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17 Jul: Heritage Confirms Positive COVID-19 Test at The Kenney

Heritage President and CEO, Lisa Haglund, confirmed today that The Kenney, a Heritage senior living community in West Seattle, Washington, has a staff member who has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus in their senior living community. Haglund stated, “The staff member who tested positive is currently in quarantine, and will not return to work at The Kenney until further…

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16 Jul: New CEO Leads in Caring for Frontline Workers at The Kenney

Lisa Haglund, Heritage Ministries President and CEO, shared details this week on her new initiative “Feeding the Hearts of Heroes” at The Kenney, a Heritage senior living community in West Seattle, WA. Haglund stated, “The work our employees do each day is heroic, but especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, they have worked tirelessly. During this difficult and often stressful time,…

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13 May: Heritage Ministries Confirms New Permanent President and CEO of Organization

The Heritage Ministries Board of Directors announced that the board has confirmed Lisa Haglund as the permanent President and CEO for Heritage and its affiliates. Lisa previously served Heritage as the Vice President of Marketing, Sales, and Development across all communities in four states. Lisa began her career with Northwest Bank, a ten billion dollar corporation, for over twenty years,…

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17 Apr: Heritage Ministries Announces Executive Change

The Heritage Ministries Board of Directors announced that the board has named Lisa Haglund as the interim CEO for Heritage and its affiliates. She will replace previous CEO, David Smeltzer. She stated, “Each employee at Heritage plays an important role every day, but especially as we face the recent events unfolding surrounding COVID-19. I am both honored and blessed to…

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29 Oct: Sunlight May Not Be Enough to Avoid Vitamin D Deficiency

Calcium and vitamin D are two of the most important nutrients for bone health, but vitamin D deficiency is common among seniors. Because seniors typically drink less milk and spend fewer hours outside, they often aren’t getting all the vitamin D they need. For most people, sunlight is the most important source of vitamin D, as sunlight converts cholesterol to…

Winter Months

14 Oct: Tips to Staying Active In the Winter Months

Cold weather forces many seniors inside during the winter months, but you don’t have to limit your activities until spring. The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services recommends 150 minutes of moderate exercise every week. That’s just 30 minutes, five days a week. The Kenney offers a wide range of physical and mental activities and varied programs and events…

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26 Aug: Are You Practicing Safe Medication Management?

As we age, it becomes more likely that additional medicines are being used which can increase the chance of harmful drug effects or interactions. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration urges older adults to use caution when taking prescription and over-the-counter medicines. Physical changes as you age can affect the way medicines are handled by your body. The Kenney offers…

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01 Mar: Memory Care Program Commitment

West Seattle’s original senior-living community. The Kenney has been a beloved icon, serving seniors in West Seattle since 1909. In 2015, The Kenney affiliated with Heritage Ministries for additional stability. Through this partnership, The Kenney has ensured that it is well positioned for future stability and growth as a 501(c)3 nonprofit Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), sometimes known as a…