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For your loved one, the comforts of home, for you, peace of mind

Federal Way retirement community takes care of the little things, so you and your loved ones can get back to enjoying life

 

Building connections is one of the key reasons residents explore the possibilities of senior living, like these friends from Quail Park at Lynnwood.

Forging friendships: Building community in retirement

For most of us, friendships are vital to health, wellness and overall…

 

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It’s summertime, and the living is easy in Lynnwood

“Summer afternoon – summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.” – British author Henry James,… Continue reading

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At Quail Park of Lynnwood, the committed caregivers have demonstrated truly super abilities as they and residents together navigate the realities of life during a pandemic.

These caregivers are simply super!

Think of a superhero and you’ll likely conjure images of a fancy costume, maybe a cape and some other-worldly abilities, like X-ray vision or flying.… Continue reading

At Quail Park of Lynnwood, the committed caregivers have demonstrated truly super abilities as they and residents together navigate the realities of life during a pandemic.
Quail Park of Lynnwood resident Pat Webster and her pup, Roxie. With its comfortable, lodge-like aesthetic, Quail Park offers a safe, comfortable, pet-friendly environment.

Room for you and Rover, too: Pet-friendly retirement living

This year, when seniors were unable to visit friends and family, the benefits of sharing their home with a four-legged friend became all the more… Continue reading

Quail Park of Lynnwood resident Pat Webster and her pup, Roxie. With its comfortable, lodge-like aesthetic, Quail Park offers a safe, comfortable, pet-friendly environment.
Access to nature can boost mental health and physical activity, both key to living a longer, more fulfilled life – something the team at Quail Park of Lynnwood keep firmly in mind.

Nature matters: Environmental wellness key in retirement

The past year has taught us many things, not least of which is the value of meaningful connections with friends, family and community. But it’s… Continue reading

Access to nature can boost mental health and physical activity, both key to living a longer, more fulfilled life – something the team at Quail Park of Lynnwood keep firmly in mind.
Chef Konrad Winder is committed to creating cuisine that is both nutritious and delicious for residents at Quail Park of Lynnwood.

These seniors savor a menu built for the brain … and their tastebuds!

A healthy diet includes ingredients to support brain health

Chef Konrad Winder is committed to creating cuisine that is both nutritious and delicious for residents at Quail Park of Lynnwood.
Gail and Alice chat in the hallway at Windsor Square.

Inspired, independent living in a community you’ll love calling home

‘The safety and happiness of residents are key – the two go hand-in-hand.’

Gail and Alice chat in the hallway at Windsor Square.
Vacation spots pamper your mind and body

Vacation spots pamper your mind and body

By Kathy Witt Tribune News Service Need a favorite literary tome fetched? A cooling cloth spritzed with a custom fragrance for your sun-warmed brow? The… Continue reading

Vacation spots pamper your mind and body
The best hearing aid for you? It depends on several factors

The best hearing aid for you? It depends on several factors

Mayo Clinic News Network Q. Why do hearing aids work for some people but not others? A. The type of hearing loss you have and… Continue reading

The best hearing aid for you? It depends on several factors
Boomers deal with hearing loss to preserve quality of life

Boomers deal with hearing loss to preserve quality of life

By Treva Lind The Spokesman-Review By Treva Lind The Spokesman-Review Seated in a soundproof room, 67-year-old Dale Fowler listened carefully for tones coming through his… Continue reading

Boomers deal with hearing loss to preserve quality of life

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide providing free tax prep help

By Janet Lam-Rogers AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Volunteer It’s that time of year again. Millions of low- to moderate- income people, especially those 50 and older,… Continue reading

Commentary: Talk to lawmakers about health programs

For 43 years, Senior Services of Snohomish County has delivered high-quality service with great personalized compassion to vulnerable seniors and people with disabilities. We do… Continue reading

New book eases older adults into yoga

By Nancy Szokan The Washington Post Plagued by stiff or painful joints as we age, some of us consider yoga. We sign up for a… Continue reading

How to help older drivers give up the car keys

Q. What tips can you recommend that can help me deal with my mom’s bad driving? At age 83, her driving abilities have declined, but… Continue reading

Embracing the ‘now’ — not the ‘what-ifs’

My eyes are bleeding. I was at my yearly routine eye exam when my doctor said, “There’s bleeding around your retina in your left eye.”… Continue reading

Mindfulness can reduce stress, lower heart attack risk

Q: I have experienced significant stresses in my life recently and have developed high blood pressure. I am concerned about my heart health. What activities… Continue reading

Be ready to time travel with loved ones with memory loss

By Maricel Halmo CarePartners “Memory is a way of holding on to the things you love, the things you are, the things you never want… Continue reading

Trip to Social Security may not be necessary

If you are receiving benefits from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and are reapplying for benefits, or are assisting someone with their… Continue reading

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