COVID-19: If you’re older and have chronic health problems, read this

COVID-19: If you’re older and have chronic health problems, read this
POSTED APRIL 01, 2020, 2:30 PM Robert H. Shmerling, MD Senior Faculty Editor, Harvard Health Publishing   By now, you’ve probably heard this warning about the new coronavirus pandemic: those who are older and have a chronic medical condition... read more
Published on April 7, 2020.

Caregiving in the Time of Coronavirus

Caregiving in the Time of Coronavirus
“A View from Washington State….CoVid-19 Ground Zero” By Tony, Founder of VillagePlan™   So far for the average family, the COVID-19 threat has meant doing the same things they already did to look after their parents’ health—just... read more
Published on March 19, 2020.

How to know when your parent needs emergency psychiatric care.

How to know when your parent needs emergency psychiatric care.
How to know when your parent needs emergency psychiatric care:   Talking about suicide Not eating or extreme weight loss Loss of interest in everyday activities like getting dressed, showering, cooking Aggressive behaviors toward others in the home Not able... read more
Published on January 13, 2020.

SCAMS AND SAFETY - Fraud Against Seniors

SCAMS AND SAFETY - Fraud Against Seniors
The FBI’s Common Fraud Schemes webpage provides tips on how you can protect yourself and your family from fraud. Senior citizens especially should be aware of fraud schemes for the following reasons:  Senior citizens are... read more
Published on December 17, 2019.

Care Managers Cutting the Costs of Care

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 December 9, 2019.

Weekly Research Review - July 5

Weekly Research Review - July 5
Seniors may need new shoes to avoid pain, prevent falls Physicians Weekly Because our feet change shape as we age, shoes that fit when we were young may become uncomfortable and unsafe in our senior years,... read more
Published on July 5, 2019.

Weekly Research Review - June 28

Weekly Research Review - June 28
New Evidence Supports Inverse Association Between Cancer, Alzheimer’s Healio Findings suggest that a common pathologic process in cancer and Alzheimer’s disease (AD) may work in opposite directions, according to the researchers. read here Vancouver Woman Turns to Advocacy... read more
Published on June 28, 2019.

Our Caregiver Liaisons

Our Caregiver Liaisons
Check out these special Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs)! Our team of professional Caregivers is supported by our Caregiver Liaisons. These three help train new Caregivers, offer administrative assistance, and provide excellence customer service to family... read more
Published on June 10, 2019.

Our Alzheimer's Stories

Our Alzheimer's Stories
June is Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month and the Alzheimer's Association is counting on all of us to share a #MyAlzStory. The more we talk about our experiences and connect with others in the... read more
Published on June 6, 2019.

Tough Talks with Dad

Tough Talks with Dad
Adult children are often uncomfortable talking to their parents about aging issues or concerns they have about their parent’s safety and well-being.  Since June is the month we celebrate Father’s Day, focusing on some... read more
Published on June 2, 2019.

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