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Sheltering-in-Place may be one of the best things seniors can do to protect their physical well-being during the COVID-19 storm, but what about mental and social-emotional needs?  While nothing can replace human-to-human connections, the internet is an amazing buffer. From learning apps and social media engagement...

With A Little Help continues our commitment to keeping our clients, caregivers, and community safe.  In order to do so, WALH’s interim services, policies, and procedures will remain in place until further notice. These services and protocols include: • Information updates • Training for Caregivers • Daily self-assessment for symptoms •...

This is such a difficult time for our country, our city and us.  The recent killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery, along with the countless others (many unknown to us), brought our country to a boiling point in the past several days...

The growing awareness that your senior parent is no longer able to live safely and independently alone without outside support is an emotional experience. The ensuing heaviness is compounded if you are one of the tens of millions of American adults, between the ages of...

Removing Surgical Masks How to Remove a Face Mask with Intent to Reuse 1.  Wash hands thoroughly (for 20 seconds) or use hand sanitizer 2.  When removing mask: • Remove mask by holding the ear loops. Remove slowly and carefully. • For masks with ties: Untie lower ties FIRST and upper ties LAST. •...

While COVID-19 is known to spread more quickly in group settings such as Adult Family Homes, Assisted Livings, and Skilled Nursing Communities we believe that HOME is the safest place to be.  If you are able to stay in your home you limit yourself to...

Dear With a Little Help Family (Clients, Families, Caregivers, Colleagues and Future Clients,) Governor Inslee issued a “Stay Home” order to fight the COVID-19 Pandemic. This is Washington’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order and includes a ban on all gatherings, and closures of many businesses, unless those businesses are essential to the...

With a Little Help believes the safest place is your home. Our highest priority as always is the well-being of our clients and our caregivers. Our goal is to continue to provide excellent quality and continuity of care in YOUR HOME while being pro-active in...

Tune in to hear Shawn D'Amelio, With a Little Help's Director of Business Development talk about why we are called the Home Care Company "With Heart"....

Ellen became part of the WALH family in 2015 as a caregiver then moved into the office in 2016 as a Care Coordinator. Ellen brought quick problem solving, scheduling finesse and a compassion for our clients in the Care Coordinator role. Her great sense of...