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Assisted Living Or In-Home Care? Comparing Costs In West Seattle

Posted by Jim Fuller on Nov 16, 2018 9:50:00 AM
Deciding when to move from one’s own home into a community living arrangement can be difficult. For most people, cost is a factor in choosing a retirement community. In fact, the cost of elder care is significant, which is why it is important to make sure that you gather as much information as possible about the pros and cons of the various elder care options.
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Tags: How to Choose a Retirement Community, Cost of Senior Living Community in West Seattle, Levels of Care, West Seattle Senior Living

How Can I Check on My Loved One?

Posted by Jim Fuller on Aug 11, 2016 6:00:00 AM
It’s ironic how life turns things around as people age. Where once parents worried about their kids, who they were with and what they were doing, now the adult children face concern about their aging family members. Are they taking their medication as prescribed? Are they careful when they go shopping? Did they make it to the doctor appointment?
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Tags: Levels of Care, West Seattle Senior Living

5 Questions to Ask About Staff at an Assisted Living Home

Posted by Jim Fuller on Jul 26, 2016 6:00:00 AM
If your parent is ready to move into an assisted living facility, you may already be looking at possible locations that are close to home. While being near at hand is a convenient choice for visiting and socializing, make sure you investigate each facility thoroughly before making your choice. While a lovely apartment, tons of activities and beautiful grounds certainly can sway your opinion between one assisted living community and another, make sure you also check out all aspects of a potential home. One of the most important parts of the due diligence you’ll do is on the staff who will take care of your parent, yet this is often overlooked. Here are five things to check about staff at an assisted living facility.
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Tags: Levels of Care, West Seattle Senior Living

Post-Surgery Care In West Seattle Helps Seniors Focus On Recovery

Posted by Jim Fuller on May 18, 2015 10:00:00 AM
Very few of us enjoy being in the hospital. Once the crisis that put us there is under control and we’re on the mend, we start getting antsy to get out. There is the bustle of nurses delivering medications, housekeeping coming through, nursing aides checking vital signs, visitors coming and going. Hospital-related infections are a real concern, too.
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Tags: Assisted Living in West Seattle, Independent Living Choices, Healthy Seniors in West Seattle Living, West Seattle Senior Living, Levels of Care, Senor Living Advice

What Does Good Post-Surgery Care Look Like For Seniors In West Seattle?

Posted by Jim Fuller on Apr 2, 2015 11:30:00 AM
What does good post-surgery care look like?
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Tags: Assisted Living in West Seattle, Active Senior Living, Independent Living Choices, Healthy Seniors in West Seattle Living, West Seattle Senior Living, Levels of Care, Senor Living Advice

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