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Life Care Services Ranked Highest in Customer Satisfaction

It’s a Proud Time to Live at Timber Ridge at Talus Our management company, Life Care Services®, An LCS® Company, ranked highest in customer satisfaction with independent living senior living communities two years in a row — and we have you to thank for it. This award demonstrates that residents and their families are receiving …

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How Does Cold Weather Affect Older Adults?

Winters in our neck of the woods tend to be cold and wet with the occasional snowstorm. The snow-covered mountains look pretty as a postcard. But freezing temperatures and slick conditions may give you pause before venturing outdoors. Still, Fido needs to be taken for a walk, and the exercise will do you both good. …

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8 Fun Winter Activities for Seniors

When it’s freezing outside and a cold drizzle is pelting the windows, the thought of huddling under a blanket with a hot cup of cocoa and your favorite movie seems like a good idea. But as attractive as that sounds, hibernating until spring isn’t good for your health unless you’re a bear. We humans need …

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5 Ways to Show Gratitude for the Senior in Your Life

How to Show Gratitude for Your Favorite Senior It can sometimes be difficult to show your gratitude to the friends and family in your life. Even those with the best intentions can find that life sometimes gets in the way. But, if we’re honest with ourselves, it doesn’t have to take a great deal of …

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9 Mental Health Benefits of Art

For many of us, drawing, painting, sculpting or simply doodling is an enjoyable way to spend some time. We used to do it when we were kids, either in art class or on our own during a rainy afternoon. Occasionally you may have surprised yourself at what you’d created. And even if it wasn’t something …

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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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