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November 22nd, 2023
Thanksgiving Traditions: How Seniors Can Celebrate the Holiday Season
As Thanksgiving approaches, seniors at Crista Senior Living, a Christian Independent Living Community in Shoreline and Silverdale, Washington, have the opportunity to create memorable holiday traditions in our senior housing facilities. In this article, we will explore creative ways seniors can celebrate Thanksgiving while enjoying the community and support provided by Crista Senior Living.
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.
April 22nd, 2020
Spring Clean Like a Minimalist
Spring cleaning has taken front stage this year as many Americans are under stay-at-home orders to minimize the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Even though many have stocked up on hand sanitizer and disinfectants, it is easy to overlook cleaning needs that are a bit deeper than surface cleaning.
April 8th, 2020
With All the Restrictions, What CAN We Do for Our Neighbor?
Many who are reading this article today remember World War 2 and the Depression. A time when communities naturally pulled together to support one another in crisis. Now many have been put in a similar position, but our enemy is a virus.
April 2nd, 2020
Taking Advantage of Being a Homebody
With the new world of quarantine and isolation that much of the nation is experiencing right now, staying home is not an option. Isolation has been implemented to contain and prevent the transmission of COVID-19 across the nation and social isolation has become the norm.
March 25th, 2020
Loving and Communicating From Afar—When Face-to-Face Is Not an Option.
Now that ‘social distancing’ and ‘quarantine’ are fully a part of the American vocabulary. It is important that we don’t forget how to communicate with one another. In our desire to stay healthy physically, let’s also make an effort to stay healthy emotionally by remaining connected with the important people in our lives.
March 18th, 2020
Isolation and Social Distancing—Are There Long Term Social Effects?
Quarantines date back to antiquity. In Bible times, even after ceremonial cleansing or healing, people were ordered to “stay outside their tent for seven days.” (Leviticus 14:8) Closer to home, in the mid 1600’s, those arriving in ships to the U.S. were known to be quarantined because of the plague.
March 4th, 2020
How to Survive Your First Rehab Experience
Very few people make it through their aging journey without experiencing a trip to the hospital, a surgery or a rehabilitation stay. Hospitals are set up to get us to a point of stability while rehabilitation’s goal is to bring us back to baseline functioning (or even better than before). How can you survive your first rehabilitation experience successfully?
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?