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Village Green Team

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The 7 Best Independent Living Communities Near Des Moines, WA

Posted by Village Green Team on Sep 8, 2020 4:03:00 PM
Independent living communities are generally centered around the same premise: Offering comfortable housing where older adults can live near their peers, as well as have access to a variety of services and amenities that enhance their quality of life for years to come.
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Why Moving Into a Retirement Community Is Better for Seniors

Posted by Village Green Team on Aug 27, 2020 4:02:05 PM
One of the main reasons seniors consider moving to a retirement community rather than living alone at home as they age is for the social and emotional benefits that come from the supportive environment and close proximity to peers, caregivers, and staff members.
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Challenges of Aging in Place in Washington

Posted by Village Green Team on Jul 23, 2020 1:31:00 PM
As people age, there is a natural tendency to want to remain in their current home for as long as possible. This is due to several reasons: the comfort of familiar surroundings, the difficulty in leaving behind a place full of memories, and the tangible effort required to move to a new home.
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Effective Communication Tips for Talking to Older Parents

Posted by Village Green Team on Jul 23, 2020 10:29:00 AM
There’s an interesting role reversal that transpires as parents age. Instead of them taking care of you and attending to your needs as they did in your youth, you may gradually find yourself in the position where you are the one looking out for them.
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Fact or Fiction? 10 Independent Living Myths in Federal Way

Posted by Village Green Team on Jun 1, 2020 12:19:00 PM
The idea of moving to an independent living facility may be nerve-wracking, daunting, or even undesirable for you or your loved one. It’s a big transition that requires careful planning, preparation and execution, and even after you’ve moved, there may be an adjustment period.
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How We Are Staying Positive During Difficult Times

Posted by Village Green Team on Jun 1, 2020 11:09:50 AM
It's important that we all remain positive during hard times and that we foster environments that encourage other to do the same. To do our part, the Village Green team has been working hard to bring joy to our residents are are less together right now than they would like to be. Here's a bit of what we've been up to...
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A Day in the Life of Federal Way Independent Living

Posted by Village Green Team on Apr 24, 2020 9:06:00 AM
As you and your senior family member make the decision to move them from their own home into an independent living community, you must decide where to go. Not all facilities are the same, and it’s important to become familiar with your options for independent living. One of the important questions to ask is what life will be like for the resident when they move. In a moment, we will take a look at what could be involved in a typical day for residents at Federal Way.
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Village Green Wins Best of Federal Way 2020 — 9th Consecutive Year!

Posted by Village Green Team on Mar 24, 2020 3:10:00 PM
  Village Green Retirement Campus is proud to announce we were awarded Best Senior Living Facility of Federal Way, WA for the ninth consecutive year!
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7 Surprising Benefits of Walking Every Day

Posted by Village Green Team on Dec 9, 2019 6:52:00 AM
Exercise should be regularly featured in everybody’s daily routine, but it doesn’t have to be overly strenuous to provide numerous positive benefits to those who partake.
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Tags: Senior Health

Best Scenic Destinations to Visit Near Federal Way, WA

Posted by Village Green Team on Dec 3, 2019 1:08:00 PM
No matter what stage of life you’re in, there’s nothing like the subtle thrill of getting away for a day to visit a scenic destination. Washington State is replete with opportunities for mini-adventures to see breathtaking sites near Federal Way, Normandy Park, Tacoma, and Des Moines, Washington. Within this region, you can find the ideal destination for a day trip, whether your interests tend toward walking on trails, bird-watching, picnicking, fishing, or other types of recreation.
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