MLT Senior Center hosting Holiday at the Lake bazaar, bake sale Dec. 8

The Mountlake Terrace Community Senior Center is hosting Holiday at the Lake Saturday, Dec. 8 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Holiday at the Lake includes a holiday bazaar, bake sale and gift wrapping. All proceeds will go to the Community Senior Center. The center is located at 23000 Lakeview Dr., Mountlake Terrace.

Reminder: MLT Senior Center needs holiday decor for Dec. 8 Holiday at Lake event

The Mountlake Terrace Community Senior Center is hosting Holiday at the Lake Saturday, Dec. 8 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Starting Monday, Nov. 26, the senior center is collecting donations for gently-used, like new and unique Christmas decorations. Volunteers are also needed for the event — you can sign up at the center, located at 23000…

Re-Imagining Retirement: Gratitude

“Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer. And let faith be the bridge you build to overcome evil and welcome good.” Maya Angelou A recent video I watched by Shawn Achor, the author of The Happiness Advantage, excited me! I’ve felt it is such a personal choice to…

Dr. Ellie Heintze

Low-cost acupuncture now offered at Mountlake Terrace Community Senior Center

Got aches and pains or trouble sleeping? Low-cost acupuncture services are now available every Wednesday from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Mountlake Terrace Community Senior Center. Services are provided by Dr. Ellie Heintze, ND, LAc, a graduate of Bastyr University, a naturopathic doctor and licensed acupuncturist with a private practice in Bothell. Heintze also is…

New MLT Senior Center executive director aims to expand programs, activities

New Executive Director Lisa Norton is bringing her specialty in activities and program expansion to the Mountlake Terrace Community Senior Center. Norton was hired in August, replacing the previous executive director, Marlene Maier, who resigned. “This is a dream job. I love working with seniors. I love building programs,” said Norton. Noting that senior center…

Re-Imagining Retirement: Time

Time is too slow for those who wait, Too swift for those who fear, Too long for those who grieve, Too short for those who rejoice, But for those who love, time is Eternity. -Henry Van Dyke Time is a precious commodity. Free. Freedom. Yet also priceless. How do you value time? Do you think…

Mountlake Terrace Senior Center to host Hawaiian Dinner Aug. 19

The Mountlake Terrace Senior Center will host its Hawaiian Dinner on Sunday, Aug. 19. Doors will open at 5 p.m. at the Mountlake Terrace Senior Center, 23000 Lakeview Dr. Tickets cost $20 each and the event will feature Hawaiian music, Hawaiian bingo, buffet dinner, appetizers, dancers and a raffle, among other activities.

Re-Imagining Retirement: Possibility

I get excited about the possibility of fully engaging everyone’s potential, unique gifts and skills. There are millions of various combinations possible in expressing them around the world! So, I was blown away with the superb stories of breakthrough practices for bringing creativity into all of life in The Art of Possibility. Written by Rosamund,…

Re-Imagining retirement: Talent and time

If one has a talent and cannot use it, one has failed. If one has a talent and only uses half of it, one has partially failed. If one has a talent and learns to use the whole of it, they have gloriously succeeded, and won a satisfaction and triumph few people will ever know….