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Why Work With an Eldercare Consultant?

Why Work With an Eldercare Consultant? Would you go to court without an attorney? Into surgery without a good surgeon? Purchase a home without a realtor? Exploring the vast world of long term care and senior housing options can be equally overwhelming. The right Eldercare Consultant can educate, guide, protect, and simplify your search – providing you with the right options for you or your loved one’s unique needs. In Washington State Eldercare Consultants may be called by many names: Eldercare Consultant, Senior Advisor, Referral Agent, and Placement Agent are a few. Reputable agents understand their responsibilities and legal requirements
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Categories: Elder Care, General, Home Care, Press Release, and Senior Housing and Care.

The Importance of Preserving the Past

“Being listened to and heard is one of the greatest desires of the human heart” -Richard Carlson By the time this is printed I will have attended two major events honoring our greatest generation. The Washington State Legacy WWII project “Washington Remembers”-celebrating and recognizing the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII and the Polson museum’s Pioneer of the Year award honoring two of our local citizens. In the nearly 27 years that I have served people, my deepest regret is not starting much earlier than I did recording, documenting and photographing the wonderful and interesting people that have crossed
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Categories: General.

Sometimes a Smaller Environment is Best

I like to write about real life experiences, issues and concerns that I’m helping people with on a daily basis. So the point of this month’s article is simply if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it! I recently found a lovely adult family home for a lady who was living in her own home alone, isolated and deteriorating rapidly. Her appetite had diminished. She was sun downing (a symptom of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Confusion and agitation worsen in the late afternoon and evening, or as the sun goes down.) There were times she was unresponsive, lethargic
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Categories: General.