Re-imagining Retirement: New Trends

I have spent the major part of seven months this year driving for Lyft to cover the investment I made to inspire possibilities and purpose in retirees through my podcasts. I love unique moments and asking good questions; I’ve experienced both many times over with my Lyft riders.  How richly rewarding it’s been! Now, according…

Help for Seniors forums in Lynnwood, Shoreline this week

A reminder of two free Help for Seniors forums this week — one in Lynnwood and one in Shoreline. The first is set for 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24 at the Lynnwood Library, 19200 44th Ave. W.  The second is Saturday, Oct. 26 at the Shoreline Library, 345 N.E. 175th St., with registration starting at…

Senior centers celebrating Oktoberfest Oct. 23

The Mountlake Terrace and Edmonds Senior Centers are celebrating Oktoberfest together at the MLT Community Senior Center, from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23. There will be live music, a hearty meal of bratwurst with kraut, sides and dessert. German beer will also be available for purchase. Sign up at the front desk. The Mountlake Terrace…

Monday: Next information meeting on services to help seniors ‘age in place’

The Northwest Neighbors Network (NNN) is hosting informal discussions about how NNN can help people who want to stay active and age in their own homes as long as possible. One of 11 Age-in-Place non-profit organizations in Washington, Northwest Neighbors Network (NNN) serves members living in North King and South Snohomish counties. NNN offers one-stop access to services that…

Saturday: Community Treasure Chest vendor market at MLT Senior Center

The monthly Community Treasure Chest vendor market will be held at the Mountlake Terrace Community Senior Center, 23000 Lakeview Dr. in Ballinger Park on Saturday, Oct. 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Among the items are arts, crafts, health and beauty items, kitchen goods, baby items, birdhouses and vintage goods. Admission is free and…

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…

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…

Reminder: Hawaiian Luau at MLT Community Senior Center Sept. 20

The Mountlake Terrace Community Senior Center is hosting a Hawaiian Luau from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20 at the Senior Center, located at 23000 Lakeview Dr., Mountlake Terrace. The evening includes beverages, dinner, hula dancers, live Hawaiian music, bingo, and a raffle. Tickets are $20 per person, prepay only. No tickets will be sold at…

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…