Virtual ‘Processing Loss’ workshop offered July 27

Loss is a natural part of every life. Whether it’s a loved one, a pet, your stock portfolio, or your health, loss can be depressing, lonely, and painful. The Edmonds Waterfront Center is sponsoring a virtual “Processing Loss” workshop Wednesday July 27, from 1 to 5 p.m. The workshop, held via Zoom, was created by Ariele M. Huff,…

Medicare open enrollment for 2022 starts Oct. 15 and SHIBA can help

Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period, also called the annual election period, is Oct. 15 to Dec. 7. During this time, people enrolled in Medicare can: Switch from original Medicare to a Medicare Advantage plan and vice versa. Join, drop or switch a Part D prescription drug plan, if you’re on original Medicare. Switch to a different…

Aging in Place: Resources to help seniors stay at home

I spent some of my elementary and junior high school years in portable classrooms while the state scrambled to build enough schools to educate the Baby Boom Generation. Now a tidal wave of aging Boomers has reached our shores, the Silver Tsunami, and the state is once again scrambling to try to deal with us….