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Half of seniors aren’t being tested for cognitive decline

May 22nd, 2019 | By

Findings from the Alzheimer’s Association’s 2019 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures report show that, despite a strong belief among seniors and primary-care physicians that brief cognitive assessments are important, only half of seniors are being assessed for thinking and memory issues, and much fewer receive routine assessments. In addition to providing an in-depth look at
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COMMENTARY: Social Security honors military members and families

May 22nd, 2019 | By

Every year, on Memorial Day, the nation honors service members who have given their lives for our freedom. Social Security acknowledges the sacrifice of our military’s service members, and we honor these heroes and their families who may need help through the benefits we provide. Widows, widowers, and their dependent children may be eligible for
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Local measles case reported

May 13th, 2019 | By

A Pierce County man in his 40s has been diagnosed with measles. His illness was reported by authorities on May 12, one day after he developed a rash common among measles patients. While it was unclear where the man was exposed to the measles virus, it reportedly occurred between April 19 and May 1. Exposures
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Support for students rooted in garden tour

May 13th, 2019 | By
Support for students rooted in garden tour

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) Puyallup Valley branch is busy gearing up for its second annual Garden Tour to take place on June 22. Tickets for the event are $20 in advance and can be purchased after May 1 online at Brown Paper Tickets and after May 20 at Watson’s Nursery in Puyallup
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