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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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Talking about memory loss

Sep 9th, 2019 | By

A six-part series of discussions about memory loss for individuals with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, their families and caregivers will begin in September, hosted by Pierce County Aging and Disability Resources. Topics (under the title of “Oh My Gosh, Now What?”) will include warning signs and symptoms, managing behavior, how the disease progresses, legal and
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Communities celebrate Independence Day

Jul 3rd, 2019 | By
Communities celebrate Independence Day

Auburn: 4th of July Festival, July 4, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Les Gove Park. Free (wristbands for $5 for unlimited activities). Information: auburnwa.gov. Federal Way: Red White and Blues Festival, July 4 at 4 p.m. at Celebration Park. Free admission. Live music, family and children’s activities and games. Fireworks show at 10:15 p.m. Gig Harbor:
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