Culture & Community

Dementia & Music

Dementia & Music
Music & Dementia Seeing a loved one slowly fade, memory by memory, can be heartbreaking for a family to witness and devastating for the individual with the disease. However, music has offered many families a... read more
Published on October 31, 2016.

Summer Getaways: Ocean Shores

Summer Getaways: Ocean Shores
Are you looking for a beach vacation but you want to stay in the state? Put your feet in the sand at Ocean Shores, a lovely and cozy beach community on the Washington coastline. ... read more
Published on June 6, 2016.

Summer Getaways: San Juan Islands

Summer Getaways: San Juan Islands
Visiting this set of rural islands is truly a Northwest summer treat.  There are areas in the San Juan Islands where nature has remained untouched, not far from how they were discovered by Spanish... read more
Published on June 4, 2016.

Summer Getaways: Washington Wine Country

Summer Getaways: Washington Wine Country
The Washington Wine country is internationally known and a beautiful place for seniors to travel to during the summer months. Rolling golden hills, snaking rivers and the dry heat of eastern Washington is quite... read more
Published on June 3, 2016.

What to Get Mom & Dad? Gift Giving Guide for Adult Children

What to Get Mom & Dad? Gift Giving Guide for Adult Children
As adult children, it can be difficult to know what gift to get an aging parent for the holidays. Many aging adults are downsizing and don’t really need more stuff, while other gifts can... read more
Published on December 1, 2015.

What Makes Us Resilient? Building Resilience as We Age and Encounter Difficulties

What Makes Us Resilient? Building Resilience as We Age and Encounter Difficulties
Have you known those people in your life that encounter incredible adversity, but against all odds find ways to remain themselves and keep going? Have you known those people that seem to be weighed... read more
Published on January 2, 2015.

The Culture Cure: Turning to the arts when dementia has no cure.

The Culture Cure: Turning to the arts when dementia has no cure.
Here in Washington State, Alzheimer’s is the 3rd leading cause of death. In fact, that gives us the 4th highest Alzheimer’s death rate in America. While over 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s... read more
Published on November 5, 2014.

Meet Me at the Movies: Culture and Alzheimer's Care

Meet Me at the Movies: Culture and Alzheimer's Care
The Silver Screen    As part of our Silver Screen series, we highlight the themes of aging being explored in the art form of film. Beginning in October, the cinema now has something special to offer... read more
Published on October 13, 2014.

Staying Calm in an Emergency: Video Blog

Staying Calm in an Emergency: Video Blog
Alice Beckham, 91 | Calming Crafts  In the last of our video series called "Absolutely Alice", Alice Beckham, 91, shares things she likes to make and how working with her hands can be calming. September... read more
Published on September 12, 2014.

The Silver Screen: Themes of Aging in Film

The Silver Screen: Themes of Aging in Film
Over the past few years we have seen a significant rise in the number of films that tackle themes of aging. From the delightful, “Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” to the chilling, “Amour” film makers... read more
Published on August 25, 2014.

Displaying 1 to 10 of 52