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Nuclear Care Partners serves former Hanford workers
For nearly a decade, Nuclear Care Partners has helped former Hanford workers obtain their EEOICPA benefits and receive the highest level of specialized in-home care.
Your local Community Outreach Manager Ricki Pederson can help you wherever you’re at in your journey of applying for, receiving, or maximizing your EEOICPA benefits. As a former Hanford worker, you may qualify for the following through the U.S. Department of Labor’s EEOICPA, which stands for Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act: • Up to $400,000 in financial compensation. • No-cost medical benefits. We can help you determine if you qualify and get the most out of your benefits!
Managing your benefits
Our teams can help you get the most out of your EEOICPA benefits, from home delivery for prescriptions to durable medical equipment. Your benefits cover a variety of services. Consequential illnesses: We can help you understand if you have a qualifying consequential illness that can be added to your card and can help you navigate the process of adding it. Impairment ratings: You could qualify for additional compensation through the EEOICPA with impairment ratings. Our clinical teams can help schedule doctor’s appointments and guide you through the process of receiving an impairment rating.
Our skilled care teams create a custom plan of care, unique to your needs, and provide the highest quality in-home care. We provide a variety of in-home care services
including: • Skilled nursing • Medication management • Meal preparation • And much more As a commitment to quality care, Nuclear Care Partners was the first licensed medical provider—exclusively serving former atomic workers—to receive accreditation from Accreditation Commission for Health Care. We can help you manage your chronic illness and receive the
quality care you deserve. Call 509-420-5330 or visit www. nuclearcarepartners.com to learn more.
660 Jadwin Ave., Ste. E Richland, WA 99352 509-380-1147 nuclearcarepartners.com
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Meaningful Moments® Our Philosophy of Care is a simple one: To care for each resident with dignity and respect and join you in honoring them. • Independent & Assisted Living • Memory Care • Are you a Veteran? Find out how we can help you! • Serving seniors and their families in the Tri-Cities for over 30 years
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Serving the Tri-Cities and the outer communities with two locations. We offer traditional funeral services, cremation and preplanning. We can assist you with preplanning in person, by phone or online. Don’t leave the emotional and financial burden to your loved ones. Preplan today! 9353 W. Clearwater Ave. Kennewick, WA 99336
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Central Washington’s Low Vision Resource Since 2006
Offering hope and maximizing quality of life for people with vision loss. • Specialized low vision evaluations • Recommendations for helpful devices • Referrals to additional resources Open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesdays/Wednesdays/Fridays www.vicyakima.org Visit our store: 311 N 4th Street, Suite 104 Yakima, WA 98901
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Fleur de’ Lis I-IV Adult Family Homes At Canyon Lakes
A superb environment amid charm, style and above all - quality Assisted Living and Memory Care 24-hour nursing • Professional caring staff Recreational activities • Beauty salon Menu prepared with food from local farms Private resident rooms • So much more!
(509) 582-7968 3117 S. Fisher Court, Kennewick fleurdelisadultfamilyhomes.com
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Montessori dementia care community opening May 2020 in Kennewick WindSong at Southridge is a memory care community that has adopted the Montessori-inspired lifestyle as its signature method for delivering exceptionally high quality of life for residents. The programs focus on activities and everyday interactions to reconnect persons with dementia to the outside world. The components of the Montessori environment include signage and cue cards that display schedules and directions. The goal is to create an environment that supports independence and functioning at the highest possible level. The staff at WindSong at Southridge in Kennewick will provide purposeful experiences where these individuals are able to use their hands and their five senses to engage and stimulate their minds. This community has been created in a manner that is reflective of the people who live within it. This is done through group activities that residents design, plan and implement. This
is also done through individualized, resident-specific self-care activities. Residents will be provided the opportunity to actively participate in what happens in their own lives. It is often assumed that a person with a dementia diagnosis is unable to have new experiences, maintain relationships, or to care for themselves at all. This is simply untrue. They have been told that they “can’t” and have been defined by their limitations. The staff at WindSong at Southridge will work to defy these misconceptions by enabling their residents, rather than further disabling them. They will ensure the person with dementia is able to actively participate in experiences and enjoy their successes, so their self-esteem increases and they enjoy a sense of accomplishment. This allows residents to reconnect with a world they’re losing access to and is a source of comfort to them and their loved ones.
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Former Nuclear Hanford and Uranium workers may be eligible for FREE assistance in their homes. Services include: medication management, in home nursing, meal preparation, light housekeeping, mobility and grooming. Your voice matters call (509) 800-0300 to check your eligibility.
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Please follow WindSong at Southridge on Facebook for information on virtual learning experiences to learn more about this innovative and exciting approach to caring for those with dementia. Sessions will be held via Zoom. We also are happy to provide virtual tours of our community, in keeping with social distancing guidelines. For more information and to RSVP for our “Montessori is our Why Virtual Lunch and Learns,” please contact Becky Lepinski or Drew Percival at 509-202-4327 or email at becky.lepinski@windsong-
memorycare.com. WindSong at Southridge is located at 4000 W 24th Ave., in Kennewick. Additional information can be found on our website: www.windsongmemorycare.com.
