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.


Why Swimming Is One of the Best Fitness Activities for Seniors

Whether you’re swimming laps or doing water aerobics, the pool is perfect for a low-impact workout. Swimming is a joint-friendly fitness activity for seniors that’s easy to do year-round in an indoor pool. And you don’t have to be an experienced swimmer to enjoy the benefit of water exercise. Simply getting into the pool to …

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6 Best Yoga Poses for Active Older Adults

Yoga has a variety of health benefits that include improving flexibility and balance, reducing stress levels, relieving insomnia, and increasing strength. However, the best part about yoga is that it’s for every kind of body. Whether you have only a few minutes for a restorative pose or you’ve scheduled time for a full session, check …

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Timber Ridge at Talus’s Management Company Ranked #1 in J.D. Power 2022 U.S. Senior Living Satisfaction Study

Life Care Services Awarded Highest Customer Satisfaction Among Senior Independent Living Providers for the 4th Consecutive Year.   Timber Ridge at Talus, managed by Life Care Services®, An LCS® Company, announced that its management company ranked highest in customer satisfaction with independent senior living providers for the fourth consecutive year in the J.D. Power 2022 …

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5 Tips to Make Gardening Easier for Seniors

“For the last 40 years of my life, I have broken my back, my fingernails, and sometimes my heart, in the practical pursuit of my favorite occupation.” So wrote the passionate gardener Vita Sackville-West. Indeed, there’s no denying that gardening can be physically challenging — after all, it’s classified as moderate-intensity physical activity by the …

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We Were Featured in the New York Times

Read the latest New York Times article that describes how residents Louise and Charles Kiss, after selling their home and moving to Timber Ridge at Talus, were able to invest the balance, about $250,000, in U.S. Treasury bonds and increase their cash flow. Learn more about the perks of downsizing in square footage while picking …

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5 Fantastic Ideas for Senior Outdoor Activities

When you were a kid, your mom may have encouraged you to go outside and play. It was good advice. Spending time outdoors offers health benefits for people of all ages, including improved blood pressure and lower risk of type 2 diabetes and stroke. The act of playing offers perks, too, such as helping you cope …

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Top Amenities to Look for in an Independent Living Community

If you’re exploring senior living options, you probably know that independent living communities offer active seniors an easy, maintenance-free lifestyle. You can sit back, relax and … do what? After a lifetime of hard work, household chores and other obligations, you may not know how to answer that question. What will you do with your …

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10 Fun Summer Activities for Older Adults

The stereotype of the Pacific Northwest is that it’s cloudy and rainy all year long. But those who live here know that’s far from the case. In fact, during the summer, the weather around Seattle is some of the best in the country. To help you have fun in the sun, this blog post describes …

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5 Best Balance Exercises for Seniors

The number one way to prevent falls and increase your mobility is by improving your balance. Thankfully, the best balance exercises for seniors don’t require a gym membership. All you need is sturdy support and an area where you can safely move around. Just be sure to check with your primary care provider before you …

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7 Great Volunteer Opportunities for Seniors

Giving back through volunteering doesn’t just help people in need; it’s also great for senior health. Research has proven that seniors who regularly volunteer live longer, have less depression, and report fewer mobility issues, compared to non-volunteers. These benefits and others are why volunteering is so popular among older adults. In fact, according to AgingInPlace.com, …

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