Senior Living Blog - April, 2019

All About Good Posture

Published April 30, 2019 by Donna Mae Scheib

Good posture is important no matter how old you are, but there are added benefits for the senior population. This article addressed the topic of good posture and answers several key questions: What are these benefits? What exactly is good posture? and What can be done to improve your posture? In addition, several general tips about exercising are included. read more

5 Ways to Keep an Active Mind

Published April 25, 2019 by Donna Mae Scheib

As we age, our bodies and minds tend to slow down more than they did in our younger years. Luckily, there are many ways to keep our minds active and healthy so that they retain information longer and stay sharp. read more

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 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

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