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

Community Volunteering & Vitality Go Hand-in-hand

Heron’s Key Resident Weighs in . . . Heron’s Key resident Sue Engen, and many of her neighbors and friends, can be counted among the more than 25% of seniors 55 and older who volunteer within their communities. According to data collected by the Corporation for National and Community Service, this remarkable demographic contributes more …

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How to Stay Connected While Practicing Social Distancing

As communities across the country try to limit the spread of the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19, there are widespread calls to practice social distancing — limiting our risk of getting sick by limiting our exposure to people who might already be infected. One of our top priorities is the health and well-being of Heron’s …

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Importance of Nutrition for Seniors

Pizza is healthier than cereal Now that we’ve gotten your attention—March is National Nutrition Month, and here we’ll explore the importance of nutrition for older adults. But not to leave you hanging, a recent article for WebMD cites New York-based nutritionist Chelsey Amer who explains that the pizza/cereal issue is actually a protein versus sugar …

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What Is Independent Living?

More freedom to live life the way you want If you’ve only begun to look into retirement living, it might be challenging to decipher the differences between independent living and assisted living. Some people think they’re pretty much the same thing — but they’re not. Basically, assisted living is what it says it is. It’s …

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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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