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Sedro-Woolley, WA is located on the western edge of the Cascade Mountain Range, about 65 miles north of Seattle and 30 miles south of Bellingham. The visitor center, located on Highway 20, has lots of information about both the North Cascades National Park and the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. read more

POLST

Published April 12, 2019 by Donna Mae Scheib

POLST stands for Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment. It is a medical order in the United States that relays a patient's wishes for their end-of-life care with a physician's approval based on previous medical examination. Doctors sign the POLST form when it is likely enough that the patient will die within one year and when the preferences are in line with the patient's needs, as determined by a discussion between doctor and patient beforehand. read more

Sandwich Generation

Published April 10, 2019 by Donna Mae Scheib

The term "sandwich generation" describes middle-aged adults who care for their children and parents at once. People in this position feel pressured in between two other generations in their care. read more

Around the ripe old age of 55 years old, impending seniors start forgetting little things like names and where we put the mortgage statement. This can cause us great alarm and start us wondering if full-blown dementia is around the corner. read more

Pre-Travel Preparation

Published April 02, 2019 by Donna Mae Scheib

Retirement and the relaxed schedule that comes with it allows seniors to fulfill many lifelong travel dreams, be it around the world or in your own backyard. From health and safety precautions to booking transportation and hotels to choosing destinations, this article is a list of things to know before you go. read more

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