Re-Imagining Retirement: Longevity planning

Longevity planning, I feel, is the answer to the extensive debate and controversy about the need for a new perspective and language on aging. Today’s Boomer retirement is certainly not going to follow  “our parents’ idea of retirement.” Like the rocking chair or couch potato images just don’t fit anymore. Should we be called senior,…

Edmonds Center for Arts to offer dementia-friendly training for local artists Feb 24

The Edmonds Center for the Arts invites professional musical theatre artists, vocalists and students to attend a free training from 5-8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24 aimed athletes helping professionals tailor their performance approach to engage individuals living with memory loss. Sing For Your Seniors was inspired by founder Jackie Vanderbeck’s love and admiration for her…

Sponsor spotlight: Free legal clinic for seniors Feb. 5

Here’s your chance to ask your burning legal questions, at no charge. The Edmonds Waterfront (Senior) Center and Sanders Law Group provide a free legal clinic for seniors every month, with the next one set for Wednesday, Feb. 5. The location is the office of Sanders Law Group at 152 3rd Ave. S., Suite 101, Edmonds. This…

Watercolor basics class at MLT Community Senior Center starts Feb. 15

  The Mountlake Terrace Community Senior Center is offering a six-week watercolor basics class on Saturdays from 10 a.m.-noon, Feb. 15-March 21. Learn the fundamentals of watercolor and the basic techniques from Sue Taylor. Bring your own supplies (watercolor paper and watercolor paints). Cost is $12 per class, or prepay for all six for $60 ($10…

Sponsor spotlight: Common questions about probate

Here at Sanders Law Group, we get many questions about probate in Washington state. Here are answers to some of the most common ones: Before we start, did you know we live in one of best states in the Union for retirement? Not only do we not have an income tax, our probate process is…

Saturday: Pancake breakfast to benefit MLT Community Senior Center

The Mountlake Terrace Community Senior Center is inviting community member to kick off the new year with a homemade breakfast  Saturday, Jan. 4, from 8:30-10:30 a.m. All ages are welcome. The cost is $5 a plate and children under 5 eat free. The event is sponsored by Vineyard Park and all proceeds benefit the senior…

Re-Imagining Retirement: Love, Play, Listen

Years ago, I was drawn to the marvelous work of Bernie Siegal with his book Love Medicine and Miracles and his others. In recent times, Elizabeth Gilbert wrote of her quest in book. Today I propose a new title of Love Play Listen! I want a simple easy recipe for isolation and Love Play Listen…

Mountlake Terrace Community Senior Center holiday dinner Dec. 18

The Mountlake Terrace Community Senior Center is hosting a holiday dinner Wednesday, Dec. 18 from 4-7 p.m. Enjoy a menu of ham, scalloped potatoes, rolls, vegetables, salad and gingerbread cake. Cost is $10 per person. Sign up and pay at the senior center, 23000 Lakeview Dr., or call 425-672-2407.