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National Poetry Month: How Are You Celebrating?

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We feel the power of poetry when gifted from person to person. Resident Betty Negro is 103 years young and we are grateful she has gifted us with her poems. We asked Betty: “Why write poetry?” “Sometimes I write a poem because someone asks for one but sometimes they just come to me. I started… Read More

Powerful Change Happens When You Give BIG

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On Tuesday, May 5, Bayview will be participating once again in the Seattle Foundation’s 5th Annual Give BIG campaign. Last year (2014) donations to Bayview on “giveBIG day” totaled more than $15,000, all of which went to the Bayview Manor Foundation. Your online donation to Bayview on May 5th through the Seattle Foundation’s website will… Read More

Got Wisdom?

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By David E. Smith, Ph.D. I grew up in the world of fundamentalist Christianity and was deeply committed to it as a young adult. After many years of careful analysis, I found that I had evolved into a progressive/skeptic. The story of my religious evolution is directly related to my professional story. I walked away… Read More

Traveling Far and Wide: Homeward-Bound at Bayview

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By Resident Betty Blakney Jim Gow and Carolyn Urban visited Bayview several times before deciding to move here from their home on Queen Anne in October 2014. They like the homey atmosphere and casual dress as well as the good food, many programs offered, the Wellness Center, and that the residents are a lively bunch of… Read More

Reclaiming Children’s Focus – Blocks for Tots

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Let’s face it. We’re in a dilemma. Well, sort of. We all know the increasing role technology plays in our lives and more importantly in our children’s lives. However, when the notion of reading books and playing with blocks in households become somewhat antiquated, a few red flags should be raised. Bayview Resident Bob Mitchell… Read More