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Added support provided for family caregivers

Jul 30th, 2012 | By
Added support provided for family caregivers

Just a chance to sit down and quilt. That’s all she wants. A moment to herself.
Pat Ditter and her husband John have been married for 31 years. For the past few years Pat has also become John’s caregiver, tending to his daily needs as several medical conditions have made it impossible for him to do for himself. Seeing the decline in his health is not easy.
Quilting gives her a chance to take her mind off the many problems which surround her and do something that fills her heart. “Caregiving is hard work, very hard work. It’s labor intensive, emotionally draining



Korean War Veterans to be remembered at annual wreathlaying

Jul 10th, 2012 | By
Korean War Veterans to be remembered at annual wreathlaying

Washington residents are invited to pay tribute to veterans of the Korean War on Saturday, July 28, as veterans groups gather in Olympia to remember the 59th anniversary of the armistice signing that ended the Korean War. A special wreathlaying ceremony will be held at 11:00 a.m. at the Korean War Veterans Memorial on the
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Make wise moves before end of year

Jul 6th, 2012 | By
Make wise moves before end of year

A. Colby Parks For Senior Scene No one knows everything.  Yet, we all hate to hear the words, “You should have done this instead.”  To help you avoid that awkward situation, there a few important matters to address before the end of the year 2012. For example, if you do not have a complete estate
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Orchard Park reaches out

Jul 3rd, 2012 | By
Orchard Park reaches out

Sherrie Kenyon For the Senior Scene What if you could teach someone to believe and to fight for their dream?  What if you could help someone to stand in the midst of a tragedy?  Would you?  Each of us is given an opportunity to play a vital role in helping others to overcome obstacles and
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