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8 Questions to Consider Before You Decide to Age in Place

Today’s senior living communities offer more services and amenities than ever, with perks that range from the convenient (like on-site healthcare facilities, transportation, and home maintenance) to the luxurious (like on-site 5-star dining options and indoor pools). Yet despite the seeming allure of many senior living facilities, survey after survey reveals that today’s senior still … Continued

Michelle Wood – Controller

Emerald Communities welcomed Michelle Wood nearly four years ago as the Controller. After serving as CFO of a public relations firm that was owned by the world’s largest communications company and owning her own high-end pet supply retail store that she was very passionate about, she decided to bring her keen accounting expertise to Redmond’s … Continued

Come see us at Rockin’ on the River

A free summer concert series for all ages, Rockin’ on the River 2017 is sponsored by Emerald Heights for the city of Redmond Senior Center. Stop by our tent on any of the below concert dates and grab a complimentary bottle of water! For more event information, please visit the City of Redmond Summer Concerts page to learn more. We hope … Continued

Andy Kempler – Marketing and Sales Associate

Making the move to a retirement community is a big decision to make and it’s not always the easiest. There are many factors involved such as selling your home, calculating your finances and working with your family to plan the best option. Andy Kempler, Marketing and Sales Associate for Emerald Heights, makes these decisions easier … Continued

Planning For Your Future

When Emerald Heights opened nearly 25 years ago, Kay Wilson knew she would eventually live here. She was very attracted to the community and all that it had to offer. The question was never if she would move here, it was always when she would make the move.   Kay is a big advocate for … Continued

Director of Resident Services – Connie Schneider

The Director of Resident Services, Connie Schneider makes overseeing a number of tasks look easy. She took on the role about three years ago when the opportunity surfaced in an unexpected way. “A colleague found this opportunity and suggested I apply for it, as I’ve worked in the senior care industry for four years prior,” … Continued

EvergreenHealth and Emerald Heights Embark on Unique Partnership

REDMOND, Wash. (April 5, 2017) – Emerald Heights, a community with amenity-rich offerings, announces the addition of EvergreenHealth as a partner in their Health Service Clinic to offer consistent and comprehensive health care for all residents.   Bringing expert care directly to the Emerald Height’s community of over 550 residents, the organization’s Health Service Clinic’s … Continued

Senior Nutrition by Keely Helbock

Keely Helbock is the nutrition manager and dietitian of Emerald Heights’ on-site health care center, The Corwin Center, as well as the independent living sector of Emerald Heights. Nutrition for everyone is crucial for wellness and successful aging, but even more so with seniors. The framework we’re creating for our lives starts when we’re young, … Continued