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Technology for Seniors: Gadgets and Apps to Make Life Easier

In today’s fast-paced world, technology is constantly evolving, and it has become an essential part of our daily lives. Older adults, too, can benefit from embracing the latest tech gadgets and apps, as they offer numerous advantages that can enhance their independence, connectedness, safety and overall quality of life. By staying up to date with …

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Gallup Exceptional Workplace Awarded to LCS

We are thrilled to announce that LCS® has been named a Gallup Exceptional Workplace Award Winner for 2023. This prestigious award recognizes organizations that have achieved exceptional performance in employee engagement and workplace culture. As a Life Care Services® community, part of the LCS family of companies, we are deeply committed to creating a positive …

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15 Years of Joy and Connection: Reflections from Our Senior Living Community

Timber Ridge at Talus first broke ground on our luxury senior living community in Issaquah, Washington, more than 15 years ago. Designed to be part of a 630-acre master-planned community featuring a collection of well-designed neighborhoods, our vision for an engaging, interconnected retirement community started even before those first ceremonial shovels of dirt were turned …

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Choosing the Right Senior Living Floor Plan for Your Needs

There are a lot of advantages to choosing the independent living lifestyle of a retirement community like Timber Ridge of Talus. But after spending decades in your own home, it can still be challenging to think about moving into senior living. When you take a closer look at the senior living floor plans, you’re sure …

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Independent Living at a Life Plan Community vs. Staying at Home

Older adults often find their world gets smaller as they age, with fewer friends close by, more limited driving (especially at night), and fewer opportunities to spend time out of the house. Although many seniors equate living at home with freedom and independence, as time goes on, the experience of staying at home can be …

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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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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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