Lifestyles

Free online advice for a smooth retirement

Jan 7th, 2021 | By

There are many ways people can make a mess out of their retirement, even if they have money in the bank. So Pierce County Aging and Disability Resources is offering “How to Spoil Your Retirement,” a fast-paced survey of the ways retirees can paint themselves into a corner. The presentation, which will look at issues
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The better you manage holiday stress, the better off you are

Dec 29th, 2020 | By

The holiday season is supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year — full of happiness, cheer, and joy. And while this might be the case for many, it can also be accompanied by emotional stress that can take a toll on one’s health and well-being. Research suggests that the brain can go
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Grief and the holidays: Tips for managing conflicting emotions

Dec 7th, 2020 | By

Holidays are filled with traditions, but when someone you used to share those moments with has died, managing grief during the holiday season can be particularly challenging. While family members, particularly children, may want things to be as they’ve always been, the reality is things have changed. It can also be a time to create
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Holidays: A time to check how well older adults are living independently

Dec 1st, 2020 | By

Holiday gatherings can be a time for adult children to take a close look at aging parents and relatives and evaluate their ability to live independently and safely. Even more important is bringing up issues in conversations that are open, honest and understood by all. For some guidance on how to do that, Pierce County
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