Washington State Business News

Washington State Business News – including entertainment, finance, health and medical, non-profit, public policy and technology news from Washington State, U.S.A. (Wa., WA), as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


HaptX, formerly AxonVR, Announces First Haptic Gloves to Deliver Realistic Touch In Virtual Reality

SEATTLE, Wash., Nov. 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HaptX Inc., formerly AxonVR Corporation, announced today its first product, HaptX Gloves, the world’s only haptic wearable to bring realistic touch and force feedback to virtual reality. HaptX Gloves feature over 100 points of high-displacement tactile feedback, up to five pounds of resistance per finger, and sub-millimeter precision motion tracking.

A Prime Time to Plan for Long-Term Care Is After Arranging It for Someone Else, says ACSIA Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Have you been called upon to arrange care for an aging parent or other loved one? If so, “it can be a blessing in disguise,” says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, one of the nation’s largest long-term care insurance agencies. “It can inspire you to plan ahead for your own care, without delay.”

Lucas Rabel’s debut album ‘Western Amber Skies’ is bold and uplifting

SEATTLE, Wash., Aug. 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lucas Rabel is a multi-talented instrumentalist and singer-songwriter who has spent his life traveling the states, playing music and honing his sound. Lucas has lived in Seattle, Las Vegas, San Francisco, Nashville, Chicago and Atlanta to share his infectious tunes. Recently, he released his debut album titled “Western Amber Skies.”

Longevity Alert: As America Ages, Long-Term Care Costs Could Overwhelm Most Families, say ACSIA Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The number of Americans age 65 and older is on track to double — from 46 million now to over 98 million in 2060, when today’s 20-somethings will be turning 65. At that time the 65-plus age group’s share of the population will have jumped to 24-percent from 15-percent today. “Think of it,” says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, “one in four of us will be in the older group, at high risk of needing long-term care.”

It’s Easier to Plan for Long-Term Care if We Face Our Personal Concerns First, says ACSIA Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Last year the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services issued a report about Americans’ concerns and actions related to long-term care (LTC), also referred to as long-term services and supports (LTSS). “The main takeaway was not the particulars of the responses, in our view,” says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners. “It was the fact that participants considered and faced the issues.”

Most Americans Aren’t Going for Long-Term Care Insurance, ‘But They Will, Where They Work,’ says James Dettman of ACSIA Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash., June 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — James Dettman, a veteran of the insurance and employee benefits industries, has joined ACSIA Partners, one of America’s largest long-term care insurance agencies. He will serve as one of four Worksite Sales Directors.

ACSIA Partners Offers Decision Funnel for Quick and Easy Long-Term Care Choices

KIRKLAND, Wash., May 31, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Many Americans spend hours investigating long-term care options online, only to come away confused and dispirited. Now there’s another way to go. It’s a by-phone Decision Funnel designed to cut through the complexity. Offered by ACSIA Partners, the service will be delivered by real human specialists, not phone robots.

Be Alert for a Job Offer You Can’t Refuse: ‘Unpaid Caregiver,’ Warns Long-Term Care Leader ACSIA Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash., April 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “America faces a senior health crisis that is also an employment crisis,” says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, one of the nation’s largest long-term care insurance agencies. In most U.S. households an out-of-the-blue “job offer” will suddenly appear.

No Stomach For Cancer Hosts Stomach Cancer Awareness Event at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

SEATTLE, Wash., March 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — No Stomach For Cancer, an international advocacy organization for stomach cancer, will host its fourth “Spotlight on Gastric Cancer” on Friday, May 12 at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Pelton Auditorium in Seattle, Wash.

It’s Tax Time, and Millions Could Miss Sizeable Deductions for Long-Term Care Insurance, ACSIA Partners Says

KIRKLAND, Wash., March 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you’re considering long-term care insurance, or already have a policy, “Tax time is a good time to look for help from Uncle Sam,” says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, one of the nation’s largest long-term care insurance agencies. “And the help you get could be more than negligible.”

Huntron Access RF Prober improves the ‘Sniffer Probe’ Approach to RF diagnostics

MILL CREEK, Wash., March 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Huntron Inc. has announced the addition of the Huntron Access RF probing station to its product line up. The Huntron Access RF provides reliable and repeatable Near Field measurements of RF signals.

Long-Term Care Leader ACSIA Partners Raises $15,220 to Help ‘Kill the Wicked Witch of Alzheimer’s’

SEATTLE, Wash., Feb. 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A colorful event brightened a long-term care convention on January 14 at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel. Over 100 participants wore purple capes as “wizards” to help “kill the wicked witch of Alzheimer’s,” the mind-robbing disease that afflicts millions. Their company, ACSIA Partners, is one of America’s largest long-term care insurance agencies.

IntellaSphere Offers Help to Medical, Dental, and Chiropractic Providers with its New Division – IntellaHealth

SEATTLE, Wash., Feb. 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — IntellaSphere, Inc. announces the launch of its new IntellaHealth division. IntellaSphere, an integrated marketing system provider in Bellevue, Washington, recognizes that healthcare providers need to connect with their patients across a variety of online marketing channels and mechanisms.

Long-Term Care Leader ACSIA Partners Will Help ‘Kill the Wicked Witch of Alzheimer’s’

SEATTLE, Wash., Jan. 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the second year in a row, ACSIA Partners, a national long-term care insurance agency based in Kirkland, Wash., will join the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. As part of its three-day annual conference, the company will host a fundraiser on behalf of the Alzheimer’s Association, which seeks a cure for the debilitating disease.

