How the Brown family took senior care be...

Stuart Brown can remember running through the hallways of Village Concepts’ El Dorado West assisted living facility in Burien as a 10-year-old getting butterscotch candies from residents while his father met with the building director.…

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Building Value and Values...

Family Businesses Take Pride in Their Work “Let’s build something cool together” could be a good motto for any business, but it’s an especially apt one for family-run companies. And in an era when giant…

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Village Concepts Corporate Director of Q...

Washington Health Care Association (WHCA) awarded Vicki McNealley, corporate director of quality assurance for Village Concepts, the WHCA Chair Award at the 2017 WHCA Annual Convention and Expo. The plaque, presented by Dale Patterson, was…

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Better than bingo? Seniors take field tr...

A van full of seniors visited a marijuana store in Seattle for a Pot 101 tour. They came away with tinctures, ointments and a new understanding of a substance few had tried. Bingo was never…

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Virtual dementia tours offer rare glimps...

ISSAQUAH, Wash. — Imagine what it would be like to have no memory, pain in your feet, numbness in your hands, and vision and hearing loss. That is what millions of Americans with dementia and…

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When it’s time to give up the keys...

We live in a society fascinated with the automobile, in a community that is centered on roads. The thrill of driving is romanticized on screen, glamorized in commercials, and described in literature. It’s no wonder…

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