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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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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Village Concepts Recognizes Executive Te...

The executive team at Village Concepts Retirement Communities headed over the mountains for the third annual corporate retreat at Suncadia Resort for seminars, workshops, and an awards ceremony. Congratulations to Alder Ridge Senior Apartments, Riverside East,…

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Local senior citizens reflect on Hillary...

ISSAQUAH, Wash.  — About 60 residents at the assisted living facility Spiritwood in Issaquah eagerly watched the Democratic National Convention’s biggest night Thursday.  Some of the women say that, growing up, it never crossed their…

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