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.


Explore the Timber Ridge Lifestyle

Settled in the breathtaking landscapes of Issaquah, Washington, Timber Ridge at Talus calls the scenic landscapes of Issaquah, Washington, home. Here, residents enjoy serenity and comfort in the northwest’s premier senior living community. Timber Ridge offers a remarkable lifestyle enriched with possibilities, exceptional services, and a vibrant community spirit. If you want to live an …

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A Day in the Life of a Timber Ridge Resident

Timber Ridge at Talus residents lead active, engaging lives in their senior living community. Located near Seattle, Washington, Timber Ridge is tailored to provide residents with a maintenance-free, social, and dynamic lifestyle that celebrates this chapter in life. Take a look at a day in the life of Timber Ridge residents Tomette Copp, Louise Tolle, …

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11 Helpful Tips on Hiking for Seniors

When it comes to aging well, older adults need to incorporate physical activity into their daily routines. The CDC states that staying physically active helps you feel and function better and improves your sleep. Hiking is a popular form of exercise for many people because you immerse yourself in nature, breathe in the fresh air, …

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Tips for Processing the 5 Emotional Stages of Retirement

Before you’ve officially retired, you’re likely daydreaming of life where you get to do what you want with all your time, whether it’s spending time outdoors, traveling, returning to beloved hobbies, or learning new ones – all activities that bring you joy. While it’s a lot of fun to look forward to this new, exciting …

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7 Benefits of Retiring in Seattle, Washington

We love the Pacific Northwest. Few other areas of the United States offer the diversity of climate, nature, people, food and entertainment. And don’t get us started on the coffee! So it’s no wonder people like yourself eventually end up doing a bit of internet sleuthing on what it’s like to retire in Seattle, Washington. …

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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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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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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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