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Connecting with a Senior Loved One through Social Distancing

Connecting with a Senior Loved One through Social Distancing

During these difficult times when social functions have been reduced for seniors, it is important to still stay connected with them as much as possible. There can be negative effects on seniors emotionally and mentally who are in isolation. Social distancing does not...

COVID-19 Rules as of March 2020

COVID-19 Rules as of March 2020

Washington Governor, Jay lnslee, issued new rules to protect older adults in nursing homes and living facilities. On March 10, 2020, Governor Inslee declared a state of emergency earlier this month because of COVID-19. (These...

Our Corona Virus Procedures

Our Corona Virus Procedures

Covid-19 Procedures being implemented by AFH Management for our facilities: Working with guidelines provided by: NCAL (National Center for Assisted Living) and AHCA (American Health Care Association): This notice outlines some additional steps AFH Management istaking...

Boosting Your Immune System!

Boosting Your Immune System!

The subject of boosting your immune system is on everyone’s minds these days. The chances of you catching a cold or the flu increase as your body experiences a roller coaster of temperatures. Your immune system may be weaker after the winter. Your immune system is the...

Self Care for Caregivers

Self Care for Caregivers

A caregiver is described as someone who provides help and assistance to an individual in need, such as an aging relative, an ill partner, or disabled person. People who often fall in the description as “caregiver” do not recognize their role as that. With caregiving,...

How to Help a Grieving Parent

How to Help a Grieving Parent

Grief is an experience we all have at some point of our lives. However, how do you grieve if you lose a parent and have a surviving parent who needs comfort? Every person processes grief differently. Losing a spouse is not the same thing as losing a parent. You can...

8 Habits of a Healthy Senior

8 Habits of a Healthy Senior

Aging doesn’t mean that you have to stop living. It is common knowledge that as we get older, our bodies change. Researchers say it takes about 21 days to break a habit. Healthy habits require setting goals and determination. Remind yourself that your well-being is...

Your Aging Parents and the Holidays : Red Flags to Look For

Your Aging Parents and the Holidays : Red Flags to Look For

Going home for the holiday season can be overwhelming when you have a senior parent. You may worry about how they are managing life on their own. Regular daily tasks can get to be too much as one ages and lives independently. When you don't live close to a parent who...

Tips for Seniors Shopping Online

Tips for Seniors Shopping Online

As the holiday season is upon us, many seniors turn to online shopping to complete their shopping list. By shopping on the internet, seniors can save money and time right from the convenience of their home. Online shopping can allow seniors to be more independent by...

Making the Holidays Dementia-Friendly

Making the Holidays Dementia-Friendly

Every holiday season, seniors suffering with dementia and Alzheimer's want to be involved in the festivities of the holidays. It is a busy time of year involving an intense schedule of activities and all of the overwhelming stress it can bring. There are often changes...

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