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
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
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.
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
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
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.
Bridging the Distance: Long-Distance Caregiving
In recent generations there has been a diaspora of families. Jobs, education, and loved ones have spread families out across the country and the globe. When our aging loved ones need assistance, it can... read more
Published on August 17, 2015.
Who is Providing Long-Term Care?
As you begin to think about long-term care options for yourself or a loved one you may be wondering how others are dealing with the same challenges. A common question is, “Who is providing... read more
Published on August 9, 2015.