Applications open for Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program

Snohomish County is accepting applications for the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP). The program provides eligible low-income seniors with $40 worth of checks to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables at participating farmers markets or farm stands. To learn more about the program, including eligibility requirements and how to submit an application, visit: www.snohomishcountywa.gov/1002/Nutrition-Programs. Priority…

MLT senior center director adapts to new role during pandemic

Elizabeth Zeller, executive director of the Mountlake Terrace Senior Community Center, spent the most of the last year embracing a new role amid unprecedented challenges and financial shortfalls due to the COVID-19 pandemic. She first started working at the senior center last summer and the board of directors formally selected her for the position in…

Edmonds Center for Arts offering ‘Storytelling Across Generations’ for those with memory loss, starting April 19

Edmonds Center for the Arts is presenting Storytelling Across Generations: A Virtual and Phone-Based Oral History Project, April 19-June 2. Individuals living with memory loss and caregivers are invited to participate in this free intergenerational program, in partnership with the University of Washington Bothell (UWB) and SilverKite Community Arts. Taking place over six, one-hour sessions on…

Reminder: Free legal clinic for seniors April 7

The Sanders Law Group and the Edmonds Waterfront Center will offer their next free legal clinic for seniors from 1-2:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 7. This popular monthly clinic offers 15-minute individual appointments via phone with an elder law attorney. Here’s your chance to ask your burning legal questions, at no charge. Space is limited. Call ahead to the…

South County Fire to host free Aging in Place class March 24

South County Fire is hosting an Aging in Place class at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 24 via Zoom. Assist your loved ones as they age and learn about programs to help them age in place in their own home. Learn when to recognize when they need to move on to the next level of care….

Sponsor spotlight: Join the fun at Fairwinds Brighton Court

Saint Patrick’s Day was in full swing at Fairwinds Brighton Court. A rousing game of balloon volleyball featuring staff versus residents, a socially distanced sing along in the living room, and a lovely performance by “The Whateverly Brothers Augmented” rounded out the calendar for the day. Performers set up outside on the patio and speakers…

Sponsor spotlight: Tough choices — Aging in place vs. assisted living

One of the toughest questions somebody can face after retirement is how and where will they spend the rest of their life? Ginny’s Girls has taken a dive into the nitty gritty to help you weigh the pros and cons of both options. Let’s start with “Aging in Place,” typically a more desirable option for…

Free Aging Mastery Program through Edmonds Waterfront Center starts March 2

The Edmonds Waterfront (Senior) Center’s Health and Wellness Department is presenting a free Aging Mastery Program on Tuesdays from 1-3 p.m. March 2-30 via Zoom. The program includes education and behavior change incentives for aging well. The core curriculum covers 10 topics with a mix of didactic and interactive learning, with an emphasis on peer-to-peer interaction….