Housing agency receives grant money

Sep 19th, 2018 | By

Opus Community Foundation has approved 34 grant awards to charitable organizations across Washington, California, Arizona and Oregon, including Shared Housing Services in Tacoma. The grants were awarded to non-profits that strengthen and engage the communities through education, financial literacy, community health services, work readiness programs, and the arts. Shared Housing Services is one of six

Talking about Alzheimer’s and resources

Sep 10th, 2018 | By

With 108,000 people in Washington among the 5.7 million Americans who are living with Alzheimer’s, Pierce County Aging and Disability Resources is offering opportunities to talk about the disease among those who are most affected by it. In October, the county government agency will host a free, six-part series of discussions for individuals with Alzheimer’s

Seminars at libraries offer Medicare guidance

Sep 7th, 2018 | By

How to get the most out of Medicare will be the subject of seminars at four branches of Pierce County Library System in September and October. Sound Outreach and the Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA) will conduct the seminars, all of which are scheduled for 1:30 to 4 p.m. on: Sept. 22 at the

Partnership produces two more urgent-care centers

Sep 6th, 2018 | By

CHI Franciscan Health and CityMD have opened two new urgent-care centers in Puyallup and University Place, joining five other CityMD sites to the north in King County. The new CityMD urgent care centers in Puyallup (12005 Meridian St. E.) and University Place (3556 Marketplace W., adjacent to Whole Foods Market) will be open seven days