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September is healthy aging month, so we wanted to end the month with some tips to reduce the likelihood of falls in the home. Falling is never a good thing for any individual, but it can be particularly devastating to a person who is elderly or who has compromised health. Preventing falls can mean the… Read more »

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  We encourage our caregivers and family members to take our clients out, and about to encourage a high quality of life! September 13th-24th Washington State Fair in Puyallup September 15th-17th Bird Festival in Edmonds September 16th Snohomish Zombie Walk starts at 4:30pm in downtown Snohomish September 16th-17th Latin American Festival at the Seattle Center…. Read more »

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Aug 3rd-6th Free Shakespeare plays at multiple locations including Seattle, Tacoma, Bellevue and more! Aug 4th-6th Seattle Art Fair at the Century Link Event Center Aug 4th-6th African Heritage Festival Free!  At 23rd and Union to Judkins Park Aug 4th-6th Seafair Air Show and Hydroplane Races Aug 6th Lantern Ceremony at Green Lake to remember the… Read more »

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Know before you go! If you are planning on travelling out of the country for your summer getaway, make sure you plan ahead! Visit your doctor 4-6 weeks before you leave to make sure you are up to date on vaccines or medicines you might need to ensure you are healthy during your vacation! Pack… Read more »

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Be aware of Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke Symptoms  We have already had some hot weather this summer and we need to be aware of the symptoms of heat related illness.  Anyone can develop heat exhaustion or heat stroke but those who are most at risk include the elderly (age 65 older) and people with… Read more »

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The American Heart Association recommends 150 minutes or more of moderate physical activity in a week to maintain overall physical health.  To promote health and wellness, CHCServices has decided to perform a little office competition!  We have divided into three teams per department, Cruisin’ Clinicians, The Dream Team (Sales and Marketing) and the Travelin’ Tootsies… Read more »

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Effective July 23rd, 2017, Washington’s new Distracted Driving Law prohibits the use of electronics while driving.  This includes, holding a wireless communication device to his or her ear and/or sending, reading or writing a text message.  Talking or texting while driving can get you a $136 fine the first infraction which would increase to $245… Read more »

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July 4th Fireworks Shows: Bellevue – Downtoen Park 10:05pm Des Moines – Marina 10:20pm Edmonds – Civic Stadium 10pm Everett – Port Gardner Bay 10:20pm Federal Way – Celebration Park 10pm Kent – Lake Meridian Park 10pm Kirkland – Marina Park 10:15pm Lakewood – Joint Base Lewis-McChord 10pm Newcastle – Lake Boren Park 10pm Renton… Read more »

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Here are some events CHCS staff and clients might be interested in going to.  See you there! June 5th-8th Made in Seattle Week 2017 Free event to promote local business and ingenuity here in Seattle! June 9th-11th Sotricultural Garden Arts Festival Fri, June 9,  10 am to 8 pm, Sat, June 10,  10 am to 6 pm, Sun, June… Read more »