October Calendar

AARP Future of Social Security—Renton

Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 9:30–11:30 a.m.
Hilton Garden Inn—Renton
1801 East Valley Road, Renton

Join us for a discussion about the future of Social Security. AARP Washington will provide straightforward information about Social Security proposals that are being debated in Washington—the pros and cons, without political jargon and spin. Refreshments will be provided. The event is free, but pre-registration is required. To register online, click here; to register by phone, call toll-free 1-800-926-8300.

Be Well Workshops

Wednesday, October 1 (Our Values and Our Belongings)
Wednesday, October 8 (Hoarding and Your Health)
Wednesday, October 15 (Health Hazards of Hoarding)
Wednesday, October 22 (The Art of Uncluttering)
Wednesday, October 29 (Avoid Repeat Hoarding)
Kent Senior Activity Center
600 East Smith Street, Kent

Come to one or more of five hoarding workshops offered at the Kent Senior Activity Center in October, listed above. Each workshop presented from 1:00–2:30 p.m. For more information, call 253-856-5150 or visit www.kent50plus.com.

AARP Future of Social Security—Seattle

Thursday, October 2, 2014, 6:00–8:00 p.m.
North Seattle College
9600 College Way North, Seattle

Join us for a discussion about the future of Social Security. AARP Washington will provide straightforward information about Social Security proposals that are being debated in Washington—the pros and cons, without political jargon and spin. Refreshments will be provided. The event is free, but pre-registration is required. To register online, click here; to register by phone, call toll-free 1-800-926-8300.

Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers—Middle-Stage (Part 2 of 3)

Thursday, October 2, 2014, 2:00–3:30 p.m.
Bellevue YMCA
14230 Bel-Red Road, Bellevue

In the middle stage of Alzheimer's disease, those who were care partners now become hands-on caregivers. Join us for this three-part series and hear caregivers and professionals discuss helpful strategies to provide safe, effective and comfortable care in the middle stage of Alzheimer's. Part 1 was held on September 25. Part 3 is scheduled on October 9 (see below). Note: This presentation is not appropriate for the person with memory loss. RSVP at 425-688-5259. For more information, call the confidential 24/7 Alzheimer's Association Help Line at 1-800-272-3900 or visit www.alz.org.

Registration Deadline for the 2014 General Election

Monday, October 6, 2014

The 2014 General Election is on November 4, 2014, but if you need to register or update your address, you must do so by October 6. You can do it online, by mail, or in person. Visit the King County Elections Office or the Washington State Secretary of State for more information, or read Voting: My How the Times Are A-changin' in the August 2012 issue of AgeWise King County.

Spiritual Development, Psychological Development, Buddhist Insight Meditation

Tuesdays, beginning October 7, 2014 (no class on November 4), 2:00–4:00 p.m.
Location TBD

Join NEST (North East Seattle Together) for an eight-class series taught by Joseph Pearl, PhD, who retired from the faculty of Oklahoma State University, where he taught courses in Educational Psychology, Human Development, and Transpersonal Psychology. Part information, part dialogue, and part Buddhist meditation practice, this class will examine Eastern psychology/philosophy of Buddhism along with the Western psychologies/philosophies of psychoanalysis, existentialism, and constructivism. You will learn Buddhist Insight Meditation (also known as Mindfulness, or Vipassana), a style of mediation widely practiced in the West that is becoming increasingly influential in Western Psychology and psychotherapy. Lurking in the background of everything else we talk about will be the fundamental question: "What is the ultimate purpose of life?" Open to the public. Cost: $50 for nonmembers and $30 for NEST members. Enrollment in the class will be limited, so early registration is encouraged. For more information, e-mail info@nestseattle.org or call 206-525-6378.

Women to Women: Living Longer, Living Smarter

Wednesday, October 8, 2014, 9:00–11:00 a.m.
Auburn Senior Center
808 Ninth Street SE, Auburn

Do you remember the old saying, "A woman's work is never done?" We would have to agree with it. You've worked hard for a place to call home, a family, a job, and maybe a few extras. But life's still calling. Finding the time to focus on your future is particularly important for women, who generally have more years to cover in retirement with fewer resources. Bankers Life and Casualty Company and AARP Washington invite you to discover how you can better prepare for your future. This is a community forum designed by and for women who want to get the most out of life for a safe, healthy and secure tomorrow. Free, but pre-registration is required. For more information, click here. To register, call 253-931-3016 or e-mail rkirwin@auburnwa.gov.

