“Between every two pines is a doorway to a new world.” – John Muir The next time you’re walking among the timber, point your eyes up and discover the many different species of trees surrounding you. Our friendly guide to tree spotting will help you discover the 10 most common trees of the Pacific Northwest.
Since the Middle Ages, families have been honoring their paternal bonds with well wishes, lavish gifts, and family gatherings. This year marks the 110th anniversary when Sonora Smart Dodd founded what we consider the tradition of Father’s Day in America. While in various parts of the world it’s held on different days and often in
Residents at Wesley Bradley Park are keeping things interesting with this community project! Puyallup residents at WesleyBradley Park have been working on a project to help beautify the campus and enrich daily lifestyles that have adjusted to social distancing. The Bradley Park Community Gardeners are building 12 raised garden beds for their community. Naomi Reimer
Wesley Health & Home Care just launched its new palliative program in King and Pierce counties. The Palliative Care Program provides home health services for patients with advanced diseases who are homebound and have a need for skilled nursing. Palliative care is often a bridge between home health and hospice services for those with a
This year, especially in the midst of the coronavirus, Older Americans Month holds a special meaning for many. All around the country older adults are practicing social distancing and waiting to be able to reunite with friends and family. Others may be trying online video conferencing for the first time, perhaps with mixed results. Staff
Check out these 5 simple ways to get your blood pumping without equipment. Many are familiar with the typical chair squat exercise, tippy-toe lifts and wall push-ups as great ways to strengthen your body and improve balance. Let’s change it up a bit. DANCE Take a figurative walk down memory lane with a favorite tune.
Now is the perfect opportunity to begin that project you always wanted to start but couldn’t find the time. In lieu of face-to-face activities, there are still many fun ways to entertain ourselves while accomplishing some long put off goals. Explore a new hobby, commemorate your family traditions or dust off an old instrument. Below
Learn how Wesley residents and staff are supporting their communities. Around the world and here in Washington State, we are dealing with a shortage of masks for our healthcare workers. While Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements for caring for patients with COVID-19 include a specific type of mask, gown, gloves and goggles or face shield,
In the current climate of social distancing, there are still plenty of ways you can nurture your mind, body and heart while still engaging with the people you love – without putting anyone at risk of spreading (or developing) coronavirus. During these uncertain times, social distancing is the number one way to help slow the
With the change in weather comes a craving for a change in scenery. It’s time to shake things up with these practical and surprisingly easy decorating ideas that utilize color in unexpected places. Highlight your natural surroundings and bring the outdoors inside. Decorate with Florals Elevate any room with flowers. The northwest is blooming with