Seniors

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.’

 

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?…

 

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…

 

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

Four volunteering opportunities for folks 55 and up

February is a good month to start volunteering! Sponsored by Catholic Community Services, RSVP is Americas largest volunteer network for persons over 55 and the… Continue reading

Diet plays major role in combatting hypertension

Senior Services of Snohomish County Hypertension, or persistently high blood pressure, is a common medical condition in which blood circulates through the body’s vessels at… Continue reading

Black History Month offers an opportunity to connect

Black History Month offers an opportunity to connect

By Louise Lindgren cameronlindgren2@gmail.com In 1918, baby Maydrew Weliza Stewart nestled contentedly in her mother’s arms, totally unaware of the turbulence that would soon visit… Continue reading

Black History Month offers an opportunity to connect

Tightened nursing home rules may be repealed, advocates worry

in most cases, consumer friendly — were issued by Medicare toward the end of 2016,… Continue reading

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