Building Elder Friendly Futures Locally and Globally

Wednesday, October 8–Thursday, October 9, 2014
HUB, University of Washington
Seattle

Register now for the annual Elder Friendly Futures Conference, which brings together researchers, practitioners, administrators, policymakers and educators to discuss the  opportunities and challenges to building elder-friendly futures. Registration fees apply. To visit the conference webpage, click here.

NW Universal Design Council: Home Modifications for Successful Aging in Place

Thursday, October 9, 2014, 9:30–11:30 a.m.
Seattle Municipal Tower Room 4080
700 5th Avenue (between Columbia & Cherry Streets), Seattle

The Northwest Universal Design Council invites you to hear three perspectives on home safety that support successful aging in place. Gerry Cherney, OTR/L, owner of IndeBoom LLC, will discuss how occupational therapy fits into a design plan, and describe the home needs assessment, modifications and follow-through necessary for independent and safe living at home. Aging and Disability Services planner Karen Winston will focus on community falls prevention education, with special focus on her agency's work with Russian and Ukrainian residents. Graham Smith of Beverly's Daughter will showcase consumer products that can help make life easier for folks with mobility issues due to age, illness or accident and make life easier for family members who care for aging parents or other loved ones. This event is free and open to the general public. For more information, e-mail info@environmentsforall.org or visit www.environmentsforall.org.

Living with Alzheimer's: For Caregivers—Middle-Stage (Part 3 of 3)

Thursday, October 9, 2014, 2:00–3:30 p.m.
Bellevue YMCA
14230 Bel-Red Road, Bellevue

In the middle stage of Alzheimer's disease, those who were care partners now become hands-on caregivers. Join us for this three-part series and hear caregivers and professionals discuss helpful strategies to provide safe, effective and comfortable care in the middle stage of Alzheimer's. Part 1 was held September 25. See Part 2 on October 2, above. Note: This presentation is not appropriate for the person with memory loss. RSVP at 425-688-5259. For more information, call the confidential 24/7 Alzheimer’s Association Help Line at 1-800-272-3900 or visit www.alz.org.

NEST Resource Fair

Saturday, October 11, 2014, 10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Aljoya Thornton Place
450 NE 100th Street, Seattle

NEST (North East Seattle Together) will showcase the preferred vendors at a free resource fair for seniors and their families. Meet vendors in the areas of health, finances, home maintenance, daily life and wellbeing. For more information, call 206-525-6378, e-mail info@nestseattle.org or visit www.nestseattle.org.

Safety & Transportation Fair

Saturday, October 11, 2014, 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Renton Senior Activity Center
211 Burnett Avenue North, Renton

Learn how to take advantage of everything public transportation has to offer! Keynote speaker Mary Williams (www.rebels-by-bus.net) retired and gave up her car. Now she plans group adventures by bus. Safety training presentations are scheduled at 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. How do you get to the fair? Click on the graphic at right and then scroll down for a long list of transportation resources.

The Age Wave: Eastside Candidates Forum on Washington's Aging Readiness

Monday, October 13, 2014, 12:45–3 p.m.
North Bellevue Community Center
4063 148th Ave. NE, Bellevue

"The Age Wave: A Candidate's Forum on Washington's Aging Readiness" is the theme of public forums hosted by Area Agencies on Aging statewide. On October 13, hear perspectives of candidates from Bothell, Kirkland, Redmond, Mercer Island, Bellevue, Medina, Sammamish, Newcastle, Renton, Woodinville and Duvall. Register to attend by calling 425-452-7681 or online at www.surveymonkey.com/s/AgewaveOct14. For more information, visit www.agingkingcounty.org/advisory-council. (Note: This forum was previously scheduled in September but changed due to legislative meetings in Olympia.)

Housing Fair

Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Senior Center of West Seattle
4217 SW Oregon St., Seattle

Come to West Seattle to meet retirement and assisted living community representatives as well as specialists regarding real estate, downsizing and moving. Free lunch will be available for those who visit vendors. RSVP to the West Seattle Senior Center at 206-932-4044, ext. 1.

