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November 8th, 2023
How Exercise Keeps Seniors Healthy Through November Chilly Weather
Making exercise a priority becomes even more crucial as November arrives and the weather gets colder, aiding seniors in maintaining their mobility and overall health. At Cristwood, a Christian Independent Living Community in Shoreline, near Seattle, we know exercise is vital to maintaining an active lifestyle, even in cooler weather.
October 17th, 2023
Flu Season: A Guide for Seniors to Prevent and Ease Symptoms
Flu season hits every year as the leaves change color and temperatures drop in Autumn. While the flu can affect people of all ages, it poses a particular risk to seniors. As we age, our immune systems become less robust, making us more vulnerable to infections like the influenza virus.
January 19th, 2023
The Unexpected Benefits of Senior Living Communities
At Cristwood in Shoreline and Crista Shores in Silverdale, seniors enjoy a life with purpose and engagement. Far from being sedentary, they are on the go, pursuing interests and worthwhile activities, and engaging with people of all generations. Let's explore some of the benefits living at CRISTA Senior Living provides.
November 22nd, 2021
Happy, Healthy, Holistic: Maintaining Whole-Body Health
Staying healthy is an important part of living a long and prosperous life. All too often, however, people simply associate this with their physical health. This is indeed an important part of longevity and happiness, but it is not the only piece of the puzzle.
February 26th, 2020
Are You Becoming a Couch Potato? This Can Save You...
The long winter months have taken their toll on our bodies. With cold and rainy weather keeping us indoors, our bodies have become sedentary and our physiques a bit flabby. What are some of the safest ways to incorporate more movement and get moving again?
February 5th, 2020
How to Eat Healthier When Living Alone
Living alone has significant benefits in the kitchen. You can eat what you want, when you want, cook or not cook and fully enjoy food however you feel in the moment. But when there is nobody else depending on "dinner on the table by 5," we often short change ourselves in the nutrition department as singles.
January 30th, 2020
A Gentle Guide to Enjoying the Winter Outdoors
The winters in Washington can be long, wet and really cold, so appreciating the dark months of early winter can be a real challenge. Fortunately, February brings us more daylight and opportunities to enjoy winter activities of a more gentle nature.
January 8th, 2020
How Do People Get Mesothelioma?
Mesothelioma is a rare cancer that develops after being exposed to a toxic substance called asbestos. Many people were unknowingly exposed to asbestos for the majority of the 20th century. It usually takes between 20 and 50 years for mesothelioma to develop after exposure, making the disease more common for seniors than younger age groups.