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5 Garden Tools Safe for a Senior Gardener

Posted by Kim Salas on Jun 27, 2018 9:53:00 AM
Spending time outdoors, digging in the dirt and watching it transform into something beautiful is a hobby for many seniors. Gardening may have been an interest all their lives or it may have developed when they had more time on their hands. Either way, it’s a fun, healthy activity that can also become difficult for people as they get older. Fortunately, there are many tools which make gardening safer for seniors.
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Tags: Senior Living Advice, Retirement Living in Federal Way, Senior Lifestyle, Keeping Seniors Active, Active Aging Adults

How to Do a Safety Check of a Senior Loved One's Kitchen

Posted by Kim Salas on Jun 21, 2018 8:56:00 AM
The kitchen is the heart of the home, and if your senior loved one spent time there cooking delicious meals, it’s likely filled with memories. As a person ages, this room can also become dangerous. While you may have heard of people with dementia who forget to turn off the oven or stovetop, many other dangers lurk in the kitchen. It’s important to do a safety check occasionally to make sure the kitchen is safe for your loved one.
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Tags: Senior Living Advice, Senior Caregiving Resources

Questions to Ask When Choosing a Senior Living Community

Posted by Kim Salas on Jun 13, 2018 7:59:00 AM
Moving out of your home and into a senior living community is a big decision. You may have certain things you’re looking for or you may be completely overwhelmed at the choices available to you in Federal Way. No matter what your priorities are, there are certain questions you should be asking when selecting your future home.
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Tags: Moving to a Retirement Community, How to Choose a Retirement Community

How to Approach the Awkward Conversation of Money with Your Senior Parent

Posted by Kim Salas on Jun 8, 2018 9:28:00 AM
It’s difficult to reverse roles with your parent when they get older, but sometimes you must have tough conversations. One of the most difficult is on the subject of money. Now that your senior loved one has retired, they are living on a fixed income from how and where they invested their money. As long as they are able to remain independent and mentally alert, they can take care of their finances, but at some point, you may need to get involved.
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Tags: Retirement Planning in Federal Way, Paying for Senior Care, Communication, Senior Lifestyle

Transitioning Tips for Moving Your Loved One into a Retirement Community

Posted by Kim Salas on Apr 25, 2018 7:54:00 AM
It can be a difficult decision to move your senior loved one out of their home into a retirement community. In some cases, they may not agree with this choice and even rebel against it. In other situations, they realize the situation is inevitable, but it still gives them a feeling of loss. Here are some tips to make this transition easier for everyone.
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