed as you prepare to move. You're probably downsizing from a larger home to an apartment, and it's hard to figure out what to do with decades of belongings. Here's a battle plan to help you through this challenge and make your move more enjoyable.
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Tags: West Seattle Senior Living, Senor Living Advice, Active Senior Living

Certified Aging in Place Remodel or Assisted Living - A Comparison

Posted by Jim Fuller on Feb 4, 2019 7:44:00 AM
If you're wondering whether you should remodel your home to make it more senior friendly and safe or to move to an assisted living campus you may be getting confused as to which option is the best. The truth of the matter is everyone's situation is different and you should weigh the pros and cons of each before making your decision. Here's a look at three key areas you should examine before you decide.
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Tags: West Seattle Senior Living, Senor Living Advice, Active Senior Living

Solo Activities for Seniors, Rain or Shine

Posted by Jim Fuller on Jan 28, 2019 3:01:00 PM
While socializing is an important part of life it's easy to forget that alone time is just as important. Being alone doesn't necessarily mean you're lonely and bored; it can be a fulfilling and productive time. Here are some activities you can do solo whether it's raining or sunny outside.
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Tags: West Seattle Senior Living, Senor Living Advice, Active Senior Living

How to Decide if Independent Living in a Community is Right for You

Posted by Jim Fuller on Nov 29, 2018 11:38:00 AM
If you're like most people you've looked forward to retirement for a long time. Now that it's getting close or arrived though, you may begin to wonder just how you want to spend it. Independent living in a community is one option, so here's some help in deciding if it's a viable option for your lifestyle.
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Tags: West Seattle Senior Living, Selecting a Retirement Community, West Seattle Senior Retirement Options, Senor Living Advice, How to Choose a Retirement Community, Retirement Planning in West Seattle, West Seattle retirement community, Independent Living Choices, finding a retirement community

Great Recipes to Promote a Healthy Heart for Your Favorite West Seattle Senior

Posted by Jim Fuller on Mar 27, 2017 7:59:00 AM
Keeping your heart healthy is essential to live a full, productive life, especially as one gets older. One way to fight heart disease is by eating the right foods and avoiding the wrong ones. Here are a few suggestions of recipes that are good for the heart (and the taste buds).
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Working out Can Help with Alzheimer's Risk

Posted by Jim Fuller on Mar 14, 2017 9:03:00 AM
Did you know exercise can reduce your chances of getting Alzheimer's? Recent studies by the Cleveland clinic have shown just that: there's a direct connection between regular workouts and brain activity, and even the size of the brain area called the hippocampus, which shrinks from the disease, is normalized when you work out regularly.
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Independent Living VS. Assisted Living: Which is Best for You?

Posted by Robyn Huetter on Mar 1, 2017 10:00:00 AM
  If you're ready to consider a change in your retirement lifestyle you might be getting confused by the options available. For most seniors the most perplexing is figuring out the difference between assisted living and independent living. To add to the confusion is the way some communities advertise their campus, so here's a brief rundown on the differences:    
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Tags: Assisted Living in West Seattle, Process of Retirement Living in West Seattle, West Seattle Senior Retirement Options, Senor Living Advice, Retirement Planning in West Seattle, West Seattle retirement community, West Seattle retirement homes, Independent Living Choices

The Importance of Bathroom Handrails for Seniors

Posted by Melodee Morris on Jul 12, 2016 6:00:00 AM
Are your parents safe in their own home?
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Tags: West Seattle Senior Living, Senor Living Advice, retirement community amenities

Baby Steps are Key To Helping Seniors Create Good Habits in West Seattle

Posted by Wendy McGee on Jan 7, 2015 11:30:00 AM
Get more exercise, floss, take medications as scheduled, call Mom every day. Even if we have foresworn New Year’s Resolutions as a losing proposition, most of us have one or two things in our life that we’d like to do differently.
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Tags: West Seattle Senior Living, Assisted Living in West Seattle, Senor Living Advice, Healthy Seniors in West Seattle Living, Independent Living Choices

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