Memory Lane Café for Persons with Alzheimer's/Dementia

Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 3:00–4:30 p.m.
Angelina’s Restaurant
2311 California Avenue SW, West Seattle

A new Memory Lane Cafe for persons with Dementia/Alzheimer's and their care partners is now open on the third Wednesday of each month in West Seattle. Sponsored by the West Seattle Senior Center, there is no charge other than for food and drinks. For more information, call 206-932-4044 or e-mail theresamz@seniorservices.org.

Medicare Annual Open Enrollment

Wednesday, October 15–Sunday, December 7, 2014

The annual Open Enrollment period for Medicare Advantage plans (Part C) and Prescription Drug plans (Part D) 2015 starts October 15. The Medicare Part D plan offers prescription drug coverage for Medicare beneficiaries through private insurance companies. If you are applying for the first time, start early during Open Enrollment to give yourself plenty of time to make your decision on which plan to choose. Start by making a list of your medications, and then visit www.medicare.gov as well as the 2015 Medicare and You Handbook you should receive in the mail by mid-October. For assistance, call the Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA), a program of the Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner. In King County, call 206-727-6221 or toll-free 1-800-562-6900.

Round Table Series for Professionals in Field of Aging

Thursday, October 16, 2014, 8:30–10:00 a.m.
Senior Services
2208 Second Avenue, Seattle

The topic of this month's Round Table Discussion is Family Relationships: Late-Life Remarriage. Cost $27 per session per participant. For more information about this monthly event, click on the flyer at right, contact Barbara Green, MSW (bgreenmsw@earthlink.net or 206-799-7108), or visit www.bgreenmsw.org.

Senior Coffee Hour: Fun and Fitness for 50+

Thursday, October 16, 2014, 10:00–11:00 a.m.
The Central Building, 1st Floor Conference Room
810 3rd Avenue (between Columbia & Marion Streets), Seattle

The Seattle Mayor's Office for Senior Citizens invites you to a conversation with Brenda Kramer, who manages Lifelong Recreation programs for Seattle Parks and Recreation, and Sasha May, Senior Services' Assistant Director for Project Enhance, discuss fun and fitness opportunities for Seattle residents age 50+ and others. The Mayor's Office for Senior Citizens' Coffee Hours—held the third Thursday of every month at the Central Building and on various dates in Seattle neighborhood locations—bring community elders closer to City officials and explore a variety of topics of interest to older adults. They provide opportunities to learn about City programs and services and give officials an opportunity to hear from their constituents. Other topics examine cutting edge information about healthy aging, legal and planning issues, and more. For more information, call 206-684-0500, e-mail seniors@seattle.gov or visit www.seattle.gov/seniors.

Compassion & Choices of Washington 2014 Annual Meeting

Saturday, October 18, 2014, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
University Unitarian Church
6556 35th Avenue NE, Seattle

The theme of Compassion & Choices of Washington's annual meeting is "Protecting Your End-of-Life Choices in an Era of Expanding Health Care Restrictions." Panelists include Theresa Connor, JD (North Star Strategies, LLC), Robb Miller (Compassion & Choices of Washington) and Sheila Reynertson (MergerWatch Project). You and your guests are welcome to attend this free event. Free parking available in the church parking lot. For more information, visit www.compassionwa.org/events.

Giant Free Health Clinic at Seattle Center

Thursday, October 23–Sunday, October 26, 2014
Key Arena, Seattle Center
305 Harrison Street, Seattle

More than 50 health, human service and civic organizations from across Washington state are joining together to produce a giant free health clinic at Key Arena. The four-day volunteer-driven clinic will provide a full range of free dental, vision and medical care to underserved and vulnerable populations in the region. The goal is to have 300+ volunteer health care professionals see 1,000+ patients each day, with help from 150+ other volunteers. Private medical exam rooms will be available. Prospective patients, click here for more information. To learn how you can volunteer, click here. For any other issue, call 206-684-7200, e-mail SKCClinic@seattle.gov or click here.

Medicare 101

Sunday, October 26, 2014, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
JFS Capitol Hill Campus, Seattle
1601 16th Ave., Seattle

Whether you are already on Medicare or about to become eligible, some aspects of it may seem confusing. This workshop will give an overview of the different parts of Medicare (Parts A, B, C, D and supplements), what they cover and how they work. There will be a discussion of the different ways you can receive your benefits, including the pros, cons and approximate costs. The speaker is not connected with the Federal Medicare Program. Free, but space is limited; advance registration is encouraged. Contact Leonid Orlov at 206-861-8784 or familylife@jfsseattle.org.

