I recently took a spill, and it made me realize, more than ever, the importance of safety in the home, especially for seniors.
As we age, we all fear that we might fall victim to dementia, Alzheimer’s or a stroke. Neuroscience research is ongoing, looking for causes. A few revelations provide helpful pathways for maintaining and even stimulating “brain health.”
The lengthy list of requirements on adult family homes could restrict the number of new facilities needed to meet the growing demand by an aging population in Seattle and King County, according to the owner of multiple senior-care facilities.
If the essence of living is activity, then it’s especially vital for the elderly. As a member of the elder-care profession, I observe an unfortunate reality during the winter months: We inexplicably lose seniors who are frail and suffering from poor health.
Beginning with today's Protect Your Pet event, the
Seattle Animal Shelter's mobile clinic will temporarily relocate from the shelter’s main parking
lot to a spot adjacent to the canine corral, on the west side of the
Do you ever feel like your kids (and you) are spending too much time
with electronic devices? Phones, iPods, computers, TV, video games,
tablets — the choices seem endless and can draw users in for hours at a
If you’ve diligently saved and planned for retirement, most experts
say you should do a “final approach” three to five years before your
planned retirement date. If your retirement finances aren’t as stable,
it’s smarter to start the transition as early as possible while time is
on your side.