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Dealing With Grief During the Holidays In West Seattle

Posted by Wendy McGee on Nov 26, 2014 11:30:00 AM
For many of us the holidays are a mixed bag, emotionally speaking. For as much as we rejoice with the friends and family who are both near and dear, the holidays also cause us to remember loved ones who are no longer with us. For those who have suffered a recent loss, the pain can be particularly intense.
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Adjust Your Own Oxygen Mask First: Avoiding Caregiver Burnout in West Seattle

Posted by Kemberli Greco on Aug 13, 2014 10:00:00 AM
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Keeping Seniors Safe From Sunstroke In West Seattle

Posted by Kristi Richardson, RN on Jul 3, 2014 11:30:00 AM
Okay, it’s not often that “sun stroke” and “Seattle” are found in the same sentence, but that’s exactly why we need periodic reminders that summer heat is a significant health risk, especially for seniors.
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Reconsidering ideas about old age in West Seattle

Posted by Vanessa Malo on Apr 30, 2014 10:30:00 AM
It’s a truism that becomes more obvious the older you get: it’s all relative.
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5 Flu-Fighting Foods For Seattle Seniors

Posted by Kemberli Greco on Jan 9, 2014 10:30:00 AM
According to the CDC this year’s flu season is not shaping up to be as bad as last year’s, but it’s still nothing to sneeze at. At the end of December, 10 states were reporting widespread flu outbreaks. Washington was reporting regional outbreaks.
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Assisted Living Residents Are Very Happy With Community Living

Posted by Heather McCallum on Sep 25, 2013 10:30:00 AM
Did you know that assisted living facilities have only been around for about 30 years? The biggest explosion in growth was between 1995 and 2000. According to the National Caregivers Library, there are now about 1.2 million residents living in nearly 30,000 assisted living facilities across the country.
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Seven Steps For Making a Move To Assisted Living In West Seattle

Posted by Michele Mintzer on Sep 18, 2013 10:30:00 AM
Change is hard. Even change for the better takes some getting used to, and life might not seem better during the transition. If you are contemplating a move to assisted living, you know what I mean. Many of our residents in assisted living at Daystar Retirement Village say they wish they’d made the move sooner. Still, the thought of getting from point A to point B can be overwhelming.
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Senior Tips For Beating the Heat In West Seattle Assisted Living

Posted by Ed Carr RN on Jul 31, 2013 10:55:00 AM
Summer is a great season—weather gets warmer, flowers bloom, daylight lasts longer. Here at Daystar Retirement Village, the Powell family’s love of nature is visible all around us. There is no better time to get outside and enjoy our lovely gardens and paths.
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Inspiring Reading Suggestions For Active Seniors In West Seattle

Posted by Vanessa Malo on Jul 25, 2013 10:30:00 AM
Here at Daystar Retirement Village in West Seattle we’re committed to helping each of our residents live joyfully at any age, and we know that’s what you want for yourself and your loved ones. The lazy days of summer offer a perfect opportunity to check out some of the great books being written to help seniors enjoy their golden years.
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Preserving Memories And Telling Stories In West Seattle

Posted by Vanessa Malo on Jul 18, 2013 10:30:00 AM
Once you’ve reached the second half of a life well lived, you have decades worth of experiences—stories of travel and adventure; of struggles and triumphs; of births and weddings. One of the joys of being older having a lifetime’s worth of memories to enjoy and share with others. There are many ways that you can savor, celebrate, and preserve these memories, and many ways that Daystar Retirement Village can help you do it!
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Tags: Assisted Living in West Seattle, Senior Education, West Seattle Senior Retirement Options, Senor Living Advice, Independent Living Choices

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