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Long-term care and insurance explained at county meetings

Mar 28th, 2014 | By

Pierce County Aging and Disability Resources will host informational meetings in April on the subject of long-term care and insurance. The one-hour meetings, which the county agency describes as an opportunity to get straight-forward information about the benefits and disadvantages to a long-term plan, are scheduled for: • April 14 at 7 p.m. at Soundview
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No generation gap for this grandfather and grandson

Mar 18th, 2014 | By
No generation gap for this grandfather and grandson

Roy Van Buskirk and his grandson bridged the generation gap by restoring a 96-year-old automobile. Van Buskirk, 72, and Brandon VanBuskirk, 10, got hours of enjoyment and time together from the project. And their work on the 1917 Model T truck caught the eye of judges who picked it for an award at a recent
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Are your Social Security benefits taxable? Sometimes

Mar 11th, 2014 | By

If you’ve recently begun receiving Social Security benefits or plan to apply in the near future, you may be wondering this tax season: are Social Security benefits taxable? The short answer is: Sometimes. Some people have to pay federal income taxes on their Social Security benefits. This usually happens only if you have other substantial
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Survey high on Federal Way, Kent and Buckley communities

Mar 5th, 2014 | By

A national consumer survey has given four senior communities in south King County and Pierce County  high marks, putting them among the top 1 percent of assisted-living communities nationwide. Singled out in the online survey by Caring.com were Emeritus at Federal Way, Farrington Court in Kent, Village Green Retirement Campus in Federal Way, and Heritage
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