Senior living communities promote a lifestyle that appeals to active seniors, offering a profusion of activities designed to stimulate and engage residents socially, physically and mentally. This, in turn, helps residents maintain or even increase their level of activity — along with improving their quality of life. Bill Sams, who moved to Heron’s Key in …Read More
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As a senior living community, we’re always on the search for activities our residents can engage in that support healthy aging, especially ones that are accessible to essentially everyone. Katie Lodge, who joined Heron’s Key in June as a fitness specialist, introduced a couple of wellness programs recently that not only support healthy aging but …Read More
Dr. Michael Copass, who’s lived at Penrose Harbor for three years, recently reunited with a friend he’s known for decades through Medic One, the Seattle-based paramedic training program that has garnered worldwide attention since the early 1970s. Dave Mataftin retired this month as fire chief at South King Fire and Rescue (SKFR), after nearly 50 …Read More
It can be easy to find the motivation you need to eat more healthfully. Even small dietary changes can benefit your heart health and help protect your brain. You may also feel more alert and energetic. In addition, eliminating certain foods from your diet and adding others can reduce inflammation, along with lowering your risk …Read More
With the International Day of Friendship coming up on July 30, it’s an ideal time to stop and think about how much your friends mean to you. In fact, after reading this, you may have an ever greater appreciation for them. Not only does friendship bring joy and happiness to our days. It also boosts …Read More
Whether you have a home that looks out at the ocean or you live a thousand miles or more from the closest coast, there are steps you can take to protect the oceans and other waterways that are so vital to all living things. At Heron’s Key, we recognize the importance of sustainable living and …Read More
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, presenting an excellent opportunity to talk about how to protect mental health in older adults. While many ways of safeguarding mental health are known to benefit people of all ages, some can be especially important for seniors. Fortunately, a lifestyle aimed at maintaining good physical health can pay dividends …Read More
Heron’s Key is a community where activity is plentiful. Depending on interests and hobbies, there is most likely a group that would align with any resident’s passions. Marilyn Colyar is one of the most active residents in not only the Heron’s Key community, but the greater Gig Harbor community as well. Marilyn moved to Heron’s …Read More
Did you know nearly 40% of all U.S. households have at least one pet dog? If you’ve ever had a furry friend of the canine kind, then you already know the sheer joy a dog can add to everyday life. Along with the unconditional love dogs offer, canine companionship is rewarding in many other ways— including …Read More
About two years ago, Janel Berosh was working as office manager for a local Washington print shop when she met some of the kindest people she ever knew. The people she met were employees of Heron’s Key using the print services. After creating rapport, Janel learned about the great work at Heron’s Key and heard …Read More