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  One of today’s all too silent health crises is caregiver depression. A conservative estimate reports that 20 percent of family caregivers suffer from depression, twice the rate of the general … more
  Senior Lifestyle, the company that operates Battle Ground’s Mallard Landing, is hosting a free online seminar about online safety at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 22. Seminar discussions include: … more
  Never judge the past by the present. However, it should guide you. That is how we can improve. When the pioneers first arrived in Washington state, 90 percent of the U.S. population were … more
For the past 25 years, five sisters have been sharing memories, stories and more inside a single birthday card.  Started in 1995 by Carol Burns of Aloha, Oregon, the card has traveled from sister … more
A new apartment complex for those ages 62 and up is expected to open next month in Salmon Creek.  Managed by locally-based The Management Group, The Trails at Salmon Creek features 94 units … more
Many seniors have chronic medical conditions that must be closely monitored and for which they take any number of prescription medications. Family caregivers tend to get a crash course in nursing and … more
  One of the Seattle Mariners’ biggest fans is 52 years older than the team itself. Helen Cresap (Wedin), a Battle Ground local and avid fan, is turning 100 years old next Friday, Aug. 28. Born … more
On July 29, local care center Community Home Health and Hospice admitted and honored its 1,000th veteran, Donald Fuesler. Fuesler was an influential member of the Cowlitz County Community and died on … more
  Keeping the residents safe, active and social are the three biggest goals for the staff at Woodland Care Center.  With new health protocols putting group activities and visitation to the … more
Caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease comes with daily challenges and disruptions, and those have only increased during the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to the risk of infection, contact with your … more
As the chairman and co-chairman of the Clark County Commission on Aging, Larry Smith and Chuck Green do what they can to support the senior community all year. Whether it’s meal delivery or finding … more
Caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease or other memory disorder can be a tremendously challenging experience for families. Yet many caregivers firmly believe it's their duty to care for older … more
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