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 …Read More
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This isn’t really a secret at all to residents of Gig Harbor. A growing body of research shows that being in or around water — whether it’s the ocean, a lake, a pond or even a fountain — has physical and psychological benefits that enhance our overall well-being. Urban planners refer to these watery areas as “blue …Read More
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 …Read More
The decisions surrounding assisted living or memory care aren’t ones that are made lightly, whether you’re making them for yourself or a family member. Once you’ve decided to look for a senior living community that offers these services, you then shift your focus to deciding which one is best for your circumstances. And then, you …Read More
These days, most people know that living in a retirement community like Heron’s Key offers plenty of opportunities to stay active — physically, mentally and socially. Along with the promise of future access to advanced care and relief from having to maintain a home, the active lifestyle is a key reason many older adults consider …Read More
This time of year, when the weather is cooler and it may not be as tempting to get outside and go, you might be filling your days more with indoor activities — like reading. If you look forward to curling up with a good book, you’re certainly not alone. Reading is one of those tried-and-true activities …Read More
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 …Read More
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 …Read More
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 …Read More
Click here to view the full Heron’s Flight September 2021 Newsletter.Read More