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

Seeing clearly may be a minor surgery away

In grade school, our teachers teach that our five senses are smell, taste, sight, hearing and touch.  Although human don’t have particular good senses taken individually when compared to other mammals, on the whole they allow us to actively engage in our world.  Because of them, we can participate fully in the things around us. …

Insurance Commissioner announces special enrollment period for health exchange

Some consumers using Washington’s health exchange continue to experience problems months after the deadline for getting insurance.  To help some of them, Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler announced Monday that effective Aug. 27 he was instituting a special enrollment period for individuals who are experiencing billing or payment issues.  The special enrollment will run until Nov.14,…

AgingOptions Radio Show 8-23-14 (1st Hour)

AgingOptions Radio Show 8-23-14 (2nd Hour)

Private-equity owned nursing homes deliver poorer quality care according to study

When we are looking at housing options, we might not consider the profitability of a nursing home in making a determination as to whether or not it is an appropriate choice but certainly the people who stand to profit from it have done so.  Beginning at the beginning of this century, private equity investors (those…

Dealing with memory issues

When we are faced with knowledge or information that shakes up our world view and turns it upside down, we resort to a kind of denial called cognitive dissonance.  It’s a natural response to avoid losing our emotional equilibrium and reduce psychological tension and distress.  Admitting to memory problems can be the road to loss…

Most Americans not saving enough, too many aren’t saving anything

A new survey shows that more than a third of all Americans (36 percent) have nothing saved for retirement.  What’s more bothersome is that 14 percent of people ages 65 and older have no retirement savings and a significant portion of those who are saving aren’t saving enough.  Not surprisingly, younger adults have significantly less…

Staying independent means caring for your knees

My dad’s in his 70s but he has had knee pain for years.  It turns out that roughly 30 percent of adults report knee pain. The problem with having knee pain, aside from the pain part of it, is that having knee pain can lead to mobility issues.  That’s one reason it’s so important to…

Dementia Severity Worksheet

Dr. Marty Levine, a primary care physician and geriatrician has developed a worksheet to help families determine where family members cognitive function rates.  The Dementia Severity Worksheet is one tool families can use to help them have a starting point when talking to medical care providers or housing experts about their family members.  ” I’ve found…

AgingOptions Radio Show 8-16-14 (1st Hour)