Edmonds Senior Center September events and activities

Community breakfast

Friday, Sept. 6
8:30 – 9:30 a.m.

Edmonds United Methodist Church (Kennedy Hall)
828 Caspers St.
Cost: $5

Includes full menu of pancakes, strawberry compote, eggs and ham, biscuits and sausage gravy, orange juice, coffee and tea. Everyone is welcome, bring a friend.

New member meeting and lunch

Friday, Sept. 27
11 a.m.

Holy Trinity Church (Downstairs Social Hall)
657 Daley St.
Free with lunch included

Welcome all new members. Learn about our programs and enjoy a complimentary lunch. Call Board Member Shirley Lovelace at 206-708-0344 for information.

Step Out Edmonds Walking Club

Tuesdays through September 24
Group departs from Edmonds Olympic Beach Ranger Station at 9:30 a.m.

Dust off your sneakers and get moving. The group is provided with a map of the walking route (each walk is about three miles). Walk at your own pace with friends or make new ones.

Take a trip and leave the driving to the senior center

Make new friends, see new places and experience new things, and don’t worry about parking or traffic. The senior center provides transportation and ticket/admission is included with the cost. Sign up over the phone with a credit card by calling the Admin Office at 425-774-5555 ext.104 beginning Tuesday, Sept. 3. Cost listed are member/non-member pricing. Everyone is welcome to join.

Saturday, Sept. 7: Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Free; team shirts can be purchased for $20 on the bus ($5 will be donated to the Alzheimer’s Association).

Saturday, Sept. 14: Moon Viewing Event at Seattle Japanese Garden. Cost is $45 members/$55 non-members.

Wednesday, Sept. 18: Field Trip for Health: Heart-Healthy Recipes for Managing Cholesterol. Free.

Friday, Sept. 20: Zipline with Canopy Tours NW. Cost is $85M/$100NM.

Sunday, Sept. 22: Emerald Downs Horse Racing. Cost is $33M/$43NM.

For more detailed information about these trips, check out the newsletter at www.edmondssc.org

Free Healthy Living Workshops

Legal Matters Seminar: Is Your House in Order?

Wednesday, Sept. 18
10-11:30 a.m.

Edmonds Library, Conference Room

Presenters: Carl Swanes or Chandra Lewnau, Attorneys, Wall Law Group

Free, please RSVP by calling the Admin Office at 425-774-5555 ext.104

Join us for an open discussion regarding documents and plans important for you and your family. Topics include: 1) How do I plan for long-term costs and protect my nest egg? 2) Why do I need a Durable Power of Attorney? 3) What’s the difference between a Will and a Trust? 4) How do Medicaid or VA Aid and Attendance Benefits work into Estate Planning? 5) What is probate, and do I need to avoid it? Bring your own questions and concerns.

Aging Mastery Program

Wednesdays, Sept. 18-Oct. 23 (Five sessions, does not meet on Oct. 2)
9:30 a.m.-noon

Cedar Creek Memory Care (1st floor Conference Room), 21006 72nd Ave. W., Edmonds

Presenters: Michelle Reitan, MSW, and Sue Shearer, RN, BSN, Enhance Wellness Program of the Edmonds Senior Center

Free, RSVP required. Call the Admin Office at 425-774-5555 ext.104

Developed by the National Council on Aging, this program helps to empower people to make and maintain small but impactful changes as they age. The five-session workshop will explore navigating longer lives, physical activity, sleep, healthy eating and hydration, financial fitness, medication management, advance planning, healthy relationships, falls prevention, and community engagement. The program includes educational materials and a system for tracking changes in behavior, as well as experts to discuss certain topics. A light breakfast will be provided to participants. 

Edmonds Senior Center serves over 4,000 individuals annually with a wide variety of programming including recreational trips, educational classes, health & fitness, music, visiting lecturers, Arts, Languages & History and even assistance for tax preparation from AARP.  Our office is open from 8 am – 5 p.m. Monday – Friday. Call 425-744-5555 to join or volunteer. Check out the website for the latest programs at www.edmondssc.org or edmondswaterfrontcenter.org.

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