Lifestyles

BRING IT TO BARB: Dog or cat?

Nov 7th, 2018 | By
BRING IT TO BARB: Dog or cat?

Dear Barb, I’ve heard there are mood-boosting benefits from owning a pet when you are in your 50s and 60s. Is this true? I am alone but not lonely. Open to a furry friend Dear Open, Most of us have heard about the benefits of a dog to calm a child or an elderly person.
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Older adults are starting businesses, and so can you

Oct 16th, 2018 | By

Traditionally, we tend to think of aspiring entrepreneurs as young professionals with decades of potential ahead of them and energy to spare. However, judging by current trends, perhaps it’s time for this outdated notion to be refreshed. According to recent estimates, nearly a quarter of new entrepreneurs fall between the ages of 55 and 64.
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BOOKS: A little-known war story

Oct 2nd, 2018 | By
BOOKS: A little-known war story

Few have heard of the CRB—the American-led Commission for Relief in Belgium. For nearly 10 million Belgians and northern French facing imminent starvation behind German lines in World War I, the CRB was life-saving. With the indomitable help of young, idealistic Americans, the CRB was responsible for initiating, organizing, and supervising the largest food relief
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PEOPLE: There goes the judge

Sep 19th, 2018 | By
PEOPLE: There goes the judge

Frank Dacca, 70, is hanging up his robe as a Pierce County District Court judge. Dacca announced he won’t run for re-election this fall for the seat he has held since 2004. Raised on his parents’ vegetable farm in Fife, Dacca graduated from Fife High School and the University of Washington and served in the
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