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Mom never forgot us on her Alzheimer’s journey

Sep 2nd, 2020 | By
Mom never forgot us on her Alzheimer’s journey

We started to notice some changes in my mom’s behavior around eight years ago. She seemed sadder. She was usually pretty much an independent woman, strong and happy. She smiled at all people, and was a friendly and nice lady. My mom enjoyed travel very much. She loved the beach and her city Guadalajara (she lived between Seattle and Guadalajara). Suddenly, she seemed to be unhappy, and kept asking to go back to Mexico and would cry about it. My family thought that she just missed her hometown more than usual, so we thought it was normal.



COMMENTARY: Seniors living with schoolkids are at-risk from in-person classes

Aug 26th, 2020 | By

Fall is quickly approaching, meaning more and more schools and parents must decide whether to resume in-person classes amid the continued COVID-19 public health emergency. Importantly, because these choices will have implications for students, school employees, families, and communities, they will require a careful balancing of factors. Among them, that re-opening schools could further spread
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Inslee’s virus road show stops in Federal Way

Aug 25th, 2020 | By
Inslee’s virus road show stops in Federal Way

Governor Jay Inslee’s tour of Washington for community discussions about the state’s handling of the coronavirus response included a stop in Federal Way. Inslee, who was accompanied by state Secretary of Health John Wiesman, met July 17 with leaders of south King County-area government, business, labor unions, and non-profit groups. They discussed public-health concerns, economic
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Assessor: Pierce homes increasing in value

Aug 18th, 2020 | By

The latest assessed values of over 327,000 parcels of property throughout Pierce County have been mailed or e-mailed to the property owners.  And the valuations are going up. The 2020 values will be used as the basis for property taxes to be billed in February 2021. “Homes in all parts of our county continue to
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