Edmonds Senior Center special events and activities for October 2019

Community Breakfast Friday, Oct. 4 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. Oktoberfest Wednesday, Oct. 23 5 -7 p.m. Mountlake Terrace Senior Center,…

Reminder: Free legal clinic for seniors Oct. 2

The Edmonds Senior Center and Sanders Law Group offer a free Legal Clinic for seniors every month. The next clinic will be held on Oct. 2 at 1 p.m. The location is the office of Sanders Law Group at 152 3rd Ave. S, Suite 101, Edmonds. Here’s your chance to bring your burning legal questions…

Waterfront Center’s intergenerational trivia pools knowledge of young and old

The foundations have yet to be poured for the new Edmonds Waterfront Center being built on the site of the now-demolished Edmonds Senior Center, but staff is already working on the its core mission to bring the generations together. The latest example was an Intergenerational Trivia event Friday afternoon at downtown’s Trinity Church on Daley…

Learn about fall prevention at South County Fire senior stroll, breakfast Sept. 26

In observance of Falls Prevention Week, South County Fire invites older adults and their families to a free Senior Stroll and Pancake Breakfast with firefighters on Thursday, Sept. 26, at Lynnwood Civic Center Fire Station 15, 18800 44th Ave. W. Breakfast will be served from 10 a.m. to noon. Guests will have the option to…

Intergenerational trivia set for Sept. 20 in downtown Edmonds

Edmonds Senior Center and Edmonds-Woodway High School are collaborating to again offer free intergenerational Time for Trivia. The event will run from 1:30-4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20 at Holy Trinity Church, downstairs social hall, 657 Daley St., Edmonds. There will be social/pizza time from 1:30-2 p.m., followed by trivia from 2-4 p.m. Answer trivia questions…

Help for Seniors event at Edmonds Library Sept. 30

A seminar aimed at helping seniors and their adult family members address aging-related legal, health care and housing questions is set for Monday, Sept. 30 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Edmonds Library, 650 Main St Those presenting include: – an elder law attorney who will discuss ways to ensure that you have taken all of your…

Help for Seniors event at Edmonds Library Sept. 30

A seminar aimed at helping seniors and their adult family members address aging-related legal, health care and housing questions is set for Monday, Sept. 30 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Edmonds Library, 650 Main St Those presenting include: – an elder law attorney who will discuss ways to ensure that you have taken all of your…

Still time to register for Edmonds CC Creative Retirement Institute classes

There’s still time to register for fall quarter classes at the Creative Retirement Institute (CRI) — featuring life-long learning classes just for fun. Classes start Sept. 23, and only three of the 28 offered are full. Go online to www.edcc.edu/cri or stop by the office in the Maltby Building, 7020 196th St. S.W., Lynnwood to…

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…

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…

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:…