Author Archive | Phelan Webber Pettis P.S.

The RAISE Family Caregivers Act

Sarah, age 51, is divorced and has a daughter in college. She also works full-time as an administrative assistant. About a year ago, she moved her 82-year-old widowed mother into her home. Sarah is the oldest of three sisters, but she is her mother’s primary caregiver, as her sisters live across the country. Her mother […]

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Capture the Moment: Robert

How do you celebrate your birthday? I celebrate with cake, but on July 22, 2018, Seattle resident Robert Williamson celebrated his 100th birthday by jumping out of a plane, a tradition he started last year and one he plans to continue. Robert, who worked until the age of 88, credits having a passion and a […]

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Capture the Moment: Grandma Moses

In 1938, at the age of 78, Anna Mary Robinson Moses began her painting career. Prior to that, she had a passion for embroidering pictures with yarn, as well as for making quilted objects. Eventually, her arthritis made it too difficult to embroider, so she turned to painting, a passion she had since childhood. When […]

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