Edmonds Senior Center special events and activities for January 2020

Community breakfast

Date: Friday, Jan. 3

Time: 8:30-9:30 a.m.

Location: Edmonds United Methodist Church (Kennedy Hall), 828 Caspers St., Edmonds

Cost: $5.00

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

 

New member meeting and lunch

Date: Friday, Jan. 31, at 11 a.m.

Location: Holy Trinity Church (Downstairs Social Hall), 657 Daley St., Edmonds

Cost: Free, call the Admin Office at 425-774-5555 ext.104 for more information

New members are invited to learn about the senior center programs and enjoy a complimentary lunch.

 

Intergenerational Trivia Night

Date: Friday, Jan. 31, 2020

Time: 7-9 p.m, doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Location: Holy Trinity Church (Downstairs Social Hall), 657 Daley St., Edmonds

Cost: Free. Sign up by calling the Admin Office at 425-774-5555 ext.104

Answer trivia questions and use the knowledge of all your team members, younger and older. Prizes will be awarded to the top teams. This event is an intergenerational collaboration between Edmonds Senior Center and Edmonds-Woodway High School and encourages people of all ages to get to know each other and make connections across generations in a fun and informal setting. Refreshments will be provided.

 

Freee AARP tax preparation

Date: Fridays, Jan. 31-April 10

Time: Noon-4 p.m.

Location: Edmonds Library, 650 Main Stn, Edmonds

Cost: Free, sign up at Edmonds Library from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., beginning Jan. 15

 

Local AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers will once again prepare individual income tax returns on Fridays from Jan. 31 through April 10.

  • This year, appointments will take place at the Edmonds Library, 650 Main St., Edmonds.
  • You must sign up for an appointment and pick up an intake form in person at the Edmonds Library.
  • Volunteers will be available on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. beginning Jan. 15 to schedule appointments.
  • Appointments are 60 minutes in length and are free.

Be sure to complete the intake form before you come to your appointment. You must bring Social Security cards for all individuals listed on your return, picture IDs for all taxpayers, and documentation of all income (W-2, 1099, etc.) and deductions. We recommend that you bring last year’s tax return and any correspondence with the IRS during the last year.

 

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 Jan. 6. Become a member and save when you sign up for these upcoming trips:

Saturday, Jan. 18: The Spheres at Amazon. Cost is $20 member/$25 non-member.

Thursday, Jan. 23: Seattle Art Museum – Flesh & Blood: Italian Masterpieces. Cost is $48M/$60NM.

For more detailed information, check out the newsletter at edmondswaterfrontcenter.org

 

Health and Personal Care

Bastyr Center for Natural Health Medicine Clinic

Wednesdays (Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29)

9 a.m.-noon, 1:30-4:30 p.m.

Mountlake Terrace Community Senior Center, 23000 Lakeview Dr., Mountlake Terrace

Cost: $15/visit; sign up by calling the Admin Office at 425-774-5555 ext. 104

Care provided and supervised by Dr. Laurie Cullen, licensed Naturopathic Physician

Edmonds Senior Center has joined Bastyr University’s community medicine network and is offering the naturopathic Team Care approach in your community. Patients see a licensed naturopathic physician on the faculty of Bastyr University and advanced level students. Naturopathic medicine is effective in preventing and treating chronic and degenerative diseases. Common treated conditions include:

-Fatigue

-Depression

-Colds and flus

-Menopausal symptoms

-Stress-related conditions

-Allergies and asthma

-Cardiovascular disease

-Ulcers

-Digestive problems

-HIV/AIDS

Naturopathic medicine is a form of primary care medicine, which emphasizes prevention and wellness. Underlying causes of illness are investigated as means to promote patient’s wellness. Therapies and treatment plans are designed to fit the individual needs of patients, focusing on the whole person – including the physical, social, emotional and spiritual aspects of health. The Team will blend centuries old knowledge of natural treatments with current research in health and natural medicine. Practitioners can work with patient’s medical doctors and help patients become partners in their own health care.

Edmonds Senior Center Foot Care Clinic

1st & 2nd Tuesday (Jan. 7, 14)

8 a.m.-noon

My Sisters Place, 8304 212th St. S.W., Edmonds

Cost: $50/visit, please sign up by calling the Admin Office at 425-774-5555 ext. 104

About the Foot Care Clinic:

This is an all-inclusive, full-service foot care clinic. Routine nail and foot care is provided which includes reduction of nail length and thickness, corn and callus reduction, removal of ingrown nail portion when indicated, and a gentle moisturizing massage of the lower extremities.

All foot care services are provided by experienced Registered Nurses (volunteers/pro bono), who are podiatrist-trained foot care nurse specialists and members of the American Foot Care Nurses Association (AFCNA).

Those with all levels of health issues and foot care are welcome, all stages of basic or high-risk foot care, diabetic, circulatory impairment, neuropathy, anti-coagulant medications, arthritis, gout, bunions, calluses, ingrown toenails, fungal conditions, misshapen, discolored or overgrown nails.

It is the goal of this clinic to help each of our clients reach a level of comfort and safety through regular, ongoing foot care and education so they may maximize their mobility, independence and health.

Healthy Living Workshops

Legal matters — is your house in order?

Date: Wednesday, Jan. 22

Time: 10-11:30 a.m.

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

Cost: Free. Sign up by calling the Admin Office at 425-774-5555 ext.104

Facilitators: Carl Swanes & Chandra Lewnau, Wall Group Law

Participate in an open discussion regarding documents and plans important for you and your family.

  • How do I plan for long-term costs & protect my nest egg?
  • Why do I need a Durable Power of Attorney?
  • What’s the difference between a Will and a Trust?
  • How do Medicaid or VA Aid and Attendance Benefits work into Estate Planning?
  • What is probate and do I need to avoid it?

Bring your own questions and concerns for Q & A time.

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