Welcome to AgingOptions

A holistic elder care company helping families plan for, pay for, and coordinate the long-term care of elderly loved ones.

Our services are geared towards retirees and those thinking about retirement and concerned about:

  • Losing independence & having to move to a nursing home.
  • Losing your assets to uncovered medical or long term care costs.
  • Becoming a burden on your loved ones.

AgingOptions Preferred Partners

Preferred Partner

The AgingOptions Preferred Partner Program is a localized network of professionals in the areas  of health, housing, finance and legal who are dedicated to the AgingOptions philosophy of providing an integrated approach to aging.

As a part of their training, our partners have made a commitment to providing services that recognizes the multi-disciplinary aspect of retirement planning.

What’s New

Protecting your heir’s digital inheritance

When I was a kid, my aunt worked at the only bank in my hometown. The classy décor included wood paneling, large windows and a quiet usually associated with libraries. In fact, that bank resembled Gringotts Wizarding Bank from Harry Potter fame (though not as large and unfortunately missing the fabulous underground passage containing the…

Training your brain can help you avoid institutional care

Keeping your brain healthy is one of the best methods available to protect against landing in an institutional setting at some point in your life. Memory issues are associated with a decline in the ability to perform Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) and requiring help with ADLs often leads to a move to a nursing…

Find security with a solid retirement plan

By Kirk Larson Social Security Western Washington Public Affairs Specialist Achieving financial independence is key to enjoying a satisfying retirement. Social Security has many tools to help you plan for your future. Prepare for a secure, comfortable retirement by visiting www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount. Once there, open a secure my Social Security account and assess your financial needs….

Nearly 40 percent of all nursing home residents in America receive below average care or worse

About 1.3 million Americans receive care each day in nursing homes certified by either Medicare or Medicaid or both according to the Kaiser Family Foundation.  Low staffing levels, inadequate oversight and documented hazards are just some of the reasons for substandard nursing home care in America.  For the frail and vulnerable, those deficiencies can mean…

Veterans with VA benefits should still sign up for Medicare Part B

Joint Base Lewis McChord (JBLM) is home to 120,000 military retirees. If you are one of those retirees and you’re eligible for benefits through the VA you might wonder if you could save $1,200 or so a year ($104.90 per month for most people) by not paying for Medicare Part B. After all, for Part…

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Why move when you can improve with a reverse mortgage?

By Tamara Sevigny of Kiel Mortgage Eric and Christine are both retired, own their home free and clear and have excellent assets and savings. Even still, there was no lending source that they could find who would secure them a line of credit for a remodel. After hearing about a reverse mortgage they gave a Reverse…

Don’t be late for your Medicare date

Is your 65th birthday on the horizon?  Do yourself a favor and do at least one thing for yourself…sign up for Medicare.  About 10,000 people a day become eligible for Medicare and if you are like many of them, you’re unclear about just exactly what that means but signing up late for Medicare will cost…

Reduce chance of Alzheimer’s by more than half

We’ve been taught for generations about the importance of putting good food into our bodies. When you were growing up you probably heard at least one adult say, “you are what you eat.”  Unbelievably, the expression didn’t come from some school lunch program.  One of the earliest examples occurred in 1826, when French lawyer and…

Ask a lawyer

Dear Rajiv, Everything related to Safe Harbor Trusts seems to be based on having one surviving spouse.  What if you are still married and one of you is not doing well. Can you move assets to a Safe Harbor Trust while both spouses are alive to prevent having to draw down any savings?  If yes…