CRISTA Senior Living provides retirement resources and tools to families as they navigate the next chapter of life and care needed.
November 18th, 2021
3 Misconceptions About Senior Living
Making the move to a senior living community can be one of the most positive and fulfilling experiences in a person’s life, allowing them to make the most of their retirement years in an ideal setting. Unfortunately, the public perception of the senior living industry can be clouded by stereotypes, outdated information and common misconceptions.
October 4th, 2021
Make the Right Choice: Senior Living Options Explained
If you have recently decided that a transition to a senior living community is in your best interest or that of a loved one – great job! You have taken the first and most important step on the journey to a wonderful and fulfilling new chapter.
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 12th, 2020
Celebrating Valentine’s Day Solo
This week Hallmark stores will be packed with people looking for chocolates and last minute cards covered with hearts! Some statistics say that over 58 million pounds of chocolate and more than 36 million heart-shaped boxes will be purchased for this special day.
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 22nd, 2020
Staying Positive in a Negative Culture
Have you noticed the pessimism that seems to have enveloped our country and communities? Are you discouraged by the negativity that is being broadcasted by the media? Have you perceived how fear seems to keep people from connecting with one another? When culture takes a negative view, how do we stay positive and influence those around us?
January 15th, 2020
Does Downsizing Really Spark Joy?
When Marie Kondo first published her book about Tidying Up, people around the world made “does it spark joy?” a household saying. All of a sudden, everyone was using this criteria to select material possessions to keep and things to toss out the door.
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.
January 1st, 2020
All Work and No Play Makes a Dull Day
Having a hobby brings more than personal enrichment to our lives. By learning new skills, resurrecting dormant talents and by sharing them with others, hobbies bring us physical, mental, and relational health. They reignite passion and a sense of value in our lives. The world awaits with exciting activities that you can explore.