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The Benefits When a Senior Cooks

Whether it’s a holiday meal that you had a hand in making or being in the kitchen with your grandmother, it’s a common belief that food brings people together in a way that nothing else can. For scores of seniors, the kitchen is a place in the home where they are...

Six Tips for Communication and Dementia

Six Tips for Communication and Dementia

When it comes to taking care of a loved one who suffers with dementia, it has its challenges. One of the many negative effects of progressive brain disorders, like dementia and Alzheimer’s, is that it makes it extremely difficult to communicate with others. These...

7 Father’s Day Gifts for Senior Dad

7 Father’s Day Gifts for Senior Dad

Father’s Day is this Sunday, June 21. Are you still searching for the perfect Father’s Day gift for your elderly dad? As their mobility becomes more limited or as they have been in isolation for several months during the recent pandemic, it can be very difficult to...

Depression in Seniors

Amongst the senior population in the country, almost 20% of the elderly population suffer from mental health disorders. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), roughly one in three of these elderly do not receive the proper treatment that they need. One of...

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...

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