Seattle Bash announces 15th Annual INDULGENCE New Year’s Eve Bash at The Museum of Pop Culture

SEATTLE, Wash., Dec. 16, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Seattle Bash, a leading event production company in the Puget Sound area, today announced the INDULGENCE New Year’s Eve Bash would continue the long tradition of being held at The Museum of Pop Culture (formerly EMP Museum) located in downtown Seattle.

Long-Term Care Insurance Is a Gift for the Whole Family, ACSIA Partners Says

KIRKLAND, Wash., Dec. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you want to brighten the lives of everyone in your family, “Consider the gift of long-term care insurance,” says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, a leader in long-term care planning. “Whether you get the policy for yourself or for aging parents, it’s really a gift for everyone.”

Newly Launched Appraiser Dashboard Shortens Appraisal Turnaround Times for Lenders, AMCs, and Appraisers

SEATTLE, Wash., Dec. 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Appraiser Dashboard, a provider appraisal technology, has announced the launch of its namesake appraisal workflow and networking technology. Appraiser Dashboard is the industry’s first appraiser-facing technology that automatically informs AMCs (appraisal management companies) and lenders each time the appraiser user takes action in the appraisal process.

Crosslake Named to CIOReview’s 20 Most Promising QMS Solution Providers 2016

SEATTLE, Wash., Dec. 5, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Crosslake announced today that it has been selected by CIOReview as one among 20 Most Promising QMS Solution Providers 2016. “It’s a great honor to announce Crosslake as one of the 20 Most Promising QMS Solution Providers 2016,” said Jeevan George, Managing Editor of CIOReview.

Edupoint’s Growth in Washington Continues with Bellevue School District’s Selection of Synergy

BELLEVUE, Wash., Nov. 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, has been selected by Bellevue School District, located in Seattle’s largest suburb, to meet the district’s student information management and gradebook needs.

ACSIA Partners Seeks 150 New Agents to Serve Growing Segments of Its Long-Term Care Planning Business

KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The long-term care insurance market seems to be in turmoil thanks to rate increases, waning consumer demand, and carriers exiting the business. Pessimism prevails, but not for ACSIA Partners, one of America’s largest long-term care insurance agencies.

Elder & Adult Day Services Merges with Easterseals Washington to Provide Services to More Individuals and Families

SEATTLE, Wash., Oct. 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Easterseals Washington, a Washington state nonprofit serving adults and children with disabilities, announced today that it is expanding – three new adult day service centers are being been added to Easterseals Washington’s program offerings.

Uninsured Long-Term Care Is ‘Eating’ Real Estate by the Square Foot, ACSIA Partners Reports

KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct. 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The cost of care for aging Americans may be viewed as a glutton that devours homes in daily bites that are getting bigger. So says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners LLC, one of America’s largest long-term care insurance agencies.

Seattle Bash Announces the 2016 ‘HAUNT – Ultimate Halloween Bash’ to Be Held at the EMP Museum

SEATTLE, Wash., Oct. 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “HAUNT – Ultimate Halloween Bash at EMP Museum” will continue its long tradition of being the most-anticipated Halloween party in downtown Seattle. HAUNT has sold out every year due to its outstanding location, value, entertainment and the most impressive and elaborate costumes in the city.

To Protect More of Us, ACSIA Partners Adds Tools from OneAmerica® to Its Long-Term Care Solutions Arsenal

KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the cost of long-term care (LTC) continues to rise, the ability to pay for it becomes more critical. But LTC protection is carried by only about 10 percent of those who could benefit from it, according to industry estimates. To serve a larger percentage, ACSIA Partners is expanding its asset-based LTC offerings by representing an A+ rated insurance and financial service organization, OneAmerica(R).

Pay for Long-Term Care Insurance with a Health Savings Account, ACSIA Partners Suggests

KIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Many Americans realize they need long-term care insurance, but balk at the premiums. “Now there’s an easy way to pay,” says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners. “Just use some of the money that’s already in your Health Savings Account.”

Crosslake Launches Pivotal Cloud Foundry Practice to Accelerate Digital Transformation in the Enterprise (UPDATED)

SEATTLE, Wash., Aug. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Crosslake Technologies, the software development consulting company, is excited to announce it has launched its Pivotal Cloud Foundry(R) practice alongside its On-Premise to Cloud services. Crosslake works with software development leaders at technology and technology-enabled companies, as well as private equity companies that invest in software companies and their investment portfolios all over the world.

Don’t Put Off Summer Tree Maintenance

TACOMA, Wash., Aug. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When you’re busy with summer projects like painting, staining the deck, or inspecting your roof, don’t forget about your property’s trees, says Family Tree Care. A little tree service now can prevent winter trouble later.

When Long-Term Care Insurance Benefits Run Out, What Next? A Trending ‘Partnership’ System Offers a Fix, ACSIA Partners Reports

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A relatively new species of long-term care policies called Partnership Plans has become widely available and could be a good option for many, according to ACSIA Partners, one of America’s largest long-term care insurance agencies.

Shopping for Long-Term Care Insurance Can Be Uniquely Frustrating, says ACSIA Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash., June 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you’re in the market for long-term care insurance, you may be in for a long, exasperating slog, according to ACSIA Partners, one of America’s largest long-term care insurance agencies. “Unfortunately, LTC insurance isn’t an easy thing to buy,” says Denise Gott, the company’s CEO.

Pick Your Long-Term Care Agent Carefully, Advises ACSIA Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash., May 9, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The best way to buy long-term care insurance is through an independent agent, according to many experts. But agents vary. How do you pick a professional who is right for you? ‘We recommend asking six key questions,’ says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, one of America’s largest long-term care insurance agencies.