Next free legal clinic for seniors Dec. 2

The Edmonds Waterfront (Senior) Center and Sanders Law Group offer a free legal clinic for seniors via phone every month, and the next one runs from 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2. This popular monthly clinic offers 15-minute individual appointments with an elder law attorney. Due to the pandemic, the consultations are conducted over the phone….

Edmonds Waterfront Center: Your burning questions, answered

Have questions about the new Edmonds Waterfront Center, the multigenerational facility set to replace the Edmonds Senior Center on the waterfront? CEO Daniel Johnson has prepared a helpful Q&A, below: When will the Waterfront Center construction be complete? According to the current schedule, we will get our certificate of occupancy on Monday, Dec. 7, 2020….

Registration begins Nov. 16 for Creative Retirement Institute winter term 2021

For those cold, gray, wet days ahead, the Creative Retirement Institute invites you to enjoy one of the many classes planned for winter term. There are more than 30 classes to choose from, and classes will once again be taught using the Zoom platform. CRI classes cover a breadth of topics. In January, you could…

City of Edmonds requesting ideas for Waterfront Center programming

The City of Edmonds is asking community members for recreation program recommendations at the new Edmonds Waterfront Center. City recreation staff are developing programs for all ages to be held at the new building, now under construction on the site of the former Edmonds Senior Center at 220 Railroad Avenue. The city will be sharing…

Building community, one trivia question at a time

Who schedules a Zoom call at 6 p.m. on a Wednesday, and why are they wearing costumes? Answer: The Edmonds Senior/Waterfront Center staff and Trivia volunteers. It is prep time to set the table for the nearly 50 visitors who will be joining the call at 6:30. The new Human Resources Director Robin Ullman is…

Free legal clinic for seniors on Nov. 4

The Edmonds Waterfront (Senior) Center and Sanders Law Group offer a free legal clinic for seniors every month, and the nexxt one is Wednesday, Nov. 4. Here’s your chance to ask your burning legal questions, at no charge. This popular monthly clinic offers 15-minute individual appointments with an elder law attorney, and due to the pandemic,…

Edmonds Waterfront Center sponsoring Trick or Treat Trivia Oct. 28

Join your friends or be placed on a team and make new friends during the Edmonds Watefront Center’s Trick or Treat Trivia event via Zoom on Wednesday, Oct. 28. The top teams will win prizes, including the coveted Red Twig mug. Check-in starts at 6:30 p.m. and the event starts promptly at 7 p.m. Wear…

Edmonds Waterfront Center announces two new hires

The Edmonds Senior Center, soon to become the Edmonds Waterfront Center, has announced the hiring of two new staff members to assist with management of the new 26,000-square-foot facility set to open later this year. Eric Moss is the new facilities manager and Robin Ullman is the the new human resources director and executive assistant…

Creative Retirement Institute continues this fall on Zoom — and you’re invited

Offered in partnership with Edmonds College, the Creative Retirement Insitute is continuing its efforts this fall to provide affordable, quality learning opportunities for adults in a fun, supportive environment. Of the 30 classes being offered fall term (all taught online), nine have started and five are complete. The classes have ranged in size from eight to…

Edmonds Center for the Arts receives $25K award for dementia-inclusive series

Edmonds Center for the Arts announced Wednesday it has received a $25,000 Maude’s Award for Innovation in Alzheimer’s Care. This award recognizes ECA’s Dementia-Inclusive Series and its commitment to the creative and social enrichment of persons living with memory loss and their care partners, the performing arts center said in an announcement. Maude’s Awards for…

Speaker: We’re all getting older — and it should unite rather than divide us

This article has been edited slightly from its original version to include the term “older adults.” Discrimination based on age is rampant in our society, but it isn’t limited to older people. That was one of several messages shared during a virtual Oct. 3 lecture “What’s Age Got To Do With It?” co-sponsored by Cascadia…

Save the date: Free legal clinic by phone for seniors Oct. 7

The Edmonds Waterfront (Senior) Center and Sanders Law Group offer a free legal clinic for seniors every month, and the next one is set for Wednesday, Oct. 7. This popular monthly clinic offers 15-minute individual appointments with an elder law attorney. Here’s your chance to ask your burning legal questions, at no charge. The clinic…

Aging and Disability Business Institute recognizes Homage for case management program

The Aging and Disability Business Institute last week presented Lynnwood-based Homage Senior Services with The John A. Hartford Foundation 2020 Business Innovation Award Honorable Mention. Homage was recognized for its HomeAdvantage program — a case management program that provides tailored services via in-home and telephone support. The award was presented to Homage CEO Steve McGraw…

Edmonds Waterfront Center named sponsor of program offering help with Medicare

Effective Oct. 1, the Edmonds Waterfront Center (formerly known as Edmonds Senior Center) will be the new Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA) sponsor for Snohomish and East Skagit counties, and Camano Island. The Edmonds Waterfront Center will replaces current SHIBA sponsor Homage Senior Services.  A public service offered by the Washington State Office of…

Edmonds Waterfront Center a hive of activity as November opening approaches

It’s full speed ahead in every corner of the Edmonds Waterfront Center, the new community center that is replacing the now-demolished Edmonds Senior Center at 220 Railroad Ave. A Thursday hard hat tour led by Waterfront Center Executive Director Daniel Johnson guided participants through the new structure, as scores of construction workers busily snaked wires,…

Support the Waterfront Center, enhance your wardrobe at the Edmonds Popup

Updated 9/18/2020 with additional information from owner Raj Shah With Thursday’s opening of the Edmonds Popup store in Salish Crossing, it’s a breeze to support the new Edmonds Waterfront Center, while at the same time picking up some of the coolest apparel in town. The store is run by brothers Raj and Akhil Shah, who…

Edmonds Waterfront Center online programs for September

The Edmonds Waterfront Center invites all to participate in the center’s online programming via Zoom. All classes and group meetings are free for participants. New in September: Intergenerational Book Discussion Group – Meets Thursday, Sept. 24, 1-3 p.m. (via Zoom) – Group leader:  Elaine Sonntag, MSW Join the book discussion on the last Thursday of…

Registration for the Creative Retirement Institute starts Sept. 1

Registration for the Creative Retirement Institute (CRI) of Edmonds College starts this Tuesday, Sept. 1. There is an array of more than 30 classes, all taught online using the Zoom platform, at CRI this fall. You can see the familiar faces of favorite instructors such as Maria Montalvo teaching “The Electoral College: Love It or…