Understanding Hoarding in Seniors
At Sound Options, we are always discussing the spaces we live in and how it impacts seniors’ lifestyles, safety, comfort, and even how they age. One of the most tragic issues concerning a living space... read more
Published on June 1, 2017.
Care Managers Cutting the Costs of Care
What will it cost to care for my loved one? It’s probably the most common burning question Northwest families ask when they consult in our office. This is also one of the more difficult... read more
Published on May 5, 2017.
Estate Planning: Don't Be Unwilling
At first glance, estate planning may seem like an impossible task. As difficult as it may seem, it is much more stressful during a crisis or after death. A 2015 estate-planning survey by Harris... read more
Published on April 15, 2017.
I'm a Financial Power of Attorney, Now What?
Money can be one of the biggest elephants in the room for families. Everyone thinks about it, but no one is talking. Personal finances tend to be a very private responsibility, even for the... read more
Published on April 12, 2017.
Does Meditation Work?
It’s time to throw out the notion that only monks and yoga teachers are allowed to meditate! Mediation can be beneficial no matter your experience level. By taking just a few mindful moments each day,... read more
Published on March 14, 2017.
Aging Appetites - Helping with Appetite Loss in Seniors
If you are a caregiver helping to provide meals to a loved one, you may have asked yourself what causes loss of appetite in seniors? Loss of... read more
Published on March 1, 2017.
Heart Disease and Dental Health Connections
Research indicates bacteria and inflammation in the mouth are associated with problems like heart disease and dementia. The culprit: plaque build-up. Plaque is from bacteria that continuously forms on our teeth. If the plaque build-up goes untreated, this... read more
Published on February 7, 2017.
Heart Healthy Foods
There are so many foods to eat to keep our heart healthy. Keep in mind, the best foods are fresh and in as natural a state as possible. Here are some of our favorites:
More dark chocolate,... read more
Published on February 1, 2017.