Daystar Senior Living Blog

10 Questions to ask When Evaluating the Safety of Assisted Living

Posted by Jim Fuller on Jun 29, 2016 11:30:00 AM

When you and your parent are choosing an assisted living community, it’s easy to see the great features such as roomy apartments, landscaped grounds, and spotless dining rooms. However, some of the most important features may be less noticeable or invisible. Safety is one of the most important factors to consider when searching for an assisted living community, and it’s vital that you not overlook this aspect of your parent’s new home. Here are 10 questions you can ask when evaluating facilities:

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Topics: Assisted Living Community, West Seattle Independent Living, senior living in Federal Way

What Should My Role Be When My Parent Goes into Assisted Living?

Posted by Jim Fuller on Jun 22, 2016 11:30:00 AM

Relocating is stressful, and when your parent is the one making the move, the stress is on both you and your parent. When seniors move into assisted living, they are not only entering a strange environment but also leaving the home that most likely has been their refuge for many decades. If you’re wondering how your role will change once your parent moves into an assisted living community, here are a few tips to help make the transition a happy one.

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Topics: Assisted Living Community, West Seattle Independent Living, senior living in Federal Way

7 Summer Activities Seniors Enjoy

Posted by Jim Fuller on Jun 15, 2016 11:30:00 AM

Summer is a time for outdoor fun and more relaxing activities. Many seniors feel left out of family planning, however, because they are no longer able to do the things they once enjoyed. It doesn’t have to be that way if you plan ahead. Make the most of your time together by choosing fun summertime activities your elderly loved ones can also participate in.

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Topics: West Seattle Independent Living, activities for seniors, assisted living in Federal Way

“Can I Trust the Staff?” Daystar Residents Say it Best in West Seattle

Posted by Jim Fuller on Apr 27, 2016 11:30:00 AM

“Can I trust the staff?”

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Topics: Healthy Seniors in West Seattle, West Seattle Assisted Living, Senior Living Advice, Senior Caregiver Resources, West Seattle Independent Living

5 Things to do Before Filing a Claim for Long-Term Care Benefits

Posted by Jim Fuller on Apr 20, 2016 11:30:00 AM

If you or a loved one needs long-term care and you have a long-term care insurance policy, that’s fortunate. Unfortunately, filing a claim for long-term care benefits can be both frustrating and time-consuming. Every long-term care insurance policy is different and it’s crucial that you understand exactly what your policy covers and what documentation you need to file a claim.

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Topics: Healthy Seniors in West Seattle, West Seattle Assisted Living, Senior Living Advice, Senior Caregiver Resources, West Seattle Independent Living