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.


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 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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Top Senior Living Trends in 2020

Each year, new trends in senior living cause the industry to evolve and set new standards. The best senior living communities keep up with senior living industry trends to ensure they’re providing the highest-quality experience for their residents. By 2030, all Baby Boomers (the largest generation in the U.S.) will be seniors, and for the …

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Opening Up Our Community

Federal and state governments are releasing plans to reopen the economy to essential business. While this is an encouraging sign to our country’s response to COVID-19, please know this process will be taken thoughtfully at Timber Ridge at Talus. We will implement a three-phased approach when reopening our community. Decisions for each phase will be …

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