Lifestyles

‘Staying active helps so much with independence’

Jul 19th, 2017 | By
‘Staying active helps so much with independence’

Mountain Fitness, whose owner drew inspiration from seniors who were committed to staying physically fit, has closed after more than a decade as a mainstay of Eatonville’s business community. The newly retired Nancy Mettler (pictured), herself a fitness buff as an avid hiker, snowshoer and skier, cherishes memories of older clients “who were fitness success
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Senior Games combine competition with fun

Jun 21st, 2017 | By
Senior Games combine competition with fun

Athletic shoes. Water bottles. And smiles. Those three things might best describe what you’ll see on seniors throughout July in and around Olympia the Washington State Senior Games brings thousands of older athletes together for competition, camaraderie and just plain fun. Nearly 2,000 men and women over 50 participate every year. Many venues have changed
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Advice for getting the most from ‘every last cent’

Jun 11th, 2017 | By

Older adults who are in or approaching their retirement years can learn about resources for meeting expenses and living well in free seminars in June in Puyallup, Tacoma, Graham and Gig Harbor. “Every Last Cent” will help older adults, their families and friends connect with benefits and programs, according to Pierce County Aging and Disability
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So when is a good time to start receiving Social Security?

May 3rd, 2017 | By

Enjoying a comfortable retirement is everyone’s dream. For over 80 years, Social Security has been helping people realize those dreams, assisting people through life’s journey with a variety of benefits. It’s up to you as to when you can start retirement benefits. You could start them a little earlier or wait until your “full retirement
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