MorningStar Assisted Living Blog

What You Need to Know about Prediabetes

Dr. Lyudmila Shvets-Gabriel, an endocrinologist with White Plains Hospital Physician Associates in Armonk, New York Prediabetes, explains, “Prediabetes is a precursor to Type 2 diabetes. It means having higher blood sugars than what is considered normal, but not high enough to be labeled as having diabetes.” According to the CDC, the majority of people with … Continue reading What You Need to Know about Prediabetes

If You Find Yourself Feeling Anxious, Take a Look at Your Diet

If you are jittery or anxious during the day, medical experts say it could be due to the type of foods you are eating or drinking. Dr. Uma Naidoo, a nutritional psychiatrist, professional chef, nutrition specialist and author of “This Is Your Brain on Food, says, eating certain foods can create a feeling of internal … Continue reading If You Find Yourself Feeling Anxious, Take a Look at Your Diet

Everett’s Independent Living & Assisted Living Just Got a Lot Better

As MorningStar at Silver Lake (formerly known as Garden Court Retirement), joins the offerings for quality independent living and assisting living in beautiful Everett, area seniors have a reason to celebrate. MorningStar Senior Living was started in 2003 with the intention of “casting a new light” on senior living and creating housing for older adults … Continue reading Everett’s Independent Living & Assisted Living Just Got a Lot Better

A Company Built on “Casting a New Light” on Senior Living

Since our company was founded in 2003, we have believed it is a privilege to “cast a new light” on senior living guided by the following precepts: to honor God in our business practices and relationships; value all seniors as gifted and contributing individuals; and invest generously in our team’s ability to serve well. In … Continue reading A Company Built on “Casting a New Light” on Senior Living

To Age Well, Lay the Groundwork for a Healthy Lifestyle

Growing older can open the door to chronic diseases, impaired mobility and other distressing health concerns. While there are many challenges we encounter on our path to old age, medical experts say there are some things we can do to improve and protect our overall wellbeing. Dr. Fatima Cody Stanford, an obesity medicine physician at … Continue reading To Age Well, Lay the Groundwork for a Healthy Lifestyle

Independent Living is Growing in Popularity among Seniors

If you have friends who have recently made a move into senior living, particularly independent living communities offering carefree retirement years for adults 55+, they are not alone? Seniors are recognizing the many advantages independent living offers such as maintenance-free living, predictable budgeting and a broader community of friends. The Centers for Disease Control and … Continue reading Independent Living is Growing in Popularity among Seniors

Pasadena’s Best Senior Living Offers Independent Living & Assisted Living

MorningStar of Pasadena is a vibrant 55+ community with 149 bright suites offering seniors a choice of independent living or assisted living. Our independent living is designed for active seniors who love the idea of someone else handling chores like maintenance, landscaping, and housekeeping to have more time to socialize, travel, and pursue various hobbies … Continue reading Pasadena’s Best Senior Living Offers Independent Living & Assisted Living

Loneliness Can be a Real Threat to Seniors’ Wellbeing

In 2018 researchers conducted a thorough examination of data from a number of independent studies regarding loneliness to determine overall trends. Of the more than 35 research articles measuring loneliness and mortality, the group found confirmation suggesting loneliness is a risk factor for all-cause mortality in both men and women.  Another study from the University … Continue reading Loneliness Can be a Real Threat to Seniors’ Wellbeing

Uplift Your Mood with Nature

Ecotherapy is a growing scientific field based on the concept that people have a deep connection to their environment and to the earth itself, and if we fail to nurture this connection, it can negatively impact our mental health. While more common in men than women, research indicates mood disorders can occur as seniors face … Continue reading Uplift Your Mood with Nature

Casting a New Light on Senior Living – A Mission to Serve Seniors

As one of the newest MorningStar Senior Living communities, MorningStar at River Oaks offers trusted assisted living and memory care. Our home is distinguished by comfort, wellness and love; made possible through a dedicated team who understand how to provide residents with a quality of life other assisted living communities simply cannot match. Founded in … Continue reading Casting a New Light on Senior Living – A Mission to Serve Seniors

New to the Concept of “Assisted Living?”

Today’s assisted living is not just another term for a nursing home, which is intended for people who require skilled, around-the-clock medical care and supervision. Rather assisted living, the most popular and fastest growing long-term care option for older adults in the U.S., is designed for seniors who cannot get the help they need or … Continue reading New to the Concept of “Assisted Living?”

Adults 55+ have a New Option for Senior Living in Hillsboro, OR

In case you haven’t heard, the various options for independent living in Hillsboro, OR will soon be elevated with the opening of the new MorningStar of Hillsboro Senior Living community. Scheduled to open in the later part of 2021, we offer 141 apartments in one- and two bedroom floorplans, which are designed to maximize space … Continue reading Adults 55+ have a New Option for Senior Living in Hillsboro, OR

A Vibrant New Senior Living Community is Coming to Kirkland

Ready to start enjoying your retirement years, and love the sound of no longer worrying about home maintenance and unexpected repairs? If so, we would like to introduce you to the newest independent living community in family-friendly Kirkland, MorningStar of Kirkland. Opening in the fourth quarter of 2021, our community will offer hospitality services and … Continue reading A Vibrant New Senior Living Community is Coming to Kirkland

Meet Houston’s Newest, Luxury Assisted Living Community

MorningStar Senior Living wishes to introduce area families to the vibrant MorningStar at River Oaks assisted living and memory care community. Dedicated to elevating the standard in senior living, we offer residents a lifestyle in which to comfortably and safely age in place with a range of hospitality and care services, luxury amenities and a … Continue reading Meet Houston’s Newest, Luxury Assisted Living Community

Summer is Almost Here – Make Sure to Have Plenty of Sunscreen on Hand

While it is important to wear sunscreen every time we go outside in daylight regardless of the time of year, with summer coming, many of us are outdoors for longer periods and need to remember the sun’s rays are stronger. If it has been awhile since you bought your sunscreen, dermatologists say to take a … Continue reading Summer is Almost Here – Make Sure to Have Plenty of Sunscreen on Hand

Your Best Step Forward as Neither an Optimist nor a Pessimist

Psychologists suggest that true happiness lies somewhere between always seeing the sunny side of life to feeling things will inevitably end badly.  While many of us believe being an eternal optimist is the best way to see things, research shows that being somewhere in the middle is actually the best path forward. Ronald Siegel, an … Continue reading Your Best Step Forward as Neither an Optimist nor a Pessimist

A Company that Begin with the Mission of Honoring Seniors

While there are a number of senior living options in the area, MorningStar of Pasadena stand out as one of the best.  Formerly the Fair Oaks by Regency Park, our senior living community is now under the management of the MorningStar Senior Living Company.   At first glance, you may not think that makes much difference … Continue reading A Company that Begin with the Mission of Honoring Seniors

Senior Living Offering a Wide Range of Floor Plans

Comfort, security, built-in companionship, and predictable budgeting are just some of the benefits of senior living communities like MorningStar of Pasadena offer.  With 149 suites designed for independent living and assisted living, you will discover a broad range of floor plans that meet the needs of even the most discerning seniors.   Our stylish, spacious apartments … Continue reading Senior Living Offering a Wide Range of Floor Plans

Let Us Introduce You to MorningStar’s Newest Community

MorningStar of Pasadena (formerly known as Fair Oaks by Regency Park) is now under new management.  The MorningStar Senior Living Company is proud to introduce area seniors and their families to a vibrant 55+ community that is unlike any other in the area and offers 149 bright suites for independent living and assisted living.    Our … Continue reading Let Us Introduce You to MorningStar’s Newest Community