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Being Careful in the Summer Heat

Being Careful in the Summer Heat

As the rain of spring comes to an end we approach a particularly beautiful season in the Pacific Northwest. Our near constant drizzle subsides, sometimes for over a month without a drop of rain. Luckily the skies have been making deposits for the last nine months, so...

Knights of Pythias Senior Safety

Knights of Pythias Senior Safety

Senior Safety   Four Essential Senior Safety Tips to Prevent Injuries If you are providing elder care services for a loved one living at home, then you must know how to improve the environment so that your senior loved one doesn't incur an injury. Here are some of the...

Healthy Eating as We Age

Healthy Eating as We Age

Healthy Eating as We Age Eating right and staying physically fit are important no matter your age.  Aging bodies have different needs, and certain nutrients become especially important for good health. Some of the most important vitamins, minerals, and nutrients are...

Father’s Day Ideas

Father’s Day Ideas

Father’s Day Ideas Knight of Pythias knows the importance of family, and with that, Father’s Day. Father’s that spend June 17 at the center will receive a special gift from the center. The best gift the dads at the center can receive, if possible, is to spend the day...

Healthy Holidays for Seniors

Healthy Holidays for Seniors

Healthy Holidays for Seniors With Halloween a spooky memory, the holiday season is upon us. While many of us are getting dining room tables ready for Thanksgiving or planning Christmas and New Years parties, keeping an eye on our usually healthy diets is put on the...

Staying Active Indoors

Staying Active Indoors

Staying Active Indoors No matter your age, staying active is important for body and mind. Not only do you feel better after 30 minutes of exercise, seniors who stay active can help combat diabetes, heart disease, and even some forms of cancer. Flexibility, balance,...

Senior Aid in Education

Senior Aid in Education

Senior Aid in Education No matter where they live, Grandparents can help their grandkids in many different ways. Sure, a birthday or Christmas gift is always appreciated, but seniors can also give something more important - emotional support. With a new school year...

Safety Tips for Summer Heat

Safety Tips for Summer Heat

Safety Tips for Summer Heat With summer in full swing, temperatures are on the rise. For the most part, we enjoy mild summers in the Pacific Northwest. And we take advantage of the few months of sunshine we get. But, there are times when the thermometer climbs past...

Springtime for Seniors

Springtime for Seniors

Springtime for Seniors As the Pacific Northwest starts moving towards Spring, many of us are able to get out and enjoy the sunnier weather. Soaking up some rays is just as important for older loved ones, too. But make sure to take some precautions before heading out...

Flu Warning Signs

Flu Warning Signs

Flu Warning Signs Although the coldest weather of the year may be behind us, constant rain, wind and still cool temperatures can still cause the sniffles. And, in some cases, something much worse: the flu. The flu is currently categorized as widespread in the state...