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  No matter what age you are, exercising is always a positive step towards improving health.  There are different types of exercise: aerobic, strength training, stretching and balance.  In this post, we are focusing specifically on stretching and range of motion.  To find out more about the mechanics of stretching, we got together with CHCS’… Read more »

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Providing on-going, supportive care is taxing in every way -physically, emotionally and mentally – and can be particularly difficult if you are still working or if you are a “sandwich” caregiver (meaning that you care for your own children as well as your parents).  The words “relax” and “de-stress” may not even be in your… Read more »

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  Last summer, my family and I were vacationing in San Diego and we decided to visit the famed San Diego Zoo. It was a beautiful summer day and the sun was front and center. I was so busy enjoying the exhibits and looking after my family that I neglected to fill up my water… Read more »

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  Who are Care Managers and why are they important? Think of a care manager as the “quarterback” of a client’s care team. They act as a personal advocate for their client’s health andwell-being and are responsible for ensuring that all aspects of care are coordinated and medical transitions go as smoothly as possible. Studies… Read more »

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It’s the holidays!  Everyone is out enjoying the season – purchasing last minute gifts, viewing Christmas lights and parades, spreading merriness, good cheer and…germs? Yes, germs, those microorganisms that love to cause viruses and infections. While washing your hands may not be the first thing on your “to do list” when you are standing in… Read more »

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Today, we have a fun, guest post to share with you! As November is National Diabetes Month, we asked Chef David Boyd of Down to Earth Cuisine to share some helpful tips for eating with Diabetes, as well as a delicious recipe that you can make at home. Enjoy!   A big part of what… Read more »

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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 »