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The facts and costs of Medicare

Sep 19th, 2018 | By

Understanding Medicare isn’t as difficult as you might think. It’s a benefit most working Americans can count on. Here are some facts you might not know about the program. Medicare at 65 If you or your spouse worked and paid Medicare taxes for at least 10 years, you’re eligible for Part A (hospital insurance) at

King’s recognized for quality

Sep 6th, 2018 | By

King’s Manor, an assisted-living community in Tacoma, has received Pinnacle Quality Insight’s 2018 Customer Experience Award for its performance in senior healthcare services. Pinnacle Quality, a customer-satisfaction measurement firm in the post-acute healthcare industry, bases its awards on annual phone surveys involving more than 2,500 care providers in the U.S. King’s Manor residents and their

Have you had a Social Security checkup lately?

Aug 21st, 2018 | By

Say “annual checkup” and most people imagine waiting at the doctor’s office. But there’s another type of checkup that can give you a sense of wellness without even leaving home. Visit to conduct your own Social Security annual checkup. Their Social Security statement is available online any time to everyone who has a mySocialSecurity

The welcome mat is out for senior living tour

Aug 7th, 2018 | By

Are you thinking about moving into a retirement community but don’t know where to start or what questions to ask? Or are you envisioning your grandma’s retirement community when thinking about needing more care? Then the Tacoma Senior Living Community Tour – covering five communities on Aug. 22 — might be just the thing for