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Whatcom, Skagit, Island, San Juan, N. Snohomish


Welcome to Vibrant Senior Options’ Resource Guide!

Our mission is to create a Resource Guide to help seniors, families, and care professionals connect to a variety of businesses and services important to seniors.  Vibrant Senior Options Resource Guide is published twice per year in April and October. We include user-friendly directories of information related to housing, healthcare, and other professionals that serve seniors.  Our Resource Guide is free and can be picked up at over 300 locations throughout Whatcom, Skagit, Island, San Juan and N. Snohomish Counties. 

We now have an option for our reader to Subscribe and have Vibrant Senior Options Resource Guide mailed to your mailbox! See our Subscribe Page link in the button above for more information and to Subscribe.

On this website, our readers may view a digital copy of the complete current edition below. You may also peruse even more directory information and articles here throughout the pages of this website through the main navigation bar.

Thank you for visiting Vibrant Senior Options!

Latest Articles

How to Spot Cognitive Decline in a Loved One

  How to Spot Cognitive Decline in a Loved One is contributed by Sue Sorenson | Take My Hand At Home Care |…
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Introducing a New Way to Travel in Lynden: The Lynden Hop

Article written and contributed by Maureen McCarthy | Whatcom Transportation Authority | January, 2021 Beginning in the summer of 2021,…
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Ten Tips to Help Lower Fall Risk for Seniors

Learning to lower fall risk is important, especially for Seniors. Each year 3 million older adults seek treatment at the…
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Dignity and Respect with Home Care

This article, about Dignity and Respect with Home Care, was written and contributed by Lindsay Kiefer and Kit Fredere | Visiting Angels |…
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The Benefits of Telehealth and your Medical Care

This article about the Benefits of Telehealth is contributed and authored by Rudy Van Ry of Eden Home Health of Bellingham…
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Holiday Hints for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

This article, Holiday Hints for Alzheimer’s Caregivers, was originally published on the website of The National Institute on Aging at ALZHEIMER’S…
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Community Updates from WhidbeyHealth: COVID-19 Vaccination

Please see the following Press Releases by WhidbeyHealth. COMMUNITY UPDATE: COVID-19 VACCINATION Community Update – December 15, 2020 – COVID-19…
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Hearing Healthcare Field Adapts to Change

This article about the Hearing Healthcare Field is contributed and authored by Diane Fox of All About Hearing. If the…
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How to Practice Thankfulness — and how it can improve your life

How to Practice Thankfulness was contributed by Sue Sorenson | Take My Hand At Home Care | December, 2020 Giving thanks can…
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Need Help with Medicare?

By Donna Wells | SHIBA | December, 2020 Get help with Medicare. Whether you’re getting ready to enroll in Medicare…
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Is Home Health the Answer?

By Jack Hamilton | Alpha Home Health and Hospice | December, 2020 In these times of Covid-19 Concerns and restrictions…
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Family Caregiver Resolutions for 2021

Are you a Family Caregiver? Today, a record 53 million people in the U.S. are providing care for older loved…
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Get Help with Stress

How are we coping with COVID-19? Are we getting help with stress? How are we staying safe? Are we neglecting…
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How Solstice Senior Living Residents Stay Healthy during Covid-19

This article, about Solstice Senior Living, first appeared in Whatcom Talk on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 Solstice Senior Living is an…
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Virtual Resources for Holiday Connections

Review of Vlog found on Positive Approach to Care | Teepa Snow | Review by Christine Blankenship | December, 2020…
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Dementia: Recognizing Loved Ones

by Christine Blankenship, Publisher | Vibrant Senior Options | November, 2020 This is a true story about Dementia: Recognizing Loved…
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Does your elderly loved one need a healthcare advocate?

Contributed by Sue Sorenson | Take My Hand At Home Care | November 7, 2020 As COVID-19 lockdowns and mask-wearing requirements continue…
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Senior Get-Away Surprise

Linda Jinkens, Freelance Writer | Fall/Winter, 2020   Just before the Covid-19 shutdown, my husband and I were given the…
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In Honor of Veterans – Lest We Forget

by Jerry Stewart | One Moment In America | Fall/Winter, 2020 As we prepare for another Veterans Day in our…
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Making Everyday Meals a Special Occasion

Making Everyday Meals a Special Occasion Article contributed by Skagit Food Co-op | written by Leigha Staffenhagen  – Published in…
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Vibrant Senior Options is a fantastic resource for seniors. This publication is extremely easy to read and is packed full of vital information. The seniors at Burlington Senior Center love Vibrant Senior Options!

~ Jackie Cress, Burlington Senior Center Director

… Thank you for taking the time to stop by and deliver these fabulous resource magazines. They will be helpful with the discharge process and a great resource for some of our patients. Thank You.

~ Amy Sikic RN, MSN; Whidbey General Hospital; Care Management

Vibrant Senior Options has already proven to be an invaluable resource. As Social Services Director, I share it with family, residents, and other interested individuals who are looking to connect with senior community resources.

~ Constance Lang, Social Services Director, Bellingham Health Care and Rehab

My husband picked up a copy of your senior magazine today.  Great work.  Obviously, you have worked very hard.  I wish every senior had access to it. It has every agency etc. they might need.

~ Ann Giboney, Support Group Leader; Anacortes, WA

What a classy looking magazine with loads of valuable information! … Thanks for thinking of me and giving me a copy of Vibrant. Thanking God for you and Kirk and your heart for seniors.

~ Audrey McKeever, Bellingham

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