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Where I Decided to Retire After Moving 33 Times

After moving 33 times, local author chose Steilacoom as her forever home

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This Week in Northwest History: President Franklin Roosevelt Visits Washington State

FDR slept at that Mercer Island house on more than one occasion

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World’s Fair Unlimited Pigeon Rally

On September 20, 1962, a flock of homing pigeons is released from the observation deck ...

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A Historic Victory Brings Drug Price Relief to Washington Seniors

Millions of seniors will get relief from a new law that will help reduce out-of-control ...

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Maude’s Awards

Maude’s Awards reward innovations that enrich the quality of life for persons living with Alzheimer’s ...

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A Washingtonian's guide to living among volcanoes

Better understanding our mountains and what to do when legitimate concerns arise can help us ...

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Health & Wellness

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Washington State Nurses Hall of Fame

Nurses inducted into the Hall of Fame have demonstrated excellence in patient care, leadership, education, ...

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Do Genetics or Physical Activity Play a Bigger Role in Longevity?

Is it our our lifestyle or the genes we’ve inherited that play a bigger role ...

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Flu Vaccines That Are Recommended for Older Adults

"I just turned 65 and would like to learn more about the stronger flu shots ...

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Positive Updates on the Fight Against COVID

The vaccine was found to be 90% effective

50+ News You Can Use

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Five Social Security Resources That Can Protect Elders From Scams

Here are five easy-to-use resources to prevent Social Security fraud

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How to Find Travel Companions for Older Travelers

There are a bevy of companies that provide traveling companion services to help older adults ...

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Basic Life Skills I Didn’t Learn Until I was Over 50

A string of late-life lucky encounters taught her that there was a “right” way to ...

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Medicare Ads That Claim to Put Money Back in Your Social Security Check

Are Medicare ads that claim to put money back in your Social Security check true?

Travels Near & Far

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Chihuly Garden and Glass is a sculptural wonderland

Seattle’s noted cultural scene attracts locals and visitors alike, who delight in its numerous offerings. ...

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Interact with nature and art at the Price Sculpture Forest

Whidbey Island is a popular destination for Seattle area residents, as well as for visitors ...

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Washington’s Coastal and Island Lighthouses

Why not pack a picnic and take an impromptu trip to a lighthouse at one ...

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Explore the world of music at MIM

While in Phoenix visiting family recently, I went to the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM). I ...

Sharing Stories

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A Homeless Man

"Her remark inspired her father"

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Understanding Anger

"The best secret about anger is..."

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Friends

"my kitty, Jellybean."

A Northwesterner's New York Pride

I was totally devastated with the tragedy and destruction of 9/11

Home, Garden & Senior Living

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Senior Living Trends

If you are considering making a move, ASHA provides these considerations to assist you with ...

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Think before you drink

Adults can add an extra 300 to 600 calories, as well as loads of fat ...

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Curious About Vegetarian Food?

With many vegetables at their best this month, sampling some vegetarian fare may just fit ...

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Colorful Mums for Fall Gardens and Containers

Add a burst of fresh color to the fall landscape with mums