City of Seattle Energy, Utility & Resource Summit

Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 8:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Filipino Community Center
5740 Martin Luther King Jr. Way South, Seattle

Staff from community-based social service organizations are encouraged to attend the City of Seattle Utility Discount Program's annual Energy, Utility & Resource Summit to learn about programs that will benefit clients. The event typically involves about 200 people, including special guests, state and local government agency representatives, and staff from community-based organizations. Co-sponsored by the Seattle Human Services Department, Seattle Public Utilities, Seattle City Light, and the Filipino Community Center. For more information or to confirm your attendance, contact Cynthia Ellison (cynthia.ellison@seattle.gov or 206-733-9035) or Brenda Sevilla-Miranda (brenda.sevilla-miranda@seattle.gov or 206-733-9055).

2014 Washington Senior Lobby Legislative Reception

Tuesday, October 28, 2014, 5:00–7:00 p.m.
Hotel Murano, 2nd Floor
1320 Broadway, Tacoma

Join the Washington State Senior Citizens' Foundation, members of the Washington State Legislature, and members of Congress from Washington's 6th and 10th Districts at this annual reception. Free, but registration is required by Monday October 13. To register, click here.

2014 Washington State Senior Lobby Fall Conference

Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 8:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Hotel Murano
1320 Broadway, Tacoma

Governor Jay Inslee, Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler, and a number of other elected officials have been invited to speak at this year's Senior Lobby conference. This is an excellent opportunity for you to talk with senior advocates, legislators, policymakers, civic leaders, and service providers about senior issues. This year's conference will focus on transportation, long term care, Medicare and other health care coverage, and lifestyle changes in an aging society. Note: If you are unable to attend, the conference will be televised on TVW for three weeks following the event. Registration (includes continental breakfast, lunch, and all conference materials): $60 per person (advocates, seniors and volunteers) or $150 per person (agency, service professionals and organization representatives). Registrations and payment are due on or before Monday, September 29. For more information, click here or contact Karen Bowen, Washington State Senior Citizens' Lobby, at 360-754-0207 or info@waseniorlobby.org.

Vulnerable Adult Abuse Conference

Thursday, October 30, 2014, 7:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Criminal Justice Training Center
19010 1st Avenue South, Burien

The 11th annual Vulnerable Adult Abuse Conference— Taking a Closer Look: Financial Exploitation of Elders and Adults with Disabilities—will feature presentations about capacity assessment, fiduciary duty, undue influence from the perspective of a civil attorney, forensic accounting, investigation of financial crimes, current trends in financial scams, a unique approach to guardianship monitoring, as well as elder financial criminal trial case presentations. Conference registration fee $90 per participant. For more information as well as online registration, click here.

The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease

Monday, November 3, 2014, 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Northshore Senior Center, Room 203
10201 East Riverside Drive, Bothell

Is dementia a normal part of aging? What is the difference between Alzheimer's disease and dementia? This class will answer these questions and cover the basics, including risk factors, diagnosis, stages of Alzheimer's, treatments, resources, and benefits of early detection. Presented by the Alzheimer's Association Western and Central Washington State Chapters and supported by the Family Caregiver Support Program administered by Aging and Disability Services and the Evergreen EnhanceWellness Levy funding. Free; however, pre-registration is required—contact Jody Dearborn at 425-286-1047 or jodyd@seniorservices.org.     

Preparing for Medical Emergencies

Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 1:00–2:00 p.m.
Northshore Health & Wellness Center, Conference Room 2nd Floor
10212 East Riverside Drive, Bothell

Stroke? Low blood sugar? Choking? Heart attacks? We'll help you deal with these potentially life threatening conditions. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about hands-only CPR and practice on Manikins. POLST forms and their purpose will also be discussed. Presented by Glen Felias-Christensen, RN, MPH. This program is supported by the Family Caregiver Support Program administered by Aging and Disability Services and the Evergreen EnhanceWellness Levy funding. Free; however, pre-registration is required—contact Glen Felias-Christensen at 425-286-1029 or glenf@seniorservices.org.

