Where I Decided to Retire After Moving 33 Times

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

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

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

World’s Fair Unlimited Pigeon Rally

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

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 ...

Maude’s Awards

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

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

Washington State Nurses Hall of Fame

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

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 ...

Flu Vaccines That Are Recommended for Older Adults

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

Positive Updates on the Fight Against COVID

The vaccine was found to be 90% effective

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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

How to Find Travel Companions for Older Travelers

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

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 ...

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

Chihuly Garden and Glass is a sculptural wonderland

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

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 ...

Washington’s Coastal and Island Lighthouses

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

Explore the world of music at MIM

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

Sharing Stories

A Homeless Man

"Her remark inspired her father"

Understanding Anger

"The best secret about anger is..."


"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

Senior Living Trends

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

Think before you drink

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

Curious About Vegetarian Food?

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

Colorful Mums for Fall Gardens and Containers

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