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Village Green Team

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Questions to Ask an Assisted Living Community

Posted by Village Green Team on Feb 1, 2023 8:00:00 AM
In the United States, more than 800,000 older adults reside in an assisted living community. So if you’ve started to think about planning your senior living journey, you’re not alone.
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Tags: Senior Living 101

How Independent Senior Living Can Give You Greater Retirement Freedom

Posted by Village Green Team on Jan 1, 2023 8:00:00 AM
As a homeowner, plenty of responsibilities take up our time; from lawn care to home improvements, it seems there’s never a shortage of things to be done. Over time, many retirees grow tired of these never-ending chores, and downsizing seems like the ideal solution. Not only does a smaller space promise less upkeep, but it can be refreshing to experience a change of scenery and a different pace in life.
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Tags: Making the Move

What to Look for in a Senior Living Community in Federal Way

Posted by Village Green Team on Dec 15, 2022 8:00:00 AM
Are you tired of keeping up with the maintenance, yard work, and never-ending repairs of your current home? Are you looking for ways to enhance your retirement lifestyle? If you or someone you love wants to maintain an active lifestyle, downsize, and enjoy maintenance-free living, a senior living community in Federal Way is the answer!
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Tags: Senior Living 101

Frequently Asked Questions About Assisted Living in Federal Way

Posted by Village Green Team on Oct 10, 2022 7:30:00 AM
It's time to talk about the details of our assisted living offerings. If you've been to a few senior living communities before, you might think you know all there is to know about assisted living. True, every establishment bears similarities to the others, but simultaneously, each has its own culture, climate, and special offerings. At Village Green Retirement Campus, we work hard to be exceptional.
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Tags: Senior Living 101

Downsizing Tips for Moving into Senior Living

Posted by Village Green Team on Oct 6, 2022 9:04:00 AM
INFOGRAPHIC BELOW For many people, the hardest part about moving is figuring out what to take with them and what to leave behind. If you’ve been living in one home for many years, you know how easy it is for things to accumulate, from mementos and holiday decorations to wall ornaments and other knickknacks.
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Tags: Senior Living 101, Making the Move, Retirement Tips

8 Reasons You Belong in a Senior Living Community in Washington

Posted by Village Green Team on Oct 4, 2022 10:23:00 AM
Although retirement communities have existed for nearly a century, the concept has continually changed and expand in recent years. Many retirement communities have developed unique specialties, niches, and offerings. They are not one-size-fits-all. Retirement communities offer surprising options and opportunities to their residents. They are vibrant places where people enjoy common interests, make connections, and receive the individualized support they need to retain their autonomy and enjoy their retirement.
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Tags: Senior Living 101

How Do I Know If I Can Afford Assisted Living Costs?

Posted by Village Green Team on Sep 30, 2022 8:32:00 AM
Considering a move to a retirement community can be overwhelming and it marks the beginning of a new season of life. The thought of leaving home and having to adjust to a new environment can feel challenging. However, the logistics of moving aren't the only consideration. Often, however, that does not even include another large and looming question, is assisted living an affordable option? 
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Tags: Financial Planning, Retirement Tips

Top Senior Travel Destinations

Posted by Village Green Team on Sep 3, 2022 7:00:00 AM
Are you ready to lay on the beach? Is a jungle safari more your style? Now that your schedule is clear, it’s time to fill it with new adventures. Almost every bucket list for retirees includes travel. Everyone deserves a vacation after the last few years on earth. Take care of yourself and feed your own well-being by planning your next trip. Where do you want to go? What do you want to see? It’s time to go.
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Tags: Things To Do, Senior Living 101, Retirement Tips

Assisted Living v. Independent Living: What Are the Differences?

Posted by Village Green Team on Aug 29, 2022 12:00:14 PM
When it’s time to move out of your family home and into a retirement community, many people find themselves navigating a new sea of terms, acronyms, and services. Are you in the market for an independent living community? Does assisted living better meet your needs? We’re happy to help you understand the differences between assisted and independent senior living.
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Tags: Senior Living 101, Retirement Tips

Top 10 Exercising Options for Seniors & Why You Need Them

Posted by Village Green Team on Jul 27, 2022 9:00:00 AM
Greta does water aerobics on Thursday afternoons. Celeste meets her friends for nature walks most mornings. Ernie prefers guided yoga at home. Everyone’s exercise routine looks a little different because everyone has different goals, preferences, and starting points. Most experts recommend 2.5-5 hours of dedicated exercise each week for seniors, but few experts are picky about how you go about it. If you exercise half an hour a day, you’ll be well on your way to building a healthy and active lifestyle, no matter what activities you choose. Remember, anything that gets you moving counts as exercise. You can get your steps in doing housework or yard chores!
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Tags: Senior Health, Senior Living 101, Retirement Tips