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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

Defeating the Anger of Aging

Posted by Jim Fuller on Jul 26, 2018 9:35:00 AM
We've all seen the stereotypes of the grouchy old man or the crabby old lady but in reality Americans are living longer and healthier than ever. If you or a loved one is experiencing the anger of aging you should become proactive: find the root of the problem and take steps to defeat it.
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Tags: Active Senior Living, Healthy Seniors in West Seattle Living, West Seattle retirement community, retirement community amenities

Musicians and Senior Living

Posted by Jim Fuller on Jul 23, 2018 9:32:00 AM
If you're a musician or would like to learn to play an instrument you may be wondering if assisted living is the right choice for your lifestyle. You may be surprised to learn there are many ways playing an instrument can help not just you but your neighbors, too!
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Tags: Active Senior Living, Healthy Seniors in West Seattle Living, West Seattle retirement community, retirement community amenities

Assisted Living for Couples

Posted by Jim Fuller on Jul 18, 2018 9:31:51 AM
Many couples spend decades as a happily married pair until one or the other faces failing health and their partner becomes overwhelmed by caregiving. Before you encourage your parents to separate due to medical issues take a look at assisted living communities that encourage partners to continue their lives together.
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Tags: elderly parents, Senor Living Advice, Healthy Seniors in West Seattle Living, West Seattle retirement community, retirement community amenities

Can Those Dance Classes Improve Your Health

Posted by Jim Fuller on Jun 26, 2018 12:53:00 PM
Dance classes can be fun and a great way to socialize, but did you know they can actually make you healthier too? That's right; according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) dancing can make a significant improvement in your muscle strength, endurance, and balance. It has many other benefits, too! 
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Tags: Active Senior Living, Healthy Seniors in West Seattle Living, West Seattle retirement community, retirement community amenities

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

Making Assisted Living Affordable For Seniors In West Seattle

Posted by Alan Cranford on Aug 27, 2014 10:00:00 AM
From time to time we hear from people who say, “I think assisted living would be perfect (for themselves or a family member), but there’s no way we could afford it.” If a similar thought has ever crossed your mind, it’s time to think again. Don’t let vague notions of affordability stop you from talking with a financial planner or elder care expert who can explain the various funding options available. 
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Tags: Cost of Senior Living Community in West Seattle, West Seattle retirement community

Making the Most Of Doctor Appointments For Seniors In West Seattle

Posted by Kristi Richardson, RN on Aug 20, 2014 10:00:00 AM
Productive doctor visits don’t just happen, you have to prepare for them. A typical doctor’s visit lasts about 15 minutes so every minute counts. The National Institutes of Health’s Senior Health website has an excellent list of suggestions for how to make the most of a doctor visit.
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Tags: West Seattle retirement community, West Seattle doctor appointments

Elder Mediators Can Help Families End Conflict, Find Consensus In West Seattle Senior Care

Posted by Vanessa Malo on Aug 6, 2014 10:00:00 AM
Making thoughtful care decisions for an aging parent are difficult enough when adult children are in generally in agreement; if siblings disagree it can be impossible.
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Tags: Senor Living Advice, West Seattle retirement community

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