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5 questions and answers about choosing a Medicare plan

Nov 11th, 2019 | By

If you’re one of 56 million Americans eligible for Medicare, it’s important to understand coverage options when selecting your health plan for 2020. Research can take time, and many people find working with a licensed health insurance agent helpful when deciding between Original Medicare, Medicare Advantage plans, prescription drug plans, and Medicare supplement plans. Answering
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Pierce County Library can make life easier

Nov 11th, 2019 | By
Pierce County Library can make life easier

From legal assistance to Medicare information to job hunting for mature workers, the Pierce County Library System (PCLS) offers resources, events and classes, and services to help seniors get their lives in order. Need to do some legal work? Conduct legal research at a Pierce County Law Library kiosk at the PCLS Gig Harbor and
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High percentage of empty-nesters help adult kids financially

Nov 11th, 2019 | By

Empty nesters are still financially tied to their children, according to a new study. 55places.com, an online resource of information about active-adult communities in the U.S., surveyed 1,800 parents whose adult children have left the “nest,” and found 40 percent of the parents are still financially supporting them in some capacity. Study highlights include: Their
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35 years of Alzheimer’s awareness

Nov 11th, 2019 | By

November marks the 35th year that National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month has been observed in an effort to help the public learn about living with Alzheimer’s and related dementias, and the caregiving that goes into those lives. The awareness effort is used in part by the Administration for Community Living, a division of the U.S.
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