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  • Play the Boredom Away: Best Card Games for a Rainy Day Posted in: Blog - As we head into month six of quarantine, it’s no surprise that you may be going a little bit stir crazy. Even during normal times, boredom can occasionally set in, and it’s good to have go-to games and activities that make downtime more enjoyable. While there are endless activities you can enjoy without going anywhere, today we want to focus ...
  • Solstice at Bellingham: A Friendship for the Ages Posted in: Bellingham, News - Caleb Remington and Jack Dukes’ friendship began over a motorized scooter chair rescue. Ever since, this duo has become inseparable, and Caleb has helped other residents at Jack’s community, Solstice at Bellingham. From bringing groceries to taking residents to appointments, read more about Caleb’s acts of kindness and his unlikely friendship with Jack. https://www.whatcomtalk.com/2020/09/03/local-couple-connects-with-and-steps-up-to-help-solstice-senior-living-residents/
  • Enriching Your Mind, Body and Life Through Music Posted in: Blog - It’s safe to say that almost everyone loves music. There are so many different genres and styles that it’s easy to find songs as unique as you are. It’s hard to imagine life without music; it’s all around us – in the car, over speakers at stores, at a restaurant, in the background of movies and TV shows – you ...
  • Watch Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Cristy Ballard on “Brandology” Podcast Posted in: News - Ballard shares her expertise on leadership, negotiation and marketing and how these three qualities are necessary in the senior living industry. Hosted by David Mauro, this episode of “Brandology” highlights how “she [Ballard] explains how everyone can lead and take a risk when one honestly believes in themselves regardless of title, position or stage in life.”
  • How To Downsize Your Things Without Downsizing Your Life Posted in: Blog - One of the most potentially overwhelming parts of the transition to a senior living community can be downsizing your things. Moving from living in a house (sometimes for decades) to a new apartment is intimidating and a lot of work if you don’t have a plan. We accumulate so many things over the years, and sometimes that can weigh us ...
  • Solstice at Corpus Christi hosted COVID-19-safe Hugging Booth Posted in: News - Solstice at Corpus Christi hosted a COVID-19-safe Hugging Booth on Saturday, Aug. 8. While the team at Solstice at Corpus Christi spearheaded the idea, it wouldn’t have been possible without the help of local radio host Rex Gabriel. Gabriel hand-built the CDC-compliant structure over the course of 12 hours. Says Gabriel, “Being able to help a family get a hug ...
  • Solstice at Groton Continues To Stay COVID-Free Posted in: News - “For Solstice Senior Living [at Groton] to get through this period of time so far completely free of coronavirus is an extraordinary accomplishment.” U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney in Connecticut took a moment to recognize Solstice at Groton’s efforts to maintain a safe environment for all of its residents while keeping everyone engaged and connected.
  • Pets of Solstice Posted in: Blog - Here at Solstice, many of our residents have pets, and our furry friends make our communities even more lively and fun! We are proud to be a pet-friendly home because we know how beneficial pets can be for their owners. Besides being cute and cuddly, pets can: Reduce stress Lower blood pressure Increase social interaction Increase physical activity Help people ...
  • How to stay active with low-impact exercises Posted in: Blog - It can be difficult to stay disciplined in a regular exercise routine even in the best of times. As some gyms are closed and exercise classes are on pause, you have to get creative with where and how to stay active. The good news is that working out with limited movement is completely doable. Everyone is different, and it’s important ...
  • Celebrating Independence Day at Solstice Senior Living Posted in: Blog - This weekend, Solstice Senior Living communities enjoyed socially distanced activities in celebration of Independence Day! We loved to see everyone’s patriotic outfits, hats, accessories and more.  Here are some of the ways we spent the day at Solstice: Patriotic Bingo: Residents enjoyed Fourth of July-themed bingo and dressed for the occasion.  Craft Activities: We loved seeing our residents’ creativity kick ...