Business/Personal Finance/Products

Feeling old? Fighting Alzheimer’s? There’s an app for that

Jan 15th, 2019 | By

MindMate, a company based in Santa Monica, Calif., is participating in the fight against Alzheimer’s. The company, founded in 2015 by Susanne Mitschke, Patrick Renner and Roger Arellano, provides an app aimed at supporting the cognitive function in Baby Boomers and seniors to help users stay themselves for as long as possible. The app contains

Tacoma Power saving customers energy, money

Dec 26th, 2018 | By

Want to save on your utility bills? Tacoma Power says it can help make homes more energy-efficient with rebates, seven-year zero-percent interest loans, or income-eligible grants. Information is available at 253-502-8363 and on current offers, which include: Ductless heat pumps: $500 rebate or $4,000 loan. Heat pump water heater: $500 rebate. Smart thermostats: $50

Two more Iora clinics

Dec 19th, 2018 | By

Iora Primary Care, which serves adults on Medicare, has opened two new practices in Pierce County. The clinics are in Tacoma at 5006 Center St. and in Puyallup at 3705 S. Meridian Ave. Ribbon-cutting ceremonies at the new locations were held Oct. 9 and Oct. 16, respectively. Iora has been serving 65-and-older adults in Washington

Industry award for Sound Options

Dec 5th, 2018 | By

Sound Options has received the Leader in Excellence Award in the 2018 Best of Home Care awards for the second year in a row. The award for the Tacoma-based firm is the highest recognition awarded by Home Care Pulse and is based on quality metrics. The distinction ranks Sound Options among the top 5 percent