4000 W. 24th Ave. Kennewick, WA 99338 509-202-4327 windsongmemorycare.com
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We help those you Love.
Specializing in care for those with Alzheimer’s and Dementia. Our facility offers a loving homelike environment, with state-of-the-art care. Complete Senior Care • 24-hour care • Activity programs • Memory care (509) 412-1777 | rosettahomes.com
REMEMBERING Mueller’s Desert Lawn Memorial Park is offering a new option for families interested in cremation. This columbarium will feature several urn niches surrounding a statue of Christ in a peaceful garden setting, giving families and friends a place to go and remember their loved one. Pre-construction discounts are available.
(509) 783-3181 MuellersFuneralHomes.com
SENIOR TIMES • MAY 2020 Avalon Health & Rehab Center 2004 N. 22nd Ave. Pasco, WA 99301 509-547-8811 / avalonhealthcare.com Avalon Healthcare is a skilled nursing facility specializing in short-term rehabilitation, including in-house physical, occupational and speech therapies as well as 24-hour nursing care. Chaplaincy Health Care 1480 Fowler St. Richland, WA 99352 509-783-7416 / chaplaincyhealthcare.org We focus on the entire person’s physical, emotional and spiritual needs. We offer behavioral health, hospice, palliative and spiritual care, and grief care for adults and children. Einan’s Funeral Home/Sunset Gardens 915 Bypass Highway Richland, WA 99352 509-943-1114 / sunsetgardenstricities.com We make talking about funeral/cremation arrangements easy. You should have the final say; we help you do just that. Energy Employees Home Health Services 5219 W. Clearwater Ave., #C7 Kennewick, WA 99336 509-800-0300 / eehhs.com We offer no out-of-pocket cost for in-home care and offer help getting compensated for working out at the Area, if you haven’t already. Fleur de’ Lis I-IV 3117 S. Fisher Court Kennewick, WA 99337 509-582-7968 / fleurdelisadultfamilyhomes.com A superb environment amid charm, style, and above all, quality. In-house physician, registered nurse, dentist, podiatrist, mental health counselor and massage therapist. HAPO Community Credit Union 601 Williams Blvd. Richland, WA 99354 509-943-5676 / hapo.org HAPO Mobile Services is equipped to deliver financial services, guidance, accessibility and more to residents in your senior living communities. Heartlinks 3920 Outlook Rd. Sunnyside, WA 98944 509-837-1676 / heartlinkshospice.com Heartlinks provides hospice and palliative care to Benton and Yakima counties, focusing on quality of life and a commitment of excellence. Hillcrest Funerals and Cremation 9353 W. Clearwater Ave. Kennewick, WA 99336 509-737-9717 / hillcrestfunerals.com 2804 W Lewis St. Pasco, 99301 509-547-3321 / hillcrestfunerals.com Our funeral home provides traditional services and cremation. We also provide pre-planning information and methods to pay in advance. Our funeral home provides traditional services and cremation.
JEA Senior Living 509-547-2466 / jeaseniorliving.com Committed to being the leader in providing quality care while honoring the aging experience. Three locations: Royal Columbian, Callaway Gardens and Tri-Cities Retirement Inn. Latitude Wealth Management 7117 W. Hood Place #120 Kennewick, WA 99336 509-628-2291 / latitudewealth.com We offer a transparent, comprehensive suite of investment management and financial planning solutions. We serve families, business owners, executives and institutions. Life Care Center of Kennewick 1508 W. Seventh Ave. Kennewick, WA 99336 509-586-9185 / lcca.com Life Care Center of Richland 44 Goethals Dr. Richland, WA 99352 509-943-1117 / lcca.com Providing optimal skilled nursing services and excellent therapy services. Genuine, caring staff able to provide long-term care or short-term rehabilitation. Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program/Blue Mountain Action Council 720 W. Court St. Pasco, WA 99301 509-520-5162 / bmacww.org Advocacy service for the residents of long-term care facilities to make sure each person has a voice in their life and their care. Mueller’s Funeral Homes 1401 S. Union St. Kennewick, WA 99338 509-783-9532 / muellersfuneralhomes.com We take great pride in our service to our community and in the level of personalized attention we are able to offer all of our families. Nuclear Care Partners 660 Jadwin Ave., Ste. E Richland, WA 99352 509-380-1147 / nuclearcarepartners.com Nuclear Care Partners is an accredited home care provider enrolled with the Department of Labor to provide no-cost in-home care services for former/ retired nuclear workers. Nuclear Workers Institute of America 303 Bradley Blvd. #104 Richland, WA 99352 509-420-4091 / nuclearworkers.org NWIA is a group of experienced advocates helping you file a claim under the EEOICPA at no cost to you. Rosetta Assisted Living 5921 Road 60 Drive Pasco, WA 99301 509-528-5810 / rosettahomes.com We help those you love. Specializing in care for those with memory loss. We offer loving care in a home-like setting.
