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What Do Federal Way Seniors Fear? Understanding 10 Common Fears

Posted by Jason Kitchel on Mar 29, 2019 1:01:00 PM
  We all have fears, as children of aging parents you may fear caregiver guilt, but seniors face unique fears as they age. Understanding what our loved ones fear is important and can help us better communicate with them to help alleviate those fears. Would it surprise you to learn that seniors fear loss of independence more than they fear death? In this blog we discuss the common fears of aging.
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Tags: Senior Living Advice, Federal Way Independent Living, Retirement Living in Federal Way, Assisted Living Federal Way, Senior Caregiving Resources

Flu-Fighting Foods For Seniors In Federal Way

Posted by Kim Salas on Mar 13, 2019 10:36:00 AM
Winter is upon us which means flu season is in full force. While the flu is unpleasant for anyone, it can be especially dangerous for seniors who have weakened immune systems.
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Tags: Healthy Seniors in Federal Way, Federal Way Independent Living, Assisted Living Federal Way

6 Questions to Help Guide Your Search for Assisted Living in Federal Way

Posted by Kim Salas on Mar 4, 2019 11:30:00 AM
If you are just beginning your search for an assisted living community, it can be difficult to know where to start. Here is a list of six questions to consider when researching assisted living communities.
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Tags: Senior Living Advice, Federal Way Independent Living, Retirement Living in Federal Way, Assisted Living Federal Way, Senior Caregiving Resources

Certified Aging in Place Remodel or Assisted Living - A Comparison

Posted by Katie Krause on Feb 19, 2019 8:22:00 AM
As you get older, you must think about safety and security in your home. Many people choose to move to assisted living while others want to be able to remain in their own place. A new trend, known as certified aging in place, helps people stay in their homes for longer. However, it’s not always the right choice for every senior. It’s best to compare the two before making a decision.
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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

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

What to Do with Your Belongings When Moving to a Senior Community

Posted by Kim Salas on Feb 4, 2019 9:04:00 AM
When you move from your home to a senior community, often a lot of downsizing must take place. You may have accumulated years’ worth of stuff if you have owned your home for a long time. One of the biggest challenges for seniors is to know what to do with those items they can’t take with them.
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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

Embracing Change as a Senior

Posted by Jason Kitchel on Jan 22, 2019 8:18:00 AM
Change is an inevitable part of life. Even as a senior when you think life should be slowing down, a new phase comes in. It may be time to sell your home and move into a retirement community. You may need to move in with family or an assisted living center. Health issues arise, family moves away.
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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

Old Age Doesn't Mean Old Vibrance

Posted by Kim Salas on Jan 15, 2019 8:17:00 AM
Sit in a park one sunny afternoon and watch the kids. Notice the youngest ones, how excited they get over a butterfly or even a worm. Their face lights up and they jump up and down with each new discover of things that most of us take for granted.
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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

6 Great Ideas for New Activity Directors in Retirement Communities

Posted by Kim Salas on Jan 1, 2019 8:17:00 AM
As a new activity director, you may wonder how to appeal to the residents in the retirement community. It can be difficult to get everyone involved when they have such different interests, schedules and levels of ability. However, participating in group activities is one of the reasons people are happy in these communities, so making it relevant and interesting is essential.
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Tags: Federal Way Independent Living, Senor Living Amenities, Assisted Living Federal Way

How Do I know If My Parent Can Afford Assisted Living?(Updated 2019)

Posted by Katie Krause on Dec 11, 2018 8:00:00 AM
At Village Green Retirement Campus, we often hear from families who tell us their only regret is that they didn’t encourage their parent to move to assisted living sooner. They can name numerous benefits of making this change, but it often comes down to peace of mind for the family that their loved one is safe and well-cared for. Their only hesitation was in determining if they could afford to make the move.
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Tags: Federal Way Independent Living, Senor Living Amenities, Assisted Living Federal Way, Cost of Senior Living in Federal Way, How to Choose a Retirement Community

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