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There’s lots going on at Heron’s Key. Keep up with all the latest news and notes right here.



Resident Author Spotlight – Tim Perry

History buff and former Seattle police officer Tim Perry discovered the power of language when he taught classes at the police academy with outdated textbooks. They were irrelevant and, therefore, ineffective. He soon leaned on his own experiences and real-world examples to create curricula related to police work, police procedure, and officer survival. The textbooks …

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How Financial Confidence Impacts Your CCRC Decision Process by Brad Breeding

Choosing to move to a continuing care retirement community (CCRC or “life plan community”) is no doubt a big decision, involving aspects related to housing, lifestyle, healthcare, and certainly finances. For most potential residents of a CCRC, it’s nearly impossible to make a final decision without having a certain level of financial confidence about the …

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New Study Shows CCRC Residents ARE Happier and Healthier by Brad Breeding

I often talk and write about the many benefits that come with living in a continuing care retirement community (CCRC, or “life plan” community). Travelling to CCRCs across the U.S., I am fortunate to witness firsthand the ways so many of these communities enhance the lives of their residents, and also provide compassionate care if …

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Meet Amy Webb – Heron’s Key Executive Director

From teaching high school chemistry and math in the start of her career to becoming the new Executive Director of Heron’s Key, Amy Webb has always had a passion for mentoring and teaching others. Originally from Columbus, Ohio, Amy has spent the majority of her life in the Pacific Northwest. Her passion for senior living …

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Why Heron’s Key Became Our New Home

For the Wilsons, life at Heron’s Key has exceeded their expectations. Dan and Lois fell in love with the Pacific Northwest many years ago, and in 2018 they decided to confirm this feeling by moving to this beautiful community. “We discovered early on that Heron’s Key was not the typical atmosphere you would think of …

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