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SBA loans help assisted-living industry keep up

Sep 14th, 2022 | By

The Small Business Administration has a way to bridge gaps in financing for building or upgrading assisted-living facilities.



Public can meet Pierce library boss finalists

Feb 23rd, 2022 | By
Public can meet Pierce library boss finalists

Who will be the new leader of Pierce County’s libraries? The public can get an idea during a digital presentation of the three finalists for the $177,000-a-year job March 7. They’ll answer questions and talk about their vision for the future of the libraries.



Wily entrepreneurs are starting and running businesses in their later or post-retirement years

Jan 11th, 2021 | By
Wily entrepreneurs are starting and running businesses in their later or post-retirement years

Seniors are more aware than ever that they need to have enough money to carry them through retirement. Experts put the figure at an estimated 80 percent of pre-retirement income for the average American, who is expected to retire at the age of 63, to live comfortably for the next 18 years. Unfortunately, many won’t meet this target and will run the risk of running out of money should they retire sooner or live longer. Instead of searching for post-retirement jobs, an option is to start a business to fund their retirement years.



I learned about strokes the hard way

Dec 9th, 2019 | By
I learned about strokes the hard way

(Editor’s note: Steve Kruse, who has written on other subjects previously for Senior Scene, suffered a stroke recently. In this article, he offers his perspective on being a stroke survivor and the risks and warning signs of a stroke.) When I realized I had a stroke, I panicked I might never be able to write
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