Help a senior in need this holiday season by donating to Homage Senior Services

Social isolation, despair and unfit living conditions affect many seniors living in the City of Lynnwood. Homage, the largest provider of services for older adults and people with disabilities in Snohomish County, has created a gift guide to spread hope this holiday season for area seniors in need. “The majority of people receiving our services live on…

Hiring older adults topic of Economic Alliance coffee chat Oct. 11

Age-friendly business practices and hiring older adults is the topic of Economic Alliance Snohomish County’s virtual coffee chat set for Tuesday, Oct. 11 from 8:30-9:30 a.m. The U.S. workforce is aging at a rapid rate. It is estimated that 25% of workers in the U.S. and U.K. will be over the age of 55 by…

Edmonds Center for Arts announces return of arts programming for people with memory loss 

Edmonds Center for the Arts has announced the in-person return of its Dementia-Inclusive Series – a line-up of creative and social enrichment programs designed to engage people living with memory loss and their loved ones. Launched in 2015, the series developed collaboratively with the feedback and support of senior services organizations, memory care professionals, and…

Medical oxygen fire safety tips for older adults

According the United States Fire Administration, older adults have a 2.6 times greater risk of dying in a fire than the U.S. population as a whole. In the U.S. and Canada, adults age 65 and older comprise about 12% of the population, making it essential to take the necessary steps to stay safe. Last year…

Northwest Neighbors Network looking for board members

Are you passionate about helping seniors age well in their own homes? Are you looking for volunteer opportunities with a committed, enthusiastic nonprofit board of directors? The Northwest Neighbors Network (NNN) is looking for board members willling to serve for six to eight hours per month and one- to two-year terms. Opportunities include community outreach, social events,…

Homage Senior Services invites community to Engage: Mind and Body Challenge

Lynnwood-based Homage Senior Services, which provides services for older adults and people with disabilities in Snohomish County, is gearing up to launch its first Engage: Mind and Body challenge. The challenge will work to raise money for Homage and the various programs it runs. When considering ways to engage with the community, Mollie Meyer, Homage’s…

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,…

Mountlake Terrace Plaza hosting barbecue food truck July 1

To celebrate the Fourth of July and the beginning of summer, Mountlake Terrace Plaza will be hosting a food truck July 1 from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. The public is invited to stop by and have a barbecue lunch from the Pecos Pit food truck, visit with staff and take a tour of the senior living…

Maintaining your independence as you age topic of June 1 panel discussion

Northwest Neighbors Network, which works to help seniors age well in their own homes, is hosting an interactive discussion Wednesday, June 1 about ways that seniors can maintain their independence for as long as possible. Northwest Neighbors Network serves residents in North King County (Shoreline and Lake Forest Park) and South Snohomish County (Edmonds, Brier,…