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There’s a lot about retirement that you might not know unless you go out of your way to do the research. And that’s exactly why we’ve created this blog—to give you a go-to resource for everything you might need to know about senior living. Choose a piece below to start getting the full scoop on retirement:


Health and Wellness in Retirement

Health and Wellness in Retirement Staying mentally and physically active in retirement is associated with lower rates of chronic diseases and cognitive decline. Living in Tacoma, WA, makes it easy to stay mentally and physically active with fun events like hiking, biking, golf, and arts and cultural attractions. The key to health...
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3 Exercises for Seniors to Do Anywhere

3 Exercises for Seniors to Do Anywhere Exercise is essential in every stage of your life. As a senior, staying active is extremely important to help you maintain a happy and healthy lifestyle.  But what exercises should you be doing and where can you do them? You might even be wondering, is...
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Preparing for Your Move to Senior Living

In the course of their retirement planning, many older adults say their future plan is to move into an independent living community. With this one big decision made, they’re free to check “retirement planning” off their list, kick back, and relax. Right? Well, that depends on the many other decisions...
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Top 5 Reasons to Consider eliseo®

You know the expression, “If you’ve seen one, you’ve seen them all.” Usually that’s true — except when it comes to Life Plan Communities (also known as Continuing Care Retirement Communities, or CCRCs). Some offer all levels of care right on campus; others don’t. Some have chef-made meals and restaurant-style dining;...
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Unique Wellness Opportunities You’ll Find Only at eliseo

Ryan Schroeder RN, BSNDirector of Nursing You’ve probably heard the saying, “If you rest, you rust.”  Actress Helen Hayes came up with that gem — and the award-winning stage and screen performer definitely knew what she was talking about. Her career spanned eight decades and she lived to be almost...
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Breaking Down the Cost of Long-Term Care

We all know life doesn’t come with an instruction manual — but one might be helpful to have, especially as we move through our retirement years.  No one hands over a guidebook explaining what a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) is, what a Life Plan Community is, why we should consider...
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Relocating to Tacoma for Retirement

“The three most important factors when buying a property are location, location, location.” For anyone who’s ever owned any sort of real estate, that mantra is a familiar and oft-repeated one. It also happens to be true. That’s because people often buy homes based on how much they like the...
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eliseo and Foss Home & Village partner to expand senior care offerings

eliseo and Foss Home & Village (external link) have entered into a partnership agreement. The partnership allows both senior care communities to help more seniors by providing services that support active lifestyles, compassionate engagement, and dignified living. “Our mission is to serve older adults and positively impact the lives of...
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Eight Great Spring Activities for Seniors in Tacoma

Goodbye cold, dark and gloomy. Hello mild, sunny days — it’s springtime in Tacoma, WA! The lovely spring season is one of the reasons why people in the Pacific Northwest endure the gray days of winter. And with the warmer, longer days, spring activities for seniors start popping up faster...
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Talking to Your Family About Your Move to eliseo

Retirement is the time of life you’ve been waiting for — the time when you can enjoy all the things you love to do and explore untold new interests. The lifestyle you deserve is right around the corner now that you’ve decided where you want to live to make the...
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Ways for Seniors to Maintain Wellness in Tacoma

Retirement is the time that you’ve worked toward for so long. It’s when you can finally relax and enjoy an array of stress-free, fun activities on your own schedule, at your own pace. Finding different things to do in Tacoma, Washington, like activities and classes will give you an opportunity...
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Tips on Downsizing for Retirement

November 9, 2021 Retirement can be both a very exciting time in a person’s life and also a time full of hesitation and second guesses, as retirees use this moment to consider all the many ways life may soon change. Downsizing is one of the most prevalent things that some...
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