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Six Questions to Ask when Considering Senior Living

A few weeks ago, I had the honor and pleasure to join our own Daphne Davis at the Boulevard Park Church in Burien. We...

What is Assisted Living? with Kelley Smith

Assisted living means that you have a care plan, physicians orders, and a care team set up to help you with activities of daily living throughout your stay in a community. Kelley Smith at CarePartners Living describes this aspect of senior living.

Dispelling myths about senior living, part 3

Kelley in this segment focuses on quality of life: what to expect in a senior living or assisted living community. It's not what you might think, and there are a lot of preconceived ideas about skilled care. Nothing's perfect, but if you're a caregiver and it's affecting you to where you can't do it any more, or you're in a situation where their needs are over your head, you're not serving them by keeping them at home.

Veterans Support at MorningStar

As a way of saying thank you to their veterans, MorningStar Senior Living will be having a special salute for Veterans this July. Elena Cuevas, Regional VP of Sales, joins Suzanne to talk about MorningStar's veterans support. They offer $100/month off rent for veterans and their spouses, and MorningStar also partners with Outerlife Financial to provide additional support through access to Veterans Aid and Attendance programs.
Advocating for your parents

Is it Safe Yet? Post-Pandemic Updates Before Moving to Senior Living

Retirement is a milestone that people often look forward to. After all, your golden years are a time to finally reap the fruits of...

Spotlight on CarePartners Senior Living, Part 4

Suzanne Newman joins Kelley Smith at CarePartners Senior Living to talk about CarePartners' commitment to community, being involving in the chamber of commerce, rotary club, food drives, the Alzheimer's Association, and other outreach.
Joan Rettman Transforming Age

Low-Maintenance Lifestyles in Independent Living

Joan Rettmann from Transforming Age joins Suzanne to talk about various independent living retirement options. People are starting to explore senior living options at an earlier age. We're seeing a shift to people in their 60s and early 70s, people looking to improve their quality of life. What seems like a forever home could get in the way of other priorities. Retirement communities can provide a low-maintenance lifestyle with more social opportunities.

CarePartners Bonded Pairs program

Kelley Smith at CarePartners Senior Living joins Suzanne to talk about CarePartners cottages and their memory care Bonded Pairs program.
Vineyard Park of Covington in Covington, WA

Vineyard Park Grand Opening Weekend, with Keith Roberts

Suzanne joins Community Relations Director Keith Roberts for the grand opening weekend at Vineyard Park of Covington in Covington, WA. Assisted living is a whole new ball game these days because you have so many amenities: you get the theater, you get the activities, you get the best of everything. Being able to come into a community, know you're going to be cared for, have activities, be able to socialize with folks who are on the same journey as you, make new friends, establish new close bonds, and have a good experience and live with dignity for the rest of your life.
Joan Rettman Transforming Age

Benefits of Moving to Independent Living Communities

Somebody comes into independent living in a retirement community. What does it offer? Generally it takes care of housekeeping, provides meals, and lots of social activities. Joan Rettmann from Transforming Age joins Suzanne to summarize the various offerings.