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Resident Rallies for a Community That Cares

Heron’s Key resident Anne Delaney has a giving heart. Through continued volunteerism and service, she has made an impact on many individuals, organizations and communities. Anne has shared this philanthropic nature with Heron’s Key since 2017 when she became a chairperson of the Volunteer Group. In this role—along with the chair from Penrose Harbor and …

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Music Therapy for Seniors Can Benefit Even Those With Advanced Dementia

Have you ever had the experience of hearing an old song and suddenly being transported mentally and emotionally to a specific time in your past? It’s a common experience for many people. Music is used to celebrate special occasions. To boost morale in difficult times. To soothe babies, teach young children and motivate us during …

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12 Days of Christmas Bringing Joy Throughout Heron’s Key

The holiday season is a perfect time and opportunity for appreciation, community, and the giving spirit. Even in humanity’s darkest moments, it is incredible how light always shines through in the most unsuspecting ways.  During last year’s holiday season, after months of the COVID-19 pandemic, the residents and staff of Heron’s Key were like so …

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How to Improve Your Cognitive Function: Play Mind Games!

How to Improve Your Cognitive Function: Play Mind Games!   The axiom “use it or lose it” doesn’t just apply to your muscle mass or that carton of milk in your refrigerator. The best way to hold on to your brain power — and your memory — is to use it. The less you use …

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Fall in Gig Harbor Offers an Abundance of Activities for Seniors

After Labor Day, the summer tourist season winds down, leaving Gig Harbor for the locals to enjoy at their leisure. The fall foliage in Western Washington can be truly spectacular, and Gig Harbor is no exception. That makes for some stunning scenery, whether you’re out and about on the sprawling network of local hiking trails or …

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