Senior Times 8919 W. Grandridge Blvd. # A1 Kennewick, WA 99336 509-737-8778 / srtimes.com Monthly publication providing news and information to active and retired seniors, fall expo tentatively scheduled for third Tuesday of October at Southridge Sports and Events Complex in Kennewick. Southeast Wash. Aging & Long-Term Care 3311 W. Clearwater Ave. #D100 Kennewick, WA 99336 509-735-0315 / altcwashington.com Aging and disability resource center providing information and assistance including case management, support to families, advocacy and connections to in-home services. Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business 8919 W. Grandridge Blvd. #A1 Kennewick, WA 99336 509-737-8778 / tcjournal.biz Monthly publication providing comprehensive coverage of Mid-Columbia business news. No paywall at tcjournal.biz, or sign up for paid subscription to be mailed to your home. Tri-Cities Cancer Center 7350 W. Deschutes Ave. Kennewick, WA 99336 509-737-3422 / tccancer.org Providing the Tri-Cities region with worldclass cancer care, prevention education and survivorship services. United Healthcare Community 901 Crystal Ave. Moxee, WA 98936 509-866-5188, TTY 771 / uhccommunityplan.com United Healthcare Dual Complete Plan—designed for those who are Medicaid and Medicare eligible. Our plan offers additional benefits not covered by traditional Medicare. Vision for Independence Center 311 N. 4th #104 Yakima, WA 98901 816-668-5345 / vicyakima.com VIC offers low-vision evaluations, devices and aids for those with vision impairment. Nonprofit serving Central Washington since 2006. WindSong at Southridge 4000 W. 24th Ave. Kennewick, WA 99338 509-202-4327 / windsongmemorycare.com Memory care community dedicated to providing a meaningful, purposeful life to those with Alzheimer’s and other age-related dementias through a Montessori-inspired lifestyle model of care.
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We believe in the preservation of dignity, self-respect and resident rights in a loving and caring environment.
Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation • Physical Therapy • Occupational Therapy • Speech Therapy Life Care facilities are designed with the patient in mind. Each Life Care facility maintains a unique personality and offers amenities that represent the needs and interests of the local population.
Life Care Center of Richland 44 Goethals Drive, Richland (509) 943-1117 LifeCareCenterofRichland.com
Life Care Center of Kennewick 1508 W. 7th Ave., Kennewick (509) 586-9185 LifeCareCenterofKennewick.com
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Find care you can count on Life Care Center of Kennewick and Life Care Center Richland As skilled nursing care facilities, Life Care Center of Kennewick and Life Care Center of Richland offer skilled nursing, long-term care and short-term therapy services designed to improve and enhance the lives of seniors and their families. The skilled nursing and therapy staff at these facilities attend to patients and residents with an understanding that each person’s needs are unique. The care centers serve as not only a residence for those who can no longer care for themselves, but also a bridge between hospital and home for those recovering from illness or injury. The services Life Care Centers of Kennewick and Richland offer are broad, going beyond standard skilled nursing and short-term therapy—from post-surgical care to medication management and social services. Along with personalized care and rehabilitation, the care facilities boast amenities intended to give residents
and visitors a pleasant experience. These features help foster an environment that is caring and supportive but also fun, relaxing and homelike. On each Life Care campus, you can enjoy nutritious and savory meals in a lovely dining room, scenic and tasteful surroundings, a library, a beauty salon and much more. Private and semiprivate suites are available during short-stay rehabilitation for anyone who wants to maximize their comfort during recovery. Life Care Centers of Kennewick and Richland are where comfort and community are central. With their flexible visiting hours, the campus’ pleasing attributes are available to friends and families, lending the campuses a community atmosphere. And the facilities often put on many exciting events that are open to the public. Though the current health climate temporarily has put a hold on visita-
tion and events, families and friends always will be welcome once conditions are right! During these unique and challenging times, the associates at Life Care Center of Kennewick and Life Care Center of Richland are taking careful and proactive precaution to protect the health and safety of residents and patients. It’s another extension of their devotion to quality care, but when these difficult times are past that devotion will remain strong. Life Care Centers of Kennewick and Richland have been and continue to be premier providers of quality skilled care and rehabilitation for Kennewick, Richland and the surrounding
communities. Their goal is to help others reach and maintain a higher quality of life. To learn more, call 509-586-9185 for Life Care Center of Kennewick, and 509-943-1117 for Life Care Center of Richland.
44 Goethals Drive, Richland 509-943-1117 1508 W. Seventh Ave., Kennewick 509-586-9185 lcca.com
Department of Energy Facility Worker? You could be eligible for compensation and medical benefits under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program (EEOICPA). Ease the burden on your loved ones by beginning the Pre-Planning process. We offer numerous advantages including favorable financial terms. Call (509) 943-0803 for more information.
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How We Can Help: • Assistance filing an claim at no cost to you • Help finding medical resources • Expanding medical benefits coverage Robin Richardson, PCC | (509) 220-2662 Robin.Richardson@nuclearworkers.org
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Our commitment to meeting the individual needs of each patient shines through our variety of services which anticipate and meet the needs of each patient and resident.
• Education about eligibility and services to patients, residents and their family • 24-hour skilled nursing services • Wound care • Comprehensive restorative program • Family support services • A wide variety of planned social activities and excursions • Medically complex care • Discharge planning (from hospital to home)
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