"She moved right in, took over too."

November is National Family Caregiver Month

From managing the household, planning groceries and meals, helping with medications, bathing and toileting, these humble heroes devote countless hours by providing consistent support. We call this being a caregiver.

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Age-Friendly Discussion Groups

All of us need access to food, shelter, clean air and water, and health services—age-appropriate screenings, immunizations, and information from caring and knowledgeable service providers

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Bill Gates' Personal Connection to Alzheimer's

The first survivor of Alzheimer's is out there

Sugarcoated November

The last day of October, Halloween night, I turn off the house lights...

Care, Comfort and Choice… When You Need it Most

Whether it’s you, your spouse or a dear friend, the time may come in a serious illness when a cure is no longer attainable. This would be the time to turn to Franciscan Hospice and Palliative Care.

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"In the darkness of the Glen, if we should hear the Banshee’s wail, we’ll crowd closer to the fire, and drink courage from the ale."

Michael G. Smith, Artistic Director of Cirque du Soleil’s “Volta”; Sharing Creative Knowledge With the Next Generation

Michael G. Smith, Artistic Director of Cirque du Soleil’s “Volta”; Sharing Creative Knowledge With the Next Generation

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Providence ElderPlace hosts Portraits of Providence ElderPlace exhibit

Providence ElderPlace West Seattle is a stand-alone program housed at Providence Mount St. Vincent assisted living and skilled nursing home. It offers West and South Seattle residents an innovative program that provides medical care and social services to seniors who wish to continue to live in the community, thus avoiding or minimizing stays in hospitals and nursing homes.

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Autumn Apples

"The tree stands tall, reaching the sky like a wand touching a tunnel of time. Once again I am a child, on a chilly autumn day..."

The Garden of Life

"This is excellent—prose poetry," Ariele M. Huff

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Providence ElderPlace to host Portraits of Providence ElderPlace photography exhibit

These photos by Terry Rogers, M.D., celebrate the beauty of aging.

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The Money Tree

"Now I’ve seen a lot of autumn time."

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Impress party guests with candied nuts and flowers and tasty low-salt cake

Impressive homemade cakes don't need to be difficult - or high in salt. Guests will love this one.

Seriously, go to Cleveland!

Music has always evoked strong memories in me. When I hear a familiar song from my past, I am suddenly transported back to a distinct time in my life, and the experience is vivid and visceral. This is especially true when it comes to the rock music of my youth and early adulthood. So, you can imagine all the emotions that began flooding over me as I stepped through the doors of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio.