Caring For Parents

4 Tips for a Better Hospital Stay

4 Tips for a Better Hospital Stay
No one wants to go to the hospital, but unfortunately as we age this becomes increasingly likely.  Seniors tend to have more hospital admissions than younger adults.  In order to be as comfortable in... read more
Published on December 28, 2017.

5 Holiday Tips for Caregivers

5 Holiday Tips for Caregivers
We have always learned that stress is bad, in fact, stress can make us sick. However, new scientific research is showing us that this may be a situation of mind over matter. According to... read more
Published on November 30, 2017.

A Season of Peace: Family Dynamics & Eldercare

A Season of Peace: Family Dynamics & Eldercare
After nearly 28 years in Geriatric Care Management, we have come to understand a few things about family dynamics in eldercare. Eldercare is a family affair Every family is unique Every family has a past, “black sheep”,... read more
Published on November 28, 2017.

Are Mom & Dad Safe? | A Checklist for Adult Children

Are Mom & Dad Safe? | A Checklist for Adult Children
Have you ever been at work and found yourself thinking about your parent’s safety? This is a reality for millions of Americans balancing a career and family caregiver responsibilities. However, with a little planning and... read more
Published on September 21, 2017.

Senior Savvy Events for the Summer

Senior Savvy Events for the Summer
The Summer in the Northwest brings with it some great music, art, and food. Think outside the box this summer and get your senior active out in the community! Summer events are casual, comfortable and... read more
Published on June 26, 2017.

Tips for Traveling with Seniors

Tips for Traveling with Seniors
Regardless of age, travel can wear anybody out. Traveling with a senior can be particularly stressful for families, but it doesn’t have to be. Read through this list of simple packing, travel, and arrival... read more
Published on June 20, 2017.

Responding to the Symptoms of Dementia

Responding to the Symptoms of Dementia
Sound Options shares tips for dementia caregivers to respond to difficult behaviors with compassion and skill. read more
Published on October 30, 2016.

Home Safety for Mom & Dad

Home Safety for Mom & Dad
Simple Checklist for Adult Children As the adult children of aging parents, safety is one of your primary concerns. Many adult children are sharing tasks and enlisting services to enable parents to age in their home... read more
Published on September 5, 2016.

Elder Care: A Family Affair

Elder Care: A Family Affair
When we think of elder care services we tend to assume that the aging adult is the only client receiving services. However, at Sound Options we understand that elder care is really a family... read more
Published on May 1, 2016.

Rocking the Roles: How NOT to Parent an Aging Parent

Rocking the Roles: How NOT to Parent an Aging Parent
Changing Relationships As children, part of the process of human development is that we differentiate from our parents. Over time, our independence and authority grows as we mature into adulthood and the once hierarchical parent/child... read more
Published on January 4, 2016.

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