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Safety first for grandkids and all other water-lovers

Jul 13th, 2017 | By
Safety first for grandkids and all other water-lovers

Despite Hollywood’s best attempts, drowning in real life doesn’t look the way it does in movies. Drowning is silent, and sadly the cause of almost 800 deaths a year for children in the United States, more than half of which are among children ages 4 years old and younger, according to Safe Kids Worldwide. In Washington,
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Social Security disability: The what, when and how

Jul 3rd, 2017 | By

Social Security disability benefits can be an important resource for individuals who become disabled. To help make that better known, and in observance of the 27th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Pierce County Aging and Disability Resources will host an informational presentation about Social Security disability on July 25 at TACID, which is
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Seniors’ technology questions answered by Amazon

Jun 28th, 2017 | By
Seniors’ technology questions answered by Amazon

On a recent afternoon and just a few blocks from the company’s South Lake Union office in Seattle, Amazon customer service employees were at Mirabella, a Seattle retirement home, helping more than 20 of the residents get more familiar with their technology devices. From Kindles to iPhones, laptops and ablets, the Amazon employees used many
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Village Concepts caregiver and administrator honored

Jun 28th, 2017 | By

A Village Concepts caregiver and one of the administrators for the company that operates retirement and assisted-living communities in Pierce and King counties have been named by industry groups as some of the best in Washington in their profession. The Washington Health Care Association selected Lori Harvison, a staff member at Sound Vista Village in
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