News stories from The Kenney

16 Sep: Health Benefits of Owning a Pet

Pets not only can improve the lives of seniors, but they also have a positive impact on their health too. People of all ages benefit from having a pet, but this is especially true for seniors. Walking a dog not only provides an opportunity for exercise, but also the chance to socialize thanks to increased interactions with neighbors. Studies show…

09 Sep: Brain Games

Do you think that crossword puzzles and word search games are nothing more than mild entertainment that help pass the time? Think again. Those affordable and easy-to-find games are likely one of the keys to staying mentally sharp as you age, at least that’s what numerous studies have shown. Brain games, as well as other mentally stimulating leisure activities play…

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…

12 Aug: It’s Not Downsizing, It’s “Rightsizing”

Your home is your haven. Shouldn’t it feel peaceful, comfortable, and organized? 2019 may be the year to feather your nest with those things most cherished, and eliminate those things that don’t serve you. Organization can be an overwhelming task when faced with decades of accumulated material possessions. As a senior, now may be the right time to pass down…

06 Aug: Stretching Exercises

Seniors who reside at The Kenney enjoy numerous amenities and scheduled activities, including exercise classes. These community members can literally walk from their home and join their peers in working up a sweat, socializing, and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. It’s just one of the many reasons why The Kenney is a great choice for senior living. Outside of exercise classes,…

29 Jul: Three Fun DIY Projects for Grandchildren

One of the most important relationships in our lives is the one between grandparent and grandchild. When you live at a maintenance-free, vibrant community like The Kenney, grandparents have the space, freedom, and lifestyle that allows them to connect with their loved ones! You can create memories and bridge the generation gap with these three fun DIY projects to do…

17 Jul: Is It Time to Move Into Assisted Living?

Everyone enjoys the comforts of home, but as we age, remaining in the home can be challenging. Sometimes the best option for keeping an aging loved one safe, as well as mentally and physically healthy, is moving to an assisted living community. A Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), like The Kenney in West Seattle, offers a variety of living options…

28 Mar: The Kenney Announces New Executive Director

David Smeltzer, CEO of Heritage Ministries, has announced that John Cruz, MBA has been named the Executive Director of The Kenney in West Seattle, Washington.

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…

01 Jan: New Row Houses – Coming in 2019!

Now taking reservations for residents 55+! The Row Houses are our latest addition and one of the greatest values.