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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...

Being Careful in the Summer Heat

Being Careful in the Summer Heat

As the rain of spring comes to an end we approach a particularly beautiful season in the Pacific Northwest. Our near constant drizzle subsides, sometimes for over a month without a drop of rain. Luckily the skies have been making deposits for the last nine months, so...

Knights of Pythias Senior Safety

Knights of Pythias Senior Safety

Senior Safety   Four Essential Senior Safety Tips to Prevent Injuries If you are providing elder care services for a loved one living at home, then you must know how to improve the environment so that your senior loved one doesn't incur an injury. Here are some of the...

Healthy Eating as We Age

Healthy Eating as We Age

Healthy Eating as We Age Eating right and staying physically fit are important no matter your age.  Aging bodies have different needs, and certain nutrients become especially important for good health. Some of the most important vitamins, minerals, and nutrients are...

Father’s Day Ideas

Father’s Day Ideas

Father’s Day Ideas Knight of Pythias knows the importance of family, and with that, Father’s Day. Father’s that spend June 17 at the center will receive a special gift from the center. The best gift the dads at the center can receive, if possible, is to spend the day...