Reminder: Sanders Law Group to offer free legal clinic Sept. 4

Sanders Law Group offers a monthly free legal clinic for members and guests of the Edmonds Senior Center. The next clinic will be Wednesday, Sept. 4, at 1 p.m. Since the senior center has been demolished to make way for the new Edmonds Waterfront Center, the monthly legal clinic is now being held at the…

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. Edmonds 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…

Sanders Law Group attorney Roxana Florea named Rising Star

Sanders Law Group attorney Roxana Florea has been selected to be on the distinguished Washington State Rising Stars list for 2019, compiled by the rating service Super Lawyers. Florea was nominated for her accomplishments in the areas of Estate Planning and Probate. Each year, no more than 2.5% if the lawyers in the state are…

Edmonds again featured in Where to Retire magazine

For the second straight year, Edmonds has been selected as a top retirement destination by Where to Retire, a magazine geared toward helping people with retirement relocation decisions. Edmonds is profiled in a feature titled “8 Small Towns Near Large Cities” in the September/October 2019 issue. Where to Retire Editor Annette Fuller said these eight…

Sponsor spotlight: Alan and Betty’s Medicaid story

“You don’t have to go broke to qualify for Medicaid, especially if you’re married,” Attorney Peggy Sanders. When Alan came to see us, he was distraught. A hardware store clerk in his early 70s, he and his wife had limited financial means. They had been married over 50 years, owned their own home, and in their…

Edmonds Schools Foundation ED honored at Seattle Storm game

Deborah Brandi, executive director of the Foundation for Edmonds School District, was recognized as an honorary coach during the Aug. 2 Seattle Storm game. The Storm, in partnership with Swedish Medical Center, has selected 19 honorary coaches to recognize throughout the season. Brandi was selected for her leadership and community contributions through the Edmonds Schools…

Scene in Edmonds: Final senior center wall comes down

The final wall of the existing Edmonds Senior Center building came down Thursday, and the moment was captured on video here: https://animoto.com/play/ZQZ8QbkBOihxaD2VwIafsg “Now the fun begins,” said the senior center’s Daniel Johnson. “Next steps: Remove the remaining debris, take down the trees, clear the site and survey for the pilings. We will begin drilling for…

Reminder: Sanders Law Group, Edmonds Senior Center offering legal clinic Aug. 7

For the past eight years, Sanders Law Group has been offering a monthly legal clinic involving free legal advisory sessions for members and guests of the Edmonds Senior Center Since the senior center has been demolished to make way for the new Edmonds Community Center, the monthly Legal Clinic is now being held at the…

Edmonds Senior Center special events and activities for August

The Edmonds Senior Center needs volunteers to represent the senior center at local farmers markets and at Taste Edmonds Aug. 16-18. Call Board Member Shirley Lovelace at 206-708-0344 for information.  Low Tide Beach Walk Thursday, Aug. 1 at 10:30 a.m. Orca Sculpture near Brackett’s North Jetty Free (20 spots available). RSVP by calling the Admin Office…

Reminder: Appreciation day for Senior Center Thrift Store manager July 31

All are invited to a retirement celebration and appreciation day for Edmonds Senior Center Thrift Store Manager Barbara Halseth, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday, July 31 at the store, located at 22820 100th Ave. W., Suite 12, Edmonds. Halseth has worked at the store for 17 years, with nearly all of it as a volunteer….

Return to Tahiti — 40 years later

It starts with a phrase, a spontaneous pledge you verbalize for others to hear, that sets you on a path that will change your life. “We’re going to Tahiti!” It was July 4, 1976. I was 17 years old. My twin brother Dave and I were out sailing with a couple of friends discussing plans…

Shovels in hand, Edmonds Waterfront Center stakeholders break ground for new project

More than 100 friends, well-wishers supporters, officials (elected and otherwise), volunteers and kids of all ages gathered Tuesday morning to say goodbye to the old Edmonds Senior Center and hello to the new Edmonds Community Waterfront Center.  In the spirit of the all-inclusive mission of the Waterfront Center, the groundbreaking activity was open to all,…

