Nursing Demand, Supplying Careers

Nursing Demand, Supplying Careers
Nurses impact every part of health care, including the exploding sector of long-term care. As our state prepares for aging Baby Boomers, the development of resources for senior care is opening up opportunities and presenting a larger need for nurses.  read more
Published on May 6, 2019.

National Aging Life Care Month

National Aging Life Care Month
What Makes a Care Manager an Aging Life Care Professional™? An Aging Life Care Professional is not just someone serving seniors as a care coordinator, but indicates a professional who is a member of the... read more
Published on April 30, 2019.

Aging into the Future: Pierce County 2020-2030

Aging into the Future: Pierce County 2020-2030
On March 23rd, the Pierce County Aging & Disability Resources Center put on the event - Aging into the Future: Pierce County 2020-2030 - which had a great turnout (200+ participants!)  Watch and listen to Mary Lynn... read more
Published on April 11, 2019.

Understanding Hoarding in Seniors

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 April 5, 2019.

Seniors, Alcoholism and Counseling

Seniors, Alcoholism and Counseling
Seniors, Alcoholism and Counseling by: Laurie Thompson LMHCA When you hear the term “substance abuse,” what age range comes to mind? Perhaps you first think of adolescents or young adults. You may be surprised to hear... read more
Published on April 4, 2019.

Concluding Social Workers Appreciation Month

Concluding Social Workers Appreciation Month
In 1963, the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) proposed March as social work month to promote and support new interest in the broad and diverse work done by social workers. Twenty one years... read more
Published on March 27, 2019.

Downsizing Tips for Purging and Planning a Move

Downsizing Tips for Purging and Planning a Move
So much of our attention is spent on things. Caring, cleaning, storing, arranging, packing, unpacking, displaying, dusting THINGS!  But in all this attention, we rarely pause to see how our outer spaces impact and... read more
Published on March 25, 2019.

Aging in Place Safely in Winter

Aging in Place Safely in Winter
When it comes to aging in place, it is helpful to take a seasonal approach to managing risks. Whether you are an aging adult or a loved one of aging parents, reevaluating the living... read more
Published on February 6, 2019.

Sound Options Earns Prestigious ‘Leader in Excellence’ Award

Sound Options Earns Prestigious ‘Leader in Excellence’ Award
TACOMA, WA — Sound Options, the pioneer in Expert-led Home Care services, was named a ‘Leader in Excellence’ by Home Care Pulse, the industry’s leading satisfaction research and quality management firm. It’s the third year... read more
Published on January 31, 2019.

Heart Disease and Dental Health Connections

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 January 30, 2019.

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