At Timber Ridge, residents like to keep busy by attending events, pursuing personal goals, or just catching up with family and friends. To keep up to date on the latest events, check back here often. We’ll have stories about everything going on at Timber Ridge and within senior living.


The Importance of Socialization for Seniors

For many older adults, staying connected and engaged isn’t as easy as it used to be. They’re not going into the office anymore. Their kids have their own busy lives or have moved away. And mobility problems, hearing loss, or poor vision make getting out difficult. On top of all that, the coronavirus has made …

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A Caregiver’s Guide to Creating a Daily Dementia Care Plan

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or other progressive dementia can be an emotional roller coaster. Because dementia affects each person in different ways, no two days are the same. Some days fly by without you getting anything done. Other days go slowly and you worry if your loved one is getting bored. Whatever …

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How to Find the Right Senior Living Community

Home is where your heart (and all your stuff) is. Looking at senior living homes in the Seattle area doesn’t have to be a daunting task. Sure, there is a lot to consider and a lot to do when you decide to look into senior living. But if you break it down and go about …

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The Strategic Re-Opening Of Our Community — August 4, 2020

Our advancement to Phase Two of re-opening the community has been encouraging, however each stage of reopening will continue to be thoughtfully implemented. We remain on guard and sensitive to the fluid nature of the situation and are fully committed to the safety of our residents and staff. With that in mind, the reopening of …

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The Benefits of Pets for Seniors

Anyone who’s ever had a pet knows what a difference that bundle of fur makes in their life. The benefits of having a pet include companionship, unconditional love and, for dog owners, a reason to get off the couch and out the door for a walk. Just petting an animal is good for your health. …

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How to Make the Most of Retirement in Senior Living

How to enjoy retirement on your own terms. Many people think of retirement as an ending. And while it is true that for many of us retirement marks the end of our working life, we like to think of it as an exciting new beginning. Think about it. For the first time, you’ll be completely …

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How to Evaluate a Retirement Community

How to Pick a Retirement Community With all the options available in senior living retirement communities, it can sometimes seem overwhelming to find the one that’s right for you. If you’re wondering how to pick a retirement community that works best for your lifestyle, start by asking a few questions. 5 questions to ask about …

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Opening Up Our Community — June 24, 2020

Many state and county governments are releasing plans to reopen the economy to essential businesses. While this is an encouraging sign, please know this process will be thoughtfully considered at Timber Ridge at Talus. We will implement a multiphased approach when reopening our community. As we serve vulnerable adults throughout our community, Timber Ridge at …

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Importance of Person-Centered Care in a Senior Living Community

It’s well established that the most effective care for maintaining independence and living the fullest life possible is through person-centered care – which is why it’s at the core of the philosophy at Timber Ridge. But exactly what is person-centered care? Though the definition of person-centered care model varies, it’s essentially a model that caters …

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Things for Seniors to Do in Issaquah

Residents of Issaquah, Washington, get to enjoy the breathtaking scenery of the Cascade Mountains and Lake Sammamish every day. Magnificent nature frames daily life here in the Pacific Northwest, creating many outdoor recreational things to do in Issaquah. Beyond the activities nature provides, we’ve compiled a list of many attractions in Issaquah, Washington. While not …

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