Free Aging Mastery Program through Edmonds Waterfront Center starts March 2

The Edmonds Waterfront (Senior) Center’s Health and Wellness Department is presenting a free Aging Mastery Program on Tuesdays from 1-3 p.m. March 2-30 via Zoom. The program includes education and behavior change incentives for aging well. The core curriculum covers 10 topics with a mix of didactic and interactive learning, with an emphasis on peer-to-peer interaction….

Next free legal clinic for seniors March 3

The Sanders Law Group and the Edmonds Waterfront Center will offer their next free legal clinic for seniors from 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, March 3. This popular monthly clinic offers 15-minute individual appointments via phone with an elder law attorney. Here’s your chance to ask your burning legal questions, at no charge. Space is limited. Call ahead to the…

Sponsor spotlight: February is Fitness Frenzy month at Fairwinds Brighton Court

Fairwinds Brighton Court Retirement Community is looking forward to 2021. The local Senior Living Community has completed two of three scheduled COVID vaccination clinics and is now embracing a Fitness Challenge in the building – February is Fitness Frenzy month for all of the Leisure Care Senior Living communities. The goal of Fitness Frenzy at…

Welcome to our new advertiser, Fairwinds — Brighton Court

We are pleased to announce our newest advertiser Fairwinds – Brighton Court. Located in the heart of Lynnwood, Fairwinds – Brighton Court offers senior living at its finest. This includes independent living and assisted living services in a residential, friendly and welcoming environment. Learn more here.

Reminder: Next free legal clinic for seniors Feb. 3

The Sanders Law Group and the Edmonds Waterfront Center are continuing to offer a free legal clinic for seniors every month in 2021. It’s your chance to ask your burning legal questions, at no charge. This popular monthly clinic features 15-minute individual appointments with an elder law attorney. Due to the pandemic, consultations are only offered via…

Edmonds Waterfront Center hosts COVID vaccine pilot

The email from the Snohomish Health District came in Tuesday morning. Could we use 100 COVID vaccines for eligible members this week? By Thursday we had mobilized our staff, recruited volunteers, contacted & and scheduled 100 members, and prepared the Edmonds Waterfront Center for our first-ever visitors. We have been in communication with the health…

Commentary: The Waterfront Center and the significance of place

As we prepare to welcome the community into the new Waterfront Center (subject to the course of COVID-19 and meeting safety protocols), it is important that we place this milestone into a larger frame. Our story is more than the building. On January 13, we kicked off The Waterfront Forum, a three-part Zoom series with…

Sponsor spotlight: Souvana makes it easy to save family memories

Thanksgiving and Christmas makes us think about family and friends. Because we have not been able to get together and have had Zoom gatherings, etc., in a sense we have become closer. Somehow the common “enemy” has forged our ties into stronger stuff! A conversation with a friend revealed he was feeling equally pensive and…

Edmonds Waterfront Center sponsoring free workshops on chronic pain, cancer, end-of-life planning

The Edmonds Waterfront is sponsoring several free workshops in coming weeks, all offered remotely via Zoom. To register, email Angel.Malidore@EdmondsWaterfrontCenter.org or call 425-774-5555. Living Well with Chronic Pain Tuesdays, Jan. 19-Feb. 23 (six-week series) 1-3:30 p.m. Chronic pain not only impacts a person physically, but also alters their ability to plan for day-to-day challenges. It…

New board members sworn in for Edmonds Waterfront Center

Five new members have joined the Edmonds (Senior) Waterfront Center board. Members sworn in on Wednesday included Haifa Alhussieni, Karen Barnes, Michael Carter, Lillyan Hendershot, and Karen Shiveley. “We could not be more thrilled with this new slate of board members,” said Board President Gary Haakenson. “We continue to strengthen our board as we start…

Reminder: Next free legal clinic for seniors Jan. 6

The Sanders Law Group and the Edmonds Waterfront Center will continue in 2021 to offer their free monthly legal clinic for seniors, with the next one set for Wednesday, Jan. 6 at 1 p.m. Ask your burning legal questions, at no charge. Due to the pandemic, the monthly clinic now offers 15-minute individual appointments by phone…

Koelsch Communities named as an Innovation Leader in the 2020 Maude’s Awards

Edmonds’ Cedar Creek Memory Care was among the Koelsch Communities named as an Innovation Leader and honored in the 2020 Maude’s Awards book of Innovations in Alzheimer’s Care  – dedicated to enriching the quality of life for persons living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias and their care partners. Out of over 70 innovation leaders across…

Art exhibits coming to the Edmonds Waterfront Center   

With a virtual ribbon cutting set for later this month, the newly-built Edmonds Waterfront Center will feature several art exhibits, rotating displays and permanent installations — including art gifted by the Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation. The two-story window-walled Community Lounge will highlight the region’s indigenous history and influence by showcasing art and artifacts from area…

Scene in Edmonds: Paving the way for Waterfront Center move-in

Saturday was a big day for the new Edmonds Waterfront Center, as paving was completed. That smoothed the way for delivery and move-in of furniture, which started Monday, said Waterfront Center CEO Daniel Johnson. For now, the building will remain closed for programs and visitors due to COVID-19. You can also see a video of…

Scene in Edmonds: First ‘event’ in the Edmonds Waterfront Center

Janet Young was turning 94 and wanted to celebrate the milestone in the new Edmonds Waterfront Center. Janet has been a member of the Edmonds Senior Center for nearly three decades. She fondly remembers, with her signature contagious laugh, the room full of friends and family and the dinosaur cake served at her 80th birthday…

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…