Sanders Law Group to host free legal clinic for Edmonds Senior Center members

For nearly eight years, Sanders Law Group has been hosting a monthly free legal clinic for members of the Edmonds Senior Center. Until recently the clinic was held at the Senior Center, but with planned construction of the new Community Center, the forum was moved to the Edmonds Church of God. Now, in order to make…

Reminder: Edmonds Senior Center offering advanced care planning class June 19

The Edmonds Senior Center is offering a free advanced directive class — “Your Life, Your Wishes’ — that also includes information regarding options for burial, Wednesday, June 19 from 9:30 a.m. to noon in the Edmonds Library conference room. While most Americans say they would prefer to live through the end of their lives at home,…

Sponsor spotlight: Stonewall, LGBT seniors and Jack Dorothy

“My Dad was gay but he was anything but a cliché,” explained Peggy Sanders, managing attorney at Sanders Law Group. Peggy’s father, Jack Dorothy, was a valued employee of the U.S. Department of Defense, and owned a home in New Jersey. He had been married to Peggy’s mother, Eva, for 13 years. He was a…

Sponsor spotlight: How platelet-rich plasma can improve sexual health

​Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections are a form of natural sexual health treatment that gathers platelets and growth factors from a sample of your own blood and re-injects it into your body. These injections are used to improve sexual function in both men and women and can serve as a very effective form of medical…

Edmonds Senior Center events and activities for June 2019

Community Breakfast Friday, June 7 8:30-9:30 a.m. Edmonds Senior Center Dining Room Cost: $5 Includes full menu of pancakes, strawberry compote, eggs & ham, biscuits and sausage gravy, orange juice, coffee, and tea. Everyone is welcome, bring a friend! Sponsor: Vineyard Park at Mountlake Terrace Big moving sale Saturday, June 8 Edmonds Senior Center Cost:…

Re-Imagining Retirement: Legacy

I just finished reading Marc Freedman’s new book How to Live Forever: The Enduring Power of Connecting the Generations. Wow! I’ve heard of Marc over the last couple of years, but hadn’t given him any real consideration, ‘cause I doubted his impact, due to him looking so young!! (What makes him an expert?) Well, like…

Pet trusts: Leaving a legacy for our buddies

About nine years ago Peggy decided that she needed a dog named Winston. We didn’t know any dogs named Winston, and I wasn’t in favor of being a pet owner, but somehow we ended up at a rescue pup adoption event. Things like this happen around Peggy. There must have been a couple of dozen…

Edmonds Senior Center raises record $100K at gala and auction

Nearly $100,000 was raised during the Edmonds Senior Center’s fifth annual Gala & Auction May 4 at the Historic Flight Museum at Paine Field. “The vintage planes were the perfect backdrop for our Ready for Takeoff theme as we prepare to demolish our aging building and construct the new Edmonds Waterfront Center,” said Senior Center Board President…

Edmonds Senior Center special events and activities for May

Community Breakfast Friday, May 3 8:30-9:30 a.m. Edmonds Senior Center Dining Room Cost: $5 Includes full menu of pancakes, strawberry compote, eggs & ham, biscuits and sausage gravy, orange juice, coffee, and tea. Everyone is welcome, bring a friend! Sponsored by Vineyard Park at Mountlake Terrace.  Annual Gala Auction Dinner Saturday, May 4 Doors open at…

Edmonds Senior Center Healthy Living Fair at Church of God April 26

The community is invited to attend the free Edmonds Senior Center Healthy Living Fair Friday, April 26 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Find ways to keep yourself motivated toward a healthy lifestyle. Community businesses and wellness-based organizations will provide information and giveaways. Lunch will be provided to 200 seniors courtesy of Fairwinds Brighton Court Lynnwood. The…

Snohomish County conducting survey on aging

The Snohomish County Human Service Department has launched an online public opinion survey seeking ideas and concerns from residents regarding long term care and aging programs and services in the county. he public survey will be available throughout the month of April 2019 and will close on May 15, 2019. “As we develop programs to…