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Right moves with Social Security can save thousands

Mar 12th, 2019 | By

The rules and strategies for how and when to claim Social Security benefits are so complex that many an uninformed and/or overeager retiree has lost thousands of dollars — even tens of thousands — by making the wrong choice. According to the Social Security Administration, nearly nine out of 10 individuals 65 and up receive

Humana members gaining virtual behavioral health services

Feb 22nd, 2019 | By

Humana’s Medicare Advantage members are gaining access to behavioral health services in certain counties – including King, Pierce and Kitsap — through the company’s new association with MDLIVE, a telemedicine services and software provider. Humana members who choose plans with this benefit can access clinicians through personal computers, telephone or mobile devices for a wide

New operator for Puyallup, Gig Harbor communities

Jan 24th, 2019 | By

Texas-based Pegasus Senior Living has taken over operations of two newly renamed senior communities in Pierce County — The Rivers at Puyallup and Gig Harbor Court. The Rivers, an independent-living and assisted-living community, formerly was Brookdale of Puyallup. The change, which took effect in December, comes with a continued commitment to flexible and personalized living

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