Posts Tagged ‘ Events & Lectures ’

Local senior experts put on free community panel

Nov 3rd, 2011 | By
Local senior experts put on free community panel

There’s a lot to caring for older relatives.  Most people think they are alone or and this can be even worse, they think they have to do it alone because they owe it to Mom or Dad or Aunt Jane.  The truth is the old joke about getting old not being for sissies isn’t much
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Alzheimer’s presentation targets Baby Boomers

Nov 2nd, 2011 | By

Alzheimer’s knows no boundaries. Any adult can be diagnosed. One in 8 Americans age 65 and older has Alzheimer’s disease. Nearly half of Americans aged 85 and older have Alzheimer’s disease. Its prevalence is growing rapidly. “Generation Alzheimer’s: The Boomer Future” will explore the growth of Alzheimer’s on the Baby Boom generation, those born between
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Free ‘natural’ yard care workshop opened up to public

Nov 2nd, 2011 | By

Learn about installing rain gardens using native plants in landscaping, the concept behind “minimum risk pesticides” and much more at the free Natural Yard Care Workshop on Nov. 9 from 8 a.m. to noon. Space is limited and pre-registration is required by this Friday, Nov. 4. To register for the workshop contact Teresa Lewis at
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Tacoma Mall Shooting: an exercise

Aug 24th, 2011 | By
Tacoma Mall Shooting: an exercise

The very first email that flashed up on my computer monitor came June 9 and said  “Tacoma Police Department needs volunteers for their Active Mall Shooter exercise to be held August 12.”  Anyone that was interested should send an email.  That sounded like a lot of fun, so I signed up. In my mind I
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