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.

Getting Better with Age

Getting Better with Age
You Are What You Eat Eating nutrient rich foods is good for you no matter what age you are.  Maintaining a balanced diet will undeniably improve your health, but there are certain foods that you... read more
Published on January 2, 2019.

Our 2019 Resolutions

Our 2019 Resolutions
HAPPY NEW YEAR! This is the time of year when we think about fresh starts and creating the life we want. We welcome in the New Year by taking inventory of the past and... read more
Published on December 31, 2018.

Preparing a Home for End-of-Life Care

Preparing a Home for End-of-Life Care
Creating Comfort | Preparing a Home for End-of-Life Care. The author, Jane Austen, once said, “There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.” When asked about end-of-life wishes, millions of Americans express a... read more
Published on December 30, 2018.

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 15, 2018.

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