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 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Tightened nursing home rules may be repealed, advocates worry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