January 31, 2023

Mary Schwartz Summit residents celebrate 70 years of marriage

Note: This post includes information from The Seattle Times reporter Karen Ducey’s article: Celebrating the blessings of 70 years together Victor and Regina Amira met each other through friends at the movies. Victor, a local Seattleite, grew up in Seattle’s Central District – which was a Jewish neighborhood at the time. Regina, on the other … Read More

January 31, 2023

Exciting New Gifting Opportunity With a Lifetime of Financial Benefits

With the signing of the “Consolidated Appropriations Act” an exciting new provision of the Legacy IRA Act has officially gone into effect, allowing a donor to fund a charitable gift annuity with a qualified charitable distribution from their IRA. What does this mean for you? If you’re over 70 ½, you are now allowed to … Read More

January 31, 2023

Art Series Available at the Kline Galland Home

Acclaimed Seattle Jewish artist Nancy Current is the graphic artist behind “When a Poor Man…” hanging at the Kline Galland Home. The piece is part of the Charity series, consisting of six mixed media works. Nancy has saved the five remaining Tzedakah prints for the Kline Galland Home From the Artist: The Charity Series features … Read More

December 19, 2022

Thank you for helping turn a difficult year into a brilliant one

It’s been a challenging year for senior care facilities across the country. The entire industry is experiencing an historic era of workforce scarcity, forcing many skilled nursing units to lower their bed availabilities. However, that storyline is trending a lot more positive at Kline Galland, and it’s all thanks to our people. I am humbled … Read More

December 19, 2022

Try your hand at making rugelach!

The rugelach is a small, crescent-rolled pastry that is commonly filled with treats like nuts, chocolate, or jam. ‘Rugelach’ is a Yiddish word that translates to “little twists,” and the pastry’s origins are believed to trace back to 1683, around the same time the croissant was invented. Since then, it has become a favorite wherever … Read More

December 19, 2022

Increased Rates for Charitable Gift Annuities in 2023

The true spirit of philanthropy – the desire to give to perpetuate a specific work – is at the heart of the support offered each day by our generous friends and donors. Our community is amazing, and we are always looking for opportunities to make it easier to give back to Kline Galland. That’s why … Read More

November 28, 2022

How to Travel Safely

Travel is back in full swing. As people prepare to visit friends and family across the world, it’s important to make sure you and your loved ones are staying safe. If you are an older adult considering travel, there are a list of precautions to take that will help you stay healthy during your trip: … Read More

November 28, 2022

5 Ways to Stay Physically Active This Winter

As the cold weather settles in, many people become prone to late mornings wrapped in a blanket or early nights cozied up with a good book. While there’s nothing wrong with an occasional lazy Sunday, it’s important to stay active to avoid the consequences of sedentarism. Sticking to your workout regimen is hard, so we … Read More

November 28, 2022

Thank you for Supporting our Residents, Patients, and Employees

The end of the calendar year is the perfect time to reflect on how far we have come and where we are going. As an organization born over 108 years ago, Kline Galland has a rich history and a tenacity to see our mission continue for many, many years to come. For those who do … Read More

October 28, 2022

Demystifying Hospice with Dr. Rob Ali

At Kline Galland, we offer highly specialized and compassionate hospice care – a commitment that life is to be cherished at every moment. Our program is based on a foundation of empathy, integrity and faith and our hospice care team is coordinated by a highly trained interdisciplinary team. We are incredibly proud of the comprehensive … Read More