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Emerald Heights Grants $160,000 to Six Local Charities

EMERALD HEIGHTS GRANTS $160,000 TO SIX LOCAL CHARITIES — Emerald Heights, a resort style non-profit senior living community based in Redmond has donated $160,000 to six organizations including University of Washington’s Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, Eastside Men’s Homeless Shelter (Congregations for the Homeless), Food Bank Farm, Operation Nightwatch, Medic One and Evergreen Hospice Care. Checks … Continued

5 Reasons to Make Your CCRC Move Sooner Than Later By Brad Breeding

Our 2019 myLifeSite Consumer Survey uncovered a lot of interesting information about prospective residents of continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs, or life plan communities). One of the questions that I thought was particularly revealing was about people’s reasons for delaying a move to a CCRC. Respondents were provided a list of eight possible reasons for putting off … Continued

Have you met our sister community, Heron’s Key?

Located in the south-sound town of Gig Harbor, Heron’s Key is that area’s most innovative and exciting senior living experience, owned and operated by Emerald Communities, the parent company of Emerald Heights. Prime Location Heron’s Key is located on 18 acres on Borgen Blvd. between Harbor Hill Dr. and Peacock Hill Ave., just minutes from … Continued

Staff Blog: Phill Jones

Phill Jones says he has always been a people person at heart which is what gives him his inspiration and motivation as Social Services Associate at Emerald Heights. “What I love most about Emerald Heights is the community is so people focused,” Phill said. “The residents come first and I believe that is the most … Continued

Resident Blog: Walta McCarley

Life is what you make it. Making the most of where you live can really make it feel like a home. For resident Walta McCarley, this bodes very true for her life at Emerald Heights. She has made the Life Plan Community her home for the last 10 years and says that all her fellow … Continued

Emerald Heights Presents $260,000 to Nine Local Charities

Emerald Heights, a resort-style non-profit senior living community in Redmond has donated $260,000 to nine organizations including Habitat for Humanity, King County Library System Foundation, Open Kitchen, Medic One, Bellevue LifeSpring, Evergreen Hospice Care, Sound Generations, Redmond Senior Center and The Sophia Way. Checks were presented at the recent Emerald Heights Community Grants Program event. … Continued

Emerald Heights Presents $260,000 to Nine Local Charities

EMERALD HEIGHTS PRESENTS $260,000 TO NINE LOCAL CHARITIES  — Emerald Heights, a resort-style non-profit senior living community in Redmond has donated $260,000 to nine organizations including Habitat for Humanity, King County Library System Foundation, Open Kitchen, Medic One, Bellevue LifeSpring, Evergreen Hospice Care, Sound Generations, Redmond Senior Center and The Sophia Way. Checks were presented … Continued

Meet Heidi, a Multi-Generational Resident

A home can be defined many ways. Comfort. Security. Memories. A home for the second phase of life should meet your needs and provide a community that mirrors your lifestyle. For resident Heidi Smith, Emerald Heights combined it all and was considered a home long before she lived there. Her parents were early residents of … Continued

Granting a Child’s Wish – One Wooden Toy at a Time

During this season of giving, residents of Emerald Heights are spreading cheer by hand crafting more than 700 wooden toys and donating to charities in the Washington area. The Wooden Toys for Charity, a group of 14 Emerald Heights residents created in 2014, use saws, sanders, and other hand tools to create wooden doll cribs, … Continued