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Honors for leaders of Milton, Burien senior communities

Jul 11th, 2018 | By

Three Puget Sound-area professionals have been recognized by  the Washington Health Care Association (WHCA) for their work at senior living facilities in Pierce and King counties. Jennifer Reich of Mill Ridge Village in Milton was named Executive Director of the Year. Mill Ridge’s director of resident care, Danniell Guffey, was honored as Nurse of the
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Top 11 occupations of 65-and-older

Jul 11th, 2018 | By

According to a survey by SeniorLiving.org of 1,100 Americans, a record number of people 65 and older are projected to keep working. For example, post-secondary (college or technical school) teachers 65 and older make up 11.3 percent of the workforce, and despite universities trying to buy out older professors, retirement offers are being declined, and
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New radiation oncology services in Burien

Jul 5th, 2018 | By
New radiation oncology services in Burien

CHI Franciscan Health and Virginia Mason Medical Center have begun offering radiation oncology services at Highline Cancer Center in Burien. The new unit, part of Highline Medical Center, brings expert oncology providers together for cancer care patients who live between Seattle and Tacoma, officials said. The unit features radiation therapy technology that allows for complex
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County invites comments on traffic fees

Jul 3rd, 2018 | By

The community can provide feedback on recommendations to update Pierce County’s traffic impact fees at a July 11 open house and public hearing. Traffic impact fees are charged when an individual or company develops property for residential, commercial, retail, office or industrial use. Money from the fees is used to improve to the transportation system
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