A lot going on at the Senior Center in October

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Shoreline - LFP Senior Center 18560 1st Ave S #1 

There are new workshops and classes taking place at the Shoreline-Lake Forest Senior Center this fall. All are open to anyone who may be interested.

Living Well with Chronic Conditions, Chronic Disease Self-Management, October 3 to November 7, 10:00am.

Living Well with Chronic Conditions is a 6 week, 2.5 hour workshop that focuses on supporting and providing tools to those living with or caring for someone with a chronic health condition. During the workshop, participants learn from two trained co-leaders and each other on how to better manage their chronic health conditions through nutrition, exercise, problem solving, and other self-management skills. Participants who graduate from the program are given a Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions book and Relaxation for Mind and Body CD to help them continue building their skills and self-management both during and after the workshop.

Please pre-register for this class. A minimum of 5 participants is required.

An Introduction to Genealogy and Family History; Friday, October 6, 27th, 11am-12 noon

Do you want to solve a family mystery? Learn more about your ancestors? Test your DNA and discover your DNA cousins? Or simply pass along your family story to your grandchildren? Genealogy is one of the fastest growing hobbies in the United States