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Senior News Briefs

Senior News Briefs

Social Security Administration offers tips and guidance to protect against cams, identity theft and other …

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Featured Outing & Calendar

In the Spirit 19th Annual Exhibition

IN THE SPIRIT Contemporary Native Arts exhibition runs from July 20 through September 29 at …

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Local

Local Seniors, Local Interest & Connections, Local Volunteers

Northwest Senior Travel Club for 55+ Travelers

The Northwest Senior Travel Club features opportunities to take International and North American tours with …

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All-Star Game in the Kingdome — July 17, 1979

In 1979 I was 11 years old; Todd Warren, my best friend was a year …

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Capitol Tour and Other Fun in Olympia

Let’s tour our State Capitol today,” Linda suggested out of the clear blue.

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For older renters, Western WA’s housing boom can sow insecurity

After three forced moves, with a fourth on the horizon, the threat of homelessness looms …

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Pierce County Seed Libraries

A seed library allows a community member to borrow seeds, grow them and harvest new …

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Washington State Joins Age-Friendly and Dementia-Friendly Networks

"We congratulate Washington as it becomes the twelfth state in the nation to enroll in …

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Donnie Boy Brings Joy to All

Donnie Boy is now on a new medical journey, thanks to his grandparents, aunts, uncles, …

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Long-Term Care Benefits for Veterans and Surviving Spouses

The Veterans Administration does indeed have an underutilized benefit that can help wartime veterans and …

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Medical Minutes

New machine for back surgery; walking away from cancer; a new way to cut down …

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Dreading a Colonoscopy? There Are Alternatives

Most people dread the laxative prep and sedation, not to mention the procedure itself.

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Travels Near & Far

International, Countrywide & Northwest Travel Ideas

Dive into all things pop culture at Seattle’s MoPOP

It’s hard not to miss Seattle’s Museum of Pop Culture or MoPOP as it’s commonly …

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Immerse yourself in the soul-stirring landscape of Patagonia

I had promised myself I wouldn’t get up on another horse – ever – as …

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Take a Hike! – To Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado

The 0.7-mile lake trail loop is completely flat, beginning with a short boardwalk before transitioning …

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Tacoma museum shines a spotlight on the artistry of glass

The first thing you’ll notice about Tacoma’s Museum of Glass is the ginormous cone. It …

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Featured Columns

Our Columnists, Life Perspectives, Nostalgia

The Wisdom of Intermissions

I know where we went wrong. It’s the simple fact that there are no more …

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Now Hear This

I ignored all suggestions that I just try out a hearing aid. I was convinced …

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Midnight Swim

The water felt like silk as I slid through it... I would roll onto my …

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Living Life Unretouched

Grandpa grinned. "Don't grow up too fast, monkey. Just enjoy being young."

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Juneteenth

On June 19, 1890, African American families from Seattle and Tacoma gather in Kent to …

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Happy Father's Day

My dad was a “hardware man,” the guy who could always find the exact tool …

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Sharing Stories

Essays, Poetry, Writing Corner

Grandma Girlfriend

My best friend was my grandmother.

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Modern Technology

"Next generations will enjoy their futuristic ride."

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Elder Health

"a longer, healthier, and happier life."

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Pre-Sixth Month Jitters

"like taking a car in for maintenance"

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Retirement Lifestyles

Healthy Recipes, Home & Garden, Senior Living, Family & Relationships, Senior Style

Spice Up Your Camping Menu

Even though everything tastes better in a gorgeous outdoor setting, it doesn’t mean you shouldn’t …

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Invite a Variety of Pollinators to Your Garden

Pollinators play an important role in producing food, fiber, medicine, and more that we rely …

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Antioxidant Foods that Fight Aging at a Cellular Level

Antioxidants are one of our body’s best weapons when it comes to aging, because they …

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Kitchen Ideas for Aging-in-Place

What tips can you recommend for making a kitchen safer and more practical for seniors, …

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Notable Northwesterners

Celebrity Seniors with a Local Connection, Noteworthy Older Adults

Tom Selleck and His Famous Life

My ears perk up whenever Tom Selleck is in the news, and he's been in …

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Jim Ellis: A Will to Serve

Jim Ellis has been described as one of Washington's most visionary and successful leaders

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The Honor of Caring for a Loved One

“Retirement isn't an exit ramp to being idle or sidelined,” said Scott Nolte. It is …

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Pete Carroll and I Make a Phone Call

At the beginning of the 2013 season (yes, the Super Bowl season), Pete Carroll appeared …

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