Posts Tagged ‘ Pierce County ’

Learning skills to care for a family member with dementia

Aug 24th, 2011 | By

“I had no idea how caregiving truly requires 24/7!  The addition of caregiving adds a whole new dimension to anything I do,” says Edie Pelham. She’s caring for her sister who has dementia. Prior to contacting the Family Caregiver Support Program, Edie was either worrying about her sister or bringing her along to work each
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Six Community Connections employees pass certification

Jul 28th, 2011 | By
Six Community Connections employees pass certification

The Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) team at Pierce County Community Connections has something to celebrate. All six ADRC case managers received recognition as Certified Information and Referral Specialists in Aging (CIRS-A). Barbara Bauml, David Bradt, Eunice Forest, Randy Ip, Matt Santelli and supervisor Paul Calta successfully passed the CIRS-A exam. The test measures
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Local museums offer taste of Northwest art

Jul 28th, 2011 | By
Local museums offer taste of Northwest art

“Wow!” That, said Stephanie Stebich, is the number one word visitors use when they first enter the Dale Chihuly’s Northwest exhibit at the Tacoma Art Museum. Stebich, the museum’s director was there to talk about the man she considers America’s most recognized contemporary artist. That man, Dale Chihuly, is one of just a few Tacoma natives being shown this month at two of the areas largest museums. Works by glass artist, Dale Chihuly and photographer Virna Haffer fill two of the Tacoma Art Museum’s exhibition rooms. For a third Tacoma native, read Maggie Kelly’s article about Peter Serko on page 7. Serko’s work is being shown across the Chihuly Bridge of Glass at the Museum of Glass.



News from the Beacon Senior Center

Jul 5th, 2011 | By

Matthew M. Santelli, M.A. Pierce County Aging and Disabilities Resource Center The City of Tacoma is fortunate to have an outstanding senior center right in the heart of downtown, the Beacon Senior Center. Located at the corner of South 13th Street and Fawcett Avenue (the street address is 415 South 13th Street), the Beacon Senior
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