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

Report for duty by reporting fraud

By Kirk Larson Social Security Western Washington Public Affairs Specialist Social Security takes preventing and combatting fraud as seriously as we take our other vital missions. Social Security has a zero-tolerance policy for fraud. In tandem with local law enforcement, we pursue criminals who cheat the system by collecting benefits that they’re not owed. Fraud…

Does your college-bound child need an estate plan?

Most people wouldn’t necessarily think of their 18 year old child as an adult but in the eyes of the law, with few exceptions, he or she is. A handful of states require graduation from high school or reaching 19 years of age.  Mississippi doesn’t consider someone fully adult until they reach 21.  But everywhere else, including…

American’s lack of sleep creates physical and emotional burden

I’m dating myself here but I remember a time when getting up early to watch Saturday morning cartoons netted you a screen with the station’s call letters and a piercing sound that could wake your parents up (and thus get you grounded from watching cartoons) if you turned on the television before 8 o’clock. Today…

Is your financial advisor scuttling your investment gains

A 2012 study by Cerulli Associates found that 60 percent of investors either did not know how their advisors got paid or thought that the service they offered was free. In fact, there are at least six ways a financial advisor will charge you fees. They are: As a percentage of your account’s value. One…

Using your Health Savings Account as a retirement vehicle

If you have a high deductible health plan, you can receive tax-preferred treatment of any money you set aside in a Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) to pay for medical costs. HSAs differ from Flexible Spending Arrangements (FSAs) and Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs). (For more on these three types of health spending accounts please see this…

Nieces, nephews, cousins, parents and others you can claim as dependents on your tax return

Do you wonder about whether you can claim your dog as a dependent? Well you can’t but you might be able to claim your parents or other relatives. If you support your mom or dad, some other relative or even people not related to you by paying some or all of their expenses, you may…

AgingOptions Radio Show 6-27-15

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State budget impasse will affect some programs for older adults if agreement not reached

State lawmakers have just a few days left to pass a budget before Washington state will experience a partial shutdown. While there’s only a small chance that such an event will occur, if they can’t reach a compromise by July 1, tens of thousands of state workers will be temporarily furloughed and services to older…

Beyond estate planning, 7 Retirement decisions no one talks about

Life doesn’t occur in a bubble. Rarely does a move in one aspect of our lives not affect all the others to some degree or another. Why is it important to consider building strong relationships, creating a purpose for yourself and looking beyond today for your retirement? Because just as staying healthy costs less money…

Your retirement plan could move your heirs into a higher tax bracket

Federal estate tax exclusion prevents most Americans from having to worry about estate taxes at the federal level. But estate taxes levied by many states will still affect an estate, largely due to the income tax the estate will owe on inherited retirement accounts when the heirs begin drawing them down. When inheriting assets, most assets will…