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

This Saturday’s guest on KTTH

On this Saturday’s Radio Show, Rajiv’s guest will be Dr. Marty Levine. Dr.  Levine is a family physician and geriatrician who works for Iora Primary Care in Shoreline.  Dr. Levine has been a practicing physician in Seattle for 17 years, focusing on primary care and care for older adults with chronic problems.  He has been…

Recognizing the out-of-pocket costs of caregiving

Are you prepared for caregiving costs? The cost of providing care for yourself can be quite staggering but what many people don’t include in their financial planning is the cost of providing care for family members other than a spouse.  A survey by Caring.com found that almost half of all caregivers shell out $5,000 a…

AgingOptions on KVI (9-13-14)

Listen to the AgingOptions Radio Show on KVI (AM 570) from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Saturday mornings.

Satisfaction in married life begins with the wife

You’ve heard that expression “when Mama ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy?”   Jeff Foxworthy made the expression a household phrase but it turns out it’s not just funny… it’s true.  Researchers found that in relationships amongst older married couples, the wife’s satisfaction with the marriage directly reflected in the husband’s satisfaction but the relationship doesn’t work…

Diabetics at more heart risk than elevated cholesterol levels

A new study found that diabetes patients increase their risk of heart failure and cardiac death by as much as six-fold regardless of their cholesterol levels.  The research out of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that nearly 50 percent of people with diabetes in the study showed minute levels of a protein…

Six ways to reduce the chance of getting Alzheimer’s disease

More than 5 million Americans over the age of 65 have some form of dementia. Approximately one third of all seniors die from some form of dementia, a rate far higher than that of breast cancer (one in eleven).  Between 60 to 80 percent of dementia cases are Alzheimer’s disease.   Those numbers tend to scare…

AgingOptions Radio Show 9-13-14 (1st Hour)

AgingOptions Radio Show 9-13-14 (2nd Hour)

Extended care services can help cut long-term care costs for veterans

In 1999, Congress passed the Veterans Millennium Health Care and Benefits Act.  That act specifically requires that the VA provide an extended care benefits package that includes both institutional and non-institutional benefits.   The government tied many benefits at the VA to income but one that isn’t is Extended Care Services.  Extended care packages include adult…

VA programs provide little known long-term care solutions

The United States has had an all-volunteer military force since the early ‘70s.  In fact, we only had the draft for 35 of our country’s 238 years.  What this means is that while less than 1 percent of Americans now serve in the military, a much larger segment once served.  That segment of the population…