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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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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

It's Never Too Late to Track Nutrition: Here's How to Start

Posted by Kim Salas on Sep 24, 2018 10:55:00 AM
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Are Credit Scores Important for Seniors?

Posted by Kim Salas on Jul 18, 2018 11:29:02 AM
When you think of a credit score and having good credit, you probably picture a young adult just starting out on their own. It may be someone who wants to buy a new car or a couple who just got married and want to buy a house. You may think seniors don't need a credit scores because they already have a home and a savings account, but good credit is also crucial for seniors.
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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 Encouraged to Remain Social? and 14 Other Questions

Posted by Jason Kitchel on Jun 8, 2016 11:30:00 AM
Choosing an assisted living facility with your parent can be confusing. While organizations such as AARP have comprehensive checklists that you can take along when you tour each facility, you’ll probably begin to narrow your search by phone. Here are 15 questions you can ask to narrow your choices:
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Tags: Assisted Living Federal Way, Senior Caregiving Resources, Keeping Seniors Active

Understanding Different Levels of Care for Seniors in Federal Way

Posted by Kim Salas on Apr 27, 2016 11:30:00 AM
Although most assisted living facilities offer residents a similar set of basic services and amenities, there are differences between what different facilities offer, and you should try to understand those differences before you make a decision.
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Varied Menus and Healthy Appetites Lead to Better Health in Federal Way

Posted by Jason Kitchel on Apr 13, 2016 11:30:00 AM
It can be hard to muster much enthusiasm for cooking when you’re making meals for one. Why go to the trouble and expense of a three-course meal when a can of soup will do? Sometimes the problem isn’t time or expense, it’s just imagination. It’s 6 p.m. and nothing sounds good, so you might settle for a cheese sandwich and a cookie – the same thing you had the night before.
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Tags: Senior Living Advice, Healthy Seniors in Federal Way, Federal Way Independent Living, Assisted Living Federal Way, Senior Caregiving Resources

Understanding Long-Term Care Insurance in Federal Way

Posted by Katie Krause on Apr 13, 2016 11:30:00 AM
There is a lot of talk these days about long-term care insurance, and with good reason. Statistically speaking, if we live long enough, all of us are going to need care at some point.
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