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Kerren Williams

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How to Make the Most of Your New Independent Living Home

Posted by Kerren Williams on Feb 13, 2019 8:56:00 AM
It can be difficult and even a bit frightening to move into an independent living home after being in your own house for so many years. You knew your neighbors, how long it took to get to the grocery store from your house and when the local park would be filled with children. You now have a new life in a new place, and you want to make the most of this experience.
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Tags: Federal Way Independent Living, Retirement Living in Federal Way, Senor Living Amenities, Assisted Living Federal Way, Senior Lifestyle, Active Aging Adults

5 Benefits Of Writing For Active Seniors In Federal Way

Posted by Kerren Williams on Sep 19, 2018 3:45:00 PM
Many a wall hanging has been embroidered with the words, “Sing like no one’s listening, love like you’ve never been hurt and dance like nobody’s watching.”
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Tags: Senior Living Advice, Healthy Seniors in Federal Way, Federal Way Independent Living, Assisted Living Federal Way

Risks to Seniors Living Alone

Posted by Kerren Williams on Sep 20, 2016 6:00:00 AM
No one wants to get a dreaded phone call that you’re loved one has fell and broke their hip, but one in three seniors over the age of 65 will fall each year, and falls are the leading cause of both fatal and non-fatal injuries to the elderly. If you have an elderly parent who lives alone, it’s wise to understand the risks so you can be proactive in helping them live safely at home as well as encouraging them to move to an assisted living campus if you feel they are no longer safe in their own home.
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September is Healthy Aging Month!

Posted by Kerren Williams on Sep 7, 2016 6:00:00 AM
September is healthy aging month, so what better time is there to take stock of your lifestyle and look for ways to improve your wellbeing?
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A Caregiver's Toolkit to Help You Find the Right Federal Way Retirement Community

Posted by Kerren Williams on Jul 22, 2016 6:00:00 AM
Being the primary caregiver for an aging parent can be challenging because the extent of care is constantly changing. What starts out as helping with minor things like rides to the doctor and housekeeping chores begins to snowball – and before you know it, you can be facing one crisis after another. If this snowball is quickly turning into an avalanche and you’re becoming overwhelmed with the task of caring for your parent, make yourself a “toolkit” and explore all the areas senior care can involve. Here are five aspects of elder care you might not have considered, plus caregiver resources for more information.
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Tags: Retirement Living in Federal Way, Senior Caregiving Resources

4 Questions to Ask When Assessing Levels of Care for an Aging Parent

Posted by Kerren Williams on Jun 22, 2016 11:30:00 AM
As your parent ages, you may realize that they need more care than you can provide or that they may not be able to stay at home alone. Because different housing options exist in retirement communities such as Village Green, you’ll want to determine which one is right for your loved one. Here are four questions that should help you make the best decision regarding where your parent should move.
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Tags: Retirement Living in Federal Way, Senor Living Amenities, Senior Caregiving Resources

Will My Parent be Alone in Federal Way?

Posted by Kerren Williams on May 4, 2016 11:30:00 AM
When prospective residents or their families visit us at Village Green Retirement Campus, they usually ask a lot of questions, which we love. The more informed a resident is before making a move, the better.
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Tags: Senior Living Advice, Federal Way Independent Living, Retirement Living in Federal Way, Assisted Living Federal Way

Strategies for Affording Assisted Living in Federal Way

Posted by Kerren Williams on Apr 6, 2016 11:30:00 AM
If you or a loved one is contemplating a move to assisted living, you’ve probably spent some time thinking about how to pay for it. At Village Green Retirement Campus, we believe our residents are getting excellent value for their money, but we understand that for many families the cost can seem out of reach, especially at first.
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Tags: Senior Living Advice, Healthy Seniors in Federal Way, Federal Way Independent Living, Assisted Living Federal Way, Senior Caregiving Resources

Power Of Attorney a Valuable Tool for Seniors in Federal Way

Posted by Kerren Williams on Feb 25, 2016 11:30:00 AM
At Village Green Retirement Campus we often get questions about durable power of attorney. It’s important to note that there are two different types of power of attorney. One allows a designated person—most often a family member--to make healthcare-related decisions for you in the event that you are unable to, and the other allows a designated person to make financial decisions on your behalf.
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Tags: Senior Living Advice, Federal Way Independent Living, Assisted Living Federal Way, Senior Caregiving Resources

5 Signs of Caregiver Burnout in Federal Way and What to Do About Them

Posted by Kerren Williams on Jan 20, 2016 11:30:00 AM
Did you know that nearly 44 million Americans care for parents, grandparents, spouses and other older loved ones? Caregiving can range from weekly telephone calls just to check in, to being a 24/7 primary caregiver living in the same home with complete responsibility for meals, medication, hygiene and other tasks of daily living.
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Tags: Senior Living Advice, Federal Way Independent Living, Retirement Living in Federal Way, Assisted Living Federal Way, Senior Caregiving Resources

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