Helping Your Older Loved Ones Avoid Falls

Published: September 28, 2021

Every September, the National Council on Aging (NCOA), the national voice for every person’s right to age well, sponsors Falls Prevention Awareness Week. We know many of our staff members care for parents and grandparents at home, and we’d like to share an easy way to check someone’s risk of falling. NCOA’s free online “Falls… Read More

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COVID: Don’t Let Your Guard Down

Published: August 10, 2021

We all had a sigh of relief when COVID-19 vaccinations became available and mask mandates began dropping. Unfortunately, as you know, the original virus strain and now the Delta variant are still very much with us. We thank all staff for your ongoing dedication to our residents and clients, and for your commitment to staying healthy.      Despite the new surge in cases, people nationwide are enjoying getting back… Read More

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Meet Bella Stribling, RN, Health Services Manager at The Summit

Published: June 30, 2021

“Nursing provides many ways to help people, but being able to help them make informed decisions about their care, especially in geriatrics, is very rewarding,” says Bella Stribling, RN, health services manager at The Summit at First Hill. “My favorite part of my job is being able to sit face to face with residents and… Read More

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Post-COVID Road Trip Safety

Published: June 17, 2021

Now that COVID-related restrictions are being lifted in many places, lots of people are ready to hit the road starting … yesterday. If you’re planning a summer road trip, it’s still important to follow some safety guidelines. Remember to bring your vaccination cards, masks for everyone, and plenty of hand sanitizer. Masks may still be… Read More

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