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What makes CRISTA Different

When visitors walk through our community, we often hear them say, “There is something different here”.  We believe that is because our residents and staff…

August 26, 2020

Planning the Perfect Picnic

As our counties reopen in Washington, we are experiencing more freedom to move around and enjoy outdoor activities. Although they look much different than last…

August 12, 2020

Summer Fun After a Pandemic

As Washington adjusts to the new normal, how we personally define “summer fun” has dramatically changed.  Even if everything has opened up, our lives and…

July 29, 2020

What Does It Mean to Stop and Smell the…

Although it is impossible to find exactly where the phrase first originated, the golfer Walter Hagen used to say “stop and smell the roses” and…

July 15, 2020

4th of July – It’s more than Just Fireworks

In a post pandemic environment, the 4th of July may not look like it has in the past.  Picnics, large gatherings with fireworks and parties…

July 1, 2020

Our Forever Father

Being an earthly father is a tough job and sometimes gets a bad rap. We are quick to criticize our dads and forget that they…

June 17, 2020

10 Tips for Smoothing the Transition into Assisted Living

Transitions are for the brave. They require extra strength both physically and emotionally to weather the changes. That is why it is so important to…

June 3, 2020

Gardening Small- 10 Tips for a Tiny Garden of…

Spring has sprung and after the last few months sequestered in our homes, we need some new life surrounding us.  Lady Bird Johnson once said…

May 20, 2020

Once a Parent, Always a Parent – Helping Adult…

The 2020 COVID 19 pandemic has caused a far-reaching economic situation and has left millions of people struggling financially.  With food banks struggling to meet…

May 13, 2020