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COMMENTARY: Budget cuts threaten lives in long-term care

Aug 11th, 2020 | By
COMMENTARY: Budget cuts threaten lives in long-term care

In response to Washington’s budget shortfall due to COVID-19, state agencies have proposed devastating cuts to long-term care services – $220 million under the worst-case scenario – which would kick 1 in 3 current recipients off of various support programs. Long-term care services keep seniors and people with disabilities healthy by assisting with daily activities
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Fixing relationships with adult kids brings ‘personal growth’

Aug 11th, 2020 | By

Ten million Gen X and Baby Boomer parents have estranged adult children. Parents wonder: How did this happen? Where did I go wrong? Over time, holidays, birthdays, and even the birth of grandchildren may pass in silence. Anguish may turn into anger. While time, in and of itself, does not necessarily heal, actions do, and
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Boomers can make money online and on their terms

Aug 11th, 2020 | By
Boomers can make money online and on their terms

Today’s uncertain economy could put a comfortable retirement even farther from reach for many who lack adequate savings, but there’s a bright spot:  New technology has handed baby boomers an unprecedented opportunity to earn online, according to an International Living report that focuses on the 100 best places for retirees to earn a flexible side-gig
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Annual Alzheimer’s conference moves online

Aug 11th, 2020 | By

The annual Pierce County Alzheimer’s Conference is usually held in-person. But for 2020, it will be an online event because of COVID-19, while still providing information and practical skills for individuals and families dealing with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. The conference will offer one-hour sessions at 1 p.m. on the four Thursdays of September. It’s
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