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How to Celebrate Mother’s Day During Isolation

Mother’s Day falls this year on Sunday, May 10. This is a special day where we celebrate and honor the most important people in the world – our mothers. This year, Mother’s Day will look a little different than other previous years due to the Coronavirus pandemic....

Seniors and Foot Health

Did you know that the month of April is National Foot Health Awareness Month? Feet are an important part of your body. They are surprisingly complex with each foot containing 26 bones. Like anything related to your body, feet are affected by aging. As one ages, their...

Benefits of Senior Assisted Living during a Pandemic

During this unprecedented time in our country, information about COVID-19 is ever changing. As information changes rapidly, know that senior living communities are committed and dedicated to both staying informed and adapting quickly with these changes.  We have...

Caregiving for the Elderly during the COVID-19 Pandemic

As most of you know, COVID-19 is a virus that is especially vulnerable for the elderly to get and lead to a severe illness. Those with preexisting conditions, like heart disease, diabetes, or cancer are more likely to have a worse case of the Coronavirus than any...

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

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

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!

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

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

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...

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