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Golden Sherpa platform planned to help people find senior living

When faced with the decision of finding aging parents a care facility, adult children might find themselves navigating a seemingly insurmountable process of contacting referral companies, elder care management companies and even the facilities themselves ...


Life Connect designs app to reduce addiction relapse

Life Connect, an app created through Spokane-based Life Recovery Solutions Inc., is designed to connect those struggling with mental illness, drug addiction, or homelessness with their personal support groups and professionals....


Riverview Retirement plans memory-care group homes

Spokane-based Riverview Retirement Community plans to build three memory-care duplexes at the southeast corner of North Crescent Avenue and Stone Street, east of its current facilities, according to preliminary plans filed with the city of Spokane. ...


$6 million renovation planned at Eastern State Hospital

Eastern State Hospital plans to start work next month on a $6 million renovation project that will convert 22,000 square feet of former office space at the Medical Lake facility into two new patient wards. ...


Spokane County plans new $10 million Medical Examiner project

Spokane County is planning a $10 million remodel to a commercial building near the south edge of the University District, where it intends to move the Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office....


Recruiting tax expertise to help with health plans

Robert Welk, licensed insurance broker and owner of Mead-based Welk Security & Trust, says it’s no longer enough for employers to choose health insurance plans perfunctorily. ...

Family Resource Home Care acquires Cascade In-Home Care

Liberty Lake-based Family Resource Home Care has acquired Arlington, Wash.-based Cascade In-Home Care. Originally known as Family Home Care LLC, the company changed its name after merging with Seattle-based Family Resource Home Care last November. ...


Aiding sexual assault survivors through Spokane SANE

A sexual assault is committed in the U.S. every 98 seconds, according to the national anti-sexual violence organization Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, and a new effort, Spokane SANE Foundation...


Pelvic PT

While most of us are familiar with the use of physical therapy to reduce muscle pain and improve or restore mobility after surgery, it’s probably not as commonly thought of as a treatment for women’s health issues....

CHAS opens new clinic on South Hill

Nonprofit health services provider Community Health Association of Spokane has opened a new clinic at 5620 S. Regal, on Spokane’s South Hill. ...

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