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Shorten your bucket list in 2019 with memory-making trips

Nov 7th, 2018 | By

(Sponsored content) Another one of those quick years is almost over. Think back and look at what you have done and what you have wanted to do. Have you missed another chance to check off something from your bucket list? Well, maybe I have something in the works for you in 2019. Follow along and
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‘Reassuring’ news about housing wealth

Nov 7th, 2018 | By

Housing wealth collectively for homeowners 62 and older in the U.S. grew to $6.8 trillion in the first quarter of 2018, an increase of $177 billion in senior home equity over the fourth quarter of 2017, according to the National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association. The association’s vice president, Steve Irwin, said the numbers “tell a
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Fall means leaves and clogged street drains

Nov 1st, 2018 | By
Fall means leaves and clogged street drains

Leaves in their fall colors are a pretty sight—until they end up clogging street drains and creating mini-ponds for drivers and pedestrians to navigate. Local counties and cities are reminding residents to help reduce roadway flooding by keeping storm drains free of leaves. For instance, in Pierce County, it helps a lot if folks check
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Guidance for family caregivers

Nov 1st, 2018 | By

The vast majority of long-term care is provided in homes by family members – spouses, adult children, relatives and friends — and is crucial for the safety and well-being of their loved ones. Few of them have more than on-the-job training, which is why Pierce County Aging and Disability Resources and the Pierce County Library
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