These are some important resources that you may find useful.
Daystar Overview Video
Guides and eBooks
Senior Travel Guide
A Cost Comparison - Staying Home vs Moving into a Community
Caregiver's Guide and Checklist to Take Care of You
How to Choose the Perfect Retirement Community
Daystar Assistance Programs
Property Management Program - You can move into Daystar without having to sell your home.
Using a partnership program with Powell Property Management, a resident living at Daystar can use their house to receive a monthly income.
In addition, Daystar pays the first 12 months of property management fees.
Deferred Payment Program - Receive a 35% reduction in your monthly rental fee at Daystar while your home is actively listed on the Northwest Multiple Listing with a licensed Real Estate Agent.
Elderlife Financial Services
Elderlife Financial's Line of Credit for Senior Living - Helping You Access the Lifestyle You Want and the Care You Need . . . In as Little as 72 Hours!
If you or a loved one are seeking the services of a senior living provider, but are faced with:
• Worrying about finances
• Having a home that needs to be sold
• Waiting for VA benefits or long-term care insurance to be funded
• Delays in liquidating assets
For more information or to apply, contact an Elderlife Family Advisor today and see for yourself why Elderlife is the national leader in helping families access quality senior living for 10 years and counting.
Books We Recommend
The Savvy Senior: The Ultimate Guide to Health, Family, and Finances for Senior Citizens by Jim Miller - First sentence: Did you know that in the United States today someone turns 50 every seven seconds, and over the next 25 years, the senior population in America (age 65 and older) will double from 35 million to over 70 million?
How To Say It To Seniors by David Solie - First Sentence: This book explores the reasons why communicating with the elderly is sometimes so frustrating and offers strategies and skills for overcoming these difficulties.
Helpful Senior Services
Senior Services - Senior Services is a volunteer-supported non-profit resource providing services to support the emotional, social, and physical well being of older adults living in Washington State.
AARP - AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization for people age 50 and over. AARP is dedicated to enhancing quality of life for all as we age. They lead positive social change and deliver value to members through information, advocacy and service.
Aging and Disability Services Administration - Division of Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) dedicated to providing information to seniors and their families.
Vashon - Maury Senior Center - Vashon-Maury Senior Services staff, volunteers and the board strive to improve the social, intellectual, physical, and mental health and well being of seniors by providing programs and services.
Burien/Highline Senior Center - Also known as the Burien Senior Program, the Burien Older Adult Program provides social, health, educational and recreational services for older adults in the greater Burien/Highline area.
West Seattle Senior Center - The Senior Center of West Seattle is a multi-purpose facility in which older people may come together to fulfill many of their social, physical, and intellectual needs. It can help expand their interests, tap their potential, and develop their talents.
Discover Burien - What Does Discover Burien Do? The Discover Burien Association is a non-profit 501(c)3 corporation working on economic development, business recruitment & retention, education, promotion and marketing of the Burien community.