Home Safety

Thursday, November 6, 2014, 10:00–11:00 a.m.
Northshore Senior Center, Room 203
10201 East Riverside Drive, Bothell

Thousands of accidents occur every year that could potentially have been avoided with some basic safety information. Are you planning on aging in place? Then this is the session for you!  You will be provided with information that will help you stay at home safely. Join the workshop to make sure that you are doing everything possible to be safe and to increase your awareness and discover some simple fixes. Presented by Patti Quaale, RN-BC. This program is supported by the Family Caregiver Support Program administered by Aging and Disability Services and the Evergreen EnhanceWellness Levy funding. Free; however, pre-registration is required—contact Patti Quaale at 206-268-6740 or 425-948-7170 or pattiq@seniorservices.org.

Two Sessions to Happiness

Fridays, November 7 & November 14, 2014, 10:00–11:30 a.m.
Northshore Senior Center, Room 203
10201 East Riverside Drive, Bothell

Would you like to welcome each day with a joyful smile? In this two-part workshop, you will learn some simple ways to lift your happiness meter. Facilitator: Gloria Campbell. This program is supported by the Family Caregiver Support Program administered by Aging and Disability Services and the Evergreen EnhanceWellness Levy funding. Free; however, pre-registration is required—contact Janet Zielasko at 425-286-1035 or janetz@seniorservices.org.

Simple at Home Exercises for Caregivers

Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 1:00–2:00 p.m.
Mill Creek Senior Center
15720 Main St, Mill Creek

How do you exercise when you are not able to get out and go to the gym or a class? Exercise and physical activity are a great way to feel better, gain health and improve your outlook. Join us for this class and get the basics for change in your life. Facilitator: Patti Quaale, RN-BC. This program is supported by the Family Caregiver Support Program administered by Aging and Disability Services and the Evergreen EnhanceWellness Levy funding. Free; however, pre-registration is required—contact Patti Quaale at 206-268-6740 or 425-948-7170 or pattiq@seniorservices.org.

Understanding the Value and Benefits of Self Compassion

Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 10:00–11:30 a.m.
Northshore Senior Center, Room 202
10201 East Riverside Drive, Bothell

Self-compassion is not being selfish, it is learning and practicing ways to take care of yourself, which then sustains kindness and compassion for others. Research has shown that individuals who have more self-compassion are happier, more optimistic, less anxious and less depressed. In this session, you will learn new tools and strategies for promoting self-compassion. Facilitators: Janet Zielasko and Jody Dearborn. This program is supported by the Family Caregiver Support Program administered by Aging and Disability Services and the Evergreen EnhanceWellness Levy funding. Free; however, pre-registration is required—contact Janet Zielasko at 425.286.1035 or janetz@seniorservices.org.

Adult Children Caregivers of Aging Parents Evening Panel Discussion

Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 6:30–8:30 p.m.
Northshore Senior Center, Room 202
10201 East Riverside Drive, Bothell

As your parents age, are you challenged by changing family roles and balancing your life with parent care needs? Learn, share and gain resources from others who are experienced in this transition. Facilitator: Jody Dearborn, LMHCA, GMHS. This program is supported by the Family Caregiver Support Program administered by Aging and Disability Services and the Evergreen EnhanceWellness Levy funding. Free; however, pre-registration is required—contact Jody Dearborn at 425-286-1047 or jodyd@seniorservices.org.

Caregiver Grief: Dealing with Ongoing Loss

Thursday, November 13, 2014, 10:00–11:30 a.m.
Northshore Senior Center, Room 203
10201 East Riverside Drive, Bothell

Discussion will focus on the grieving process as it relates to the loss of health, independence, control and plans for the future. Understand the multiple emotional, physical, and social and behavioral response that occur. Suggestions for coping, support and self care will be shared. Presenter: Mary Hejnal, LICSW, Bereavement Specialist and Georgia Rigler, MSW, Grief Counselor, Evergreen Health Medical Center. This program is supported by the Family Caregiver Support Program administered by Aging and Disability Services and the Evergreen EnhanceWellness Levy funding. Free; however, pre-registration is required—contact Janet Zielasko at 425-286-1035 or janetz@seniorservices.org.

Save the Date:  Mental Health and Substance Abuse Legislative Forum

Thursday, November 13, 2014, 6:30–8:30 p.m.
Town Hall Seattle
1119 8th Avenue (at Seneca Street), Seattle

The 18th annual King County Mental Health and Substance Abuse Legislative Forum, presented by the King County Mental Health, Chemical Abuse and Dependency Services Division, will include King County's legislative priorities in mental health and substance abuse for 2015; key outcomes and innovations in the delivery of behavioral health services in King County; personal stories of individuals recovering from mental illness and/or substance use; a parent perspective from former KIRO-TV reporter and host Penny LeGate; and the perspectives and priorities of many legislators representing our region, along with Seattle Mayor Ed Murray. Everyone is welcome at this free event (no RSVPs and no tickets required). For more information, click here.

Financial Planning for Alzheimer's Disease

Monday, November 17, 2014, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Northshore Senior Center, Room 203
10201 East Riverside Drive, Bothell

This class will provide practical information on topics such as making financial plans that fit your needs, important financial documents and what they mean, strategies for making a long term plan of care, how to find financial assistance, government programs that can help pay for care, and tax deductions and credits. Presented by the Alzheimer's Association Western and Central Washington State Chapters with support from the Family Caregiver Support Program administered by Aging and Disability Services and the Evergreen EnhanceWellness Levy funding. Free; however, pre-registration is required—contact Jody Dearborn at 425-286-1047 or jodyd@seniorservices.org.

Caregiving in an Emergency: Prepare to Care During Crisis

Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 2:00–3:00 p.m.
Northshore Senior Center, Room 203
10201 East Riverside Drive, Bothell

An emergency can strike anyone, anytime. Learn what steps to take to prepare your household for an emergency. Topics will include evacuation plans, healthcare planning, communication skills, utilizing personal caregiving supports and organizing important documents and supplies. Special tips for older adults and caring for family members with dementia. Presented by American Red Cross Serving King, Kitsap and North Mason Counties with support from the Family Caregiver Support Program administered by Aging and Disability Services and the Evergreen EnhanceWellness Levy funding. Free; however, pre-registration is required—contact Jody Dearborn at 425-286-1047 or jodyd@seniorservices.org.

Family Connection vs. Family Strife in the Caregiving Experience

Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 1:30–2:30 p.m.
Northshore Health & Wellness Center, Conference Room 2nd Floor
10212 East Riverside Drive, Bothell

Learn how to create family plan for care and communicate to help everyone stay on the same page; learn tips to navigate disagreements and how to encourage family members to maintain their relationship with your care receiver(s). Presented by: Jody Dearborn, LMHCA, GMHS; Joanne Blum, LMHCA. This program is supported by the Family Caregiver Support Program administered by Aging and Disability Services and the Evergreen EnhanceWellness Levy funding. Free; however, pre-registration is required—contact Jody Dearborn at 425-286-1047 or jodyd@seniorservices.org.

VA Health Care Benefits

Thursday, November 20, 2014, 10:00–11:30 a.m.
Northshore Senior Center, Room 202
10201 East Riverside Drive, Bothell

VA representative will provide an overview of VA benefits and programs available for Caregivers of Veterans of all eras. Topics covered will include Aid and Attendance, navigating the VA system, and education and support opportunities available to caregivers. Presenter: Barbara Reuter, LCSW, Respite/ADH Coordinator, VA Puget Sound HCS. This program is supported by the Family Caregiver Support Program administered by Aging and Disability Services and the Evergreen EnhanceWellness Levy funding. Free; however, pre-registration is required—contact Janet Zielasko, MS, LSW at 425-286-1035 or janetz@seniorservices.org.

Where Did I Put Those Keys? Discussion on Memory

Friday, November 21, 2014, 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Northshore Senior Center, Room 104
10201 East Riverside Drive, Bothell

Learn how forgetfulness can be a part of the normal aging process and what you can do to reduce its frequency. Discussion will include reversible causes of memory loss, activities for enhancing memory, and tips for maintaining your mental health. Presented by Glen Felias-Christensen, RN, MPH. This program is supported by the Family Caregiver Support Program administered by Aging and Disability Services and the Evergreen EnhanceWellness Levy funding. Free; however, pre-registration is required—contact Glen Felias-Christensen at 425-286-1029 or glenf@seniorservices.org.