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Wintertime Safety Tips

Wintertime Safety Tips

As temperatures drop and weather forecasts begin to bring the chance for severe weather, it’s important to make sure you’re ready for the worst. Winter storms mean the threat of freezing temperatures, heavy snowfall and icy roads. All of these things can cause real...

Safe Summer Outdoor Activities

Safe Summer Outdoor Activities

After months of uncertainty, experts are finally gaining a better grasp of how COVID-19 spreads, allowing us better insight into which activities are safe and which are less so. When it comes to your usual summer schedule, you’ve probably had to rethink some of your...

COVID-19 Reopening Policy

Knights of Pythias Retirement Center, in accordance with Governor Jay Inslee’s Safe Start Washington Phased Approach to Recovery, Clark County and City of Vancouver Guidelines, along with input from HUD, announces the following COVID-19 reopening policy. Our reopening...

COVID-19 Response

Information for our residents from Knights of Pythias Retirement Center Management at Knight’s of Pythias Retirement Center places the health, safety, and well-being of our residents and their families as our highest priority. Therefore, we have put the following...

Spring Exercise Program

Spring Exercise Program

Spring is a great time to increase movement and get energized to improve overall health. People tend to slow down during the winter because it is more difficult to get out and exercise. Winter activities like playing card games encourage sitting for long periods of...

Dealing With Winter Depression

Dealing With Winter Depression

Winter blues can affect anyone when the days are short, the skies are dark, the air is cold, and rain is falling for days on end. But there are ways to fight back winter depression and get yourself on a path to enjoying the season. Healthy Happy Moments Fight Winter...

Healthy Eating Habits as you Age

Healthy Eating Habits as you Age

Last year we wrote a blog about eating healthy as you age. That blog can be found here. This month we’re going into a bit more detail to explain some simple changes you can make to your diet to improve your health. Soda A study by the Journal of the American Medical...

Who are the Knights of Pythias?

Who are the Knights of Pythias?

Who are the Knights of Pythias?   Although there is no obligation to join the organization of the Knights of Pythias in order to be a resident with us, we thought it would be useful to learn about the organization as a whole to understand how our Vancouver...