Did you know that a little sunshine each day can do more than just boost your mood? Even a few minutes of sun exposure a day can help increase your levels of vitamin D, which has been known to help fight off osteoporosis, certain types of cancer, and depression. As we age, our body’s ability to make vitamin D lessens—that’s why vitamin D deficiency is common among seniors.
Aging, Alzheimer's, Senior Living, Memory Care
This Father’s Day, we encourage you to spend time with family and friends to celebrate dads together. Though time and age can change each of us, the things that are unshakeable are our ties to one another.
When you sit down and start talking with Bill, it feels like an overdue visit with a good friend. With his Southern drawl, playful smile, and colorful storytelling, it’s easy to see why his fellow residents and Fieldstone team members love having him around.
For the second consecutive year, Cascadia Senior Living, parent company of Fieldstone Communities, was awarded the Great Place to Work certification. The award is given to companies who meet or exceed benchmarks for employee satisfaction.
Senior Living, Assisted Living, Independent Living
If you and your mother don’t live in the same city, it can be challenging to celebrate Mother’s Day and honor her in the way you’d like to. Here are some ideas to make it a special day, even if you can’t be together.
Alzheimer's, Activities, Memory Care
Celebrating Mother’s Day when your mother is affected by memory loss can be emotional and challenging. It is healthy to acknowledge any loss and the sadness you feel. And it’s important to allow yourself to grieve and be kind to yourself as you learn to accept the changes.
Memory Care, Employee Spotlight
When Wilson Muchemi joined the newly constructed Issaquah Memory Care community, he had no idea the impact he would make on those around him. Wilson is no stranger to caretaking. Even before he came to the US from Africa, Wilson says he had a calling to care for older adults. Now, after being with Fieldstone for nine months, coworkers, residents, and families have selected Wilson as the Fieldstone employee of the year—an honor he humbly accepts.
We’re very excited to introduce you to our brand new Newsletter! Each month, we will be sharing news, upcoming events, and tips to help inform and connect our residents and families. Our residents and their families are the heart of Fieldstone, and our mission is “Together we create a joyful & vibrant community.” We create this community by coming together purposefully and creating a special environment where people thrive.
Senior Living, Moving
Downsizing is often part of the transition to independent or assisted living. At Fieldstone Communities, we understand that this can be an overwhelming process; sorting through a life’s worth of belongings and memories can be a challenging experience for some.