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Sunrooms
Sunrooms

Sunrooms are a popular addition to a home that can offer a versatile place to entertain guests, lounge, or simply enjoy the outdoors without being bothered by pesky insects and glaring heat. If you are wondering what a sunroom is, then you may have heard them referred...

Moving: A Perfect Time to Simplify
Moving: A Perfect Time to Simplify

One thing we’ve learned over the years is that moving is a perfect opportunity to do the 3 Ds; declutter, downsize, and dispose. In today’s lingo it’s called “simplify”. Even though the homes at Starhaven Villas are a sufficient size to keep all those treasures that...

Some Great Reasons to Join a Walking Group!
Some Great Reasons to Join a Walking Group!

Thirty minutes a day. Walk with purpose, using your hip flexors, moving your arms as you walk. Yes, walking is great for arthritis in the joints, degenerative disc and a variety of other reasons! Walking can be crucial for your health, not to mention helping you to...

Writing a Personal History
Writing a Personal History

So, you’ve finally reached a huge milestone, RETIREMENT! Now what? After the initial euphoria of your newfound freedom has worn off, many people wonder what to do with their time. Have you considered writing your own personal history? According to familysearch.org,...

How to Enjoy Your Outdoor Living Space All Year
How to Enjoy Your Outdoor Living Space All Year

Some believe that the end of summer also marks the final days of enjoying outdoor barbecues, parties, and casual get-togethers. Yet, just by adding a few design elements to your outdoor space, you can extend the good times through the fall months and even into winter....

What is an “Activity Friend”?
What is an “Activity Friend”?

Starhaven Villas’ current homeowners, and future homeowners, are made up of a variety of stellar and interesting people, including single individuals. A popular trend for those individuals who are widowed, divorced or single is, instead of “dating”, to find “Activity...

Healthy Eating for Active Senior Adults
Healthy Eating for Active Senior Adults

Starhaven Villas promotes an active lifestyle before and after retirement. The options available to get out and move your body are abundant and can foster an effective routine of healthy exercise. Part of a healthy, active lifestyle is nourishing your body properly....

Active Adult Community: What’s All the Hype with Pickleball? Part 2
Active Adult Community: What’s All the Hype with Pickleball? Part 2

Like all great stories, pickleball came about on a sunny day with little to do. In 1965, two dads named Joel Pritchard and Bill Bell arrived at Pritchard’s home on Bainbridge Island, Washington, after a golf outing. They found that their families were bored with no...

How to Create a Cohesive Community
How to Create a Cohesive Community

Most people, when choosing where to move, want a community that feels familiar and friendly. So, how do you create a cohesive community? At Starhaven Villas, we had a congenial community in mind from the very beginning. The very layout of Starhaven Villas community...

Making the Right Home Affordable for Seniors
Making the Right Home Affordable for Seniors

Rarely are we actually in a position to “have our cake and eat it, too.” If you are at least 62 years old and looking at buying a home but don’t want a mortgage payment, take a look at the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM)! Believe it or not, over 50% of our...