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With longer daylight hours and warmer weather, it’s a great time to shake off those winter blues. Many people have been stuck indoors because of COVID-19 and the cold, which can increase feelings of depression and loneliness. We’re taking a closer look at some ways to boost your mood while enjoying the change in seasons. … Continue reading Spring Activities to Boost Seniors’ Mental Health→
A common condition that affects many seniors is osteoarthritis. Because this type of arthritis develops over time as the cartilage between joints begins to wear down, it is usually associated with aging. While it can be bothersome, there are also some ways to help manage symptoms and allow you to continue doing many activities that … Continue reading What You Need to Know About Osteoarthritis→
One side effect of aging is that many people deal with is arthritis. This swelling of the joints can leave you feeling stiff and sore. It may become more difficult to get your fingers to do the intricate tasks you once did, or maybe you feel it in your hips or ankles when you try … Continue reading Coping with Arthritis as You Age→
There is a lot of focus on physical exercise as you age, but it is also important to exercise your mind. Challenging yourself with different activities can help to keep your mind sharper. Contact your local senior center to see what classes they offer or where there are other opportunities within your community to socialize … Continue reading Senior Classes to Exercise Your Mind→
Many seniors rely on family members, friends, or caregivers to assist and support them as they age. They may need help with mobility, running errands, preparing meals, scheduling appointments, or any number of other tasks to allow them to age in place more safely and independently. Unfortunately, sometimes seniors are taken advantage of or mistreated. … Continue reading Not Just Physical: Recognizing Different Types of Elder Abuse→
Dear Phil & Kelci, "Now I understand why they don’t allow “tipping” words are not enough to express my appreciation for all you’ve done for me: You never once made me feel I...View Full Testimonial
-Gail ,Lakewood WA
Elderly Care for Gail
Dear Phil & Kelci, "Now I understand why they don’t allow “tipping” words are not enough to express my appreciation for all you’ve done for me: You never once made me feel I couldn’t do something (dressing, personal care etc..) you just helped and praised me as I completed each task. As I walk through my orderly, clean house, I am filled with wonder at your skill to organize and make my house a “Shining Home” I’ll think of you daily and appreciate what a kind, generous, and tireless, person who is much stronger than you even realize, Kelci. I won’t forget you.
-Gail ,Lakewood WA
Move to the Music: How Music Can Support Mental Health in Aging
Music can be a very powerful tool that conjures up a lot of memories. Long after you’ve forgotten the details of an event, hearing a familiar song can bring you...