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Don’t let those apples just rot

Jul 30th, 2012 | By
Don’t let those apples just rot

Fred Robbecke, a volunteer with “Senior Scene,” knows that with summer gardening comes summer overabundance.  You’ve heard about places that lock their cars only during the summer because people don’t want other people’s excess zucchini?  That’s what Robbecke thinks about in the spring of the year when everyone is so gung ho about planting.  Last
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Water guns at high noon

Jul 30th, 2012 | By
Water guns at high noon

The rest of the country is sweltering but this is Tacoma on a July morning so you know it’s cold. Cold enough that the residents of Narrows Glen and Laurel House that brave the cold do so for only brief periods of time usually to drop a bill in a jar or to give Eric Dobner, the activities director at Laurel House some advice or offer treats.



Support Alzheimer’s research while watching the Rainiers

Jul 30th, 2012 | By

As we prepare for the upcoming 2012 Walk to End Alzheimer’s, scheduled for Sept. 8 at Thea’s Park on the Tacoma waterfront, The Tacoma Rainiers and the Alzheimer’s Association (Western and Central WA chapter) are joining forces to celebrate the sounds, sights and tastes of summer while helping fundraise for a great cause



Alzheimer’s Caregiver Conference will feature Connie Thompson

Jul 30th, 2012 | By

The Alzheimer’s Caregiver Conference will be held on Sept. 19 at University Place Presbyterian Church, 8101 27th St W from 8:30 to 4 p.m.  This annual free conference provides the family caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s an entire day’s worth of speakers, complimentary respite, breakfast and lunch as they learn about taking care of themselves
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