December 22, 2021

Looking back on a year of challenges and achievements

It’s hard to believe we are already at the close of 2021 (and for some it can’t end soon enough). But even with all the trials and tribulations of another twelve months navigating a pandemic, it’s still been a remarkable and, in many ways, inspiring year. I would like to take a moment to recognize … Read More

December 22, 2021

From our table to yours: Pan-Fried Beef and Black Pepper Dumplings

Anecdotally, the Jewish tradition of eating Chinese food on Christmas Day was first documented in America in the late 1800s. The last century has only helped reaffirm the popular tradition, with Chinese restaurants becoming synonymous as gathering spots for Jewish people across the United States to gather with friends, family, and share a memorable meal. … Read More

November 23, 2021

How to gather safely with loved ones this holiday season

Many people around the world are trying to find the safest way to celebrate with family and friends this holiday season. After many months of isolation, it’s no surprise that we are all looking forward to spending time with the people we love. That said, COVID-19 should still be a major consideration when deciding how … Read More

July 30, 2021

The importance of cultural competence in healthcare

From the desk of Min An, COO at Kline Galland Often, cultural differences aren’t the first thing people consider when thinking about healthcare. Families and patients may consider quality of care, cost, location and overall comfort, but cultural diversity and competency of the staff aren’t often among the top priorities. However, cultural competence can sometimes … Read More

July 30, 2021

What you need to know about Donor Advised Funds

There is an old proverb that states: “it takes a village to raise a child.” At Kline Galland, we believe this sentiment doesn’t stop at childhood – it takes a village to continue caring for our loved ones throughout their lives. The work we do at Kline Galland wouldn’t be possible without our village. Last … Read More

June 17, 2021

Min An honored with the Pamela Waechter z”l Jewish Communal Professional Award

We are thrilled to announce that Kline Galland’s Chief Operating Officer Min An is being honored with the Pamela Waechter z”l Jewish Communal Professional Award from The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle. This award is an incredible honor and celebrates those who exemplify a passionate commitment to Jewish Life. Min has been a staple in … Read More

June 17, 2021

Coping with Caregiver Burnout

Being a caregiver for a loved one is an incredibly thoughtful and rewarding experience, but it is no small task. Caregivers face an array of challenges and are frequently so busy caring for others they neglect their own physical and mental health, leading to a state of burnout. Caregiver burnout is the direct result of … Read More

June 17, 2021

“Where will I live during the next chapter of my life?”

It’s an important question. And inevitably becomes even more important as you, or a loved one, reaches the golden years. For some, the answer of what to do is clear and concise. For others, it’s often filled with questions, concerns, research, and probably even more questions. There are two primary routes to explore: 1) aging … Read More