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Like Mother, Like Daughter

Meredith Auerbach, while working in communications and spending her professional life in Seattle, would regularly visit her mother at Emerald Heights. She had a client in Redmond, so she would stop and spend time with her mom when in town. In the six years her mother lived at Emerald Heights, Meredith became very familiar with … Continued

Nancy Clancy’s Quilts

  Two years ago on Memorial Day, Emerald Heights welcomed two new residents, The Clancys. Since then, Nancy Clancy has immersed herself in all that the community has to offer, such as becoming in charge of the quarterly Women’s Breakfast, as well as being an active member of the Fund Development Committee. Her favorite part … Continued

What is a “Continuum of Care”?

If you have been looking at various senior living options, including continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs, also called life plan communities), you have likely heard or seen the term “continuum of care” used. It’s an important concept when it comes to the variety of services provided by retirement communities, but I find it is also … Continued

25th Anniversary Gala

On Friday, September 29, 2017, the Emerald Heights community—residents, staff, past and present board members for Eastside Retirement Association and Emerald Communities, key business partners and other friends—came together for a 25th Anniversary Gala Celebration. Special honors were given to many guests in recognition of the role they played in Emerald Heights.  Residents Jane Turnbull, … Continued

From Italy to Fiji to Emerald Heights

“Being in some type of sales for most of my professional life can translate to many interesting opportunities in diverse industries,” said Peggy Bush, Sales & Move-in Associate at Emerald Heights. Peggy certainly has had an eventful career prior to working with Emerald Heights. While she always felt drawn to the senior living industry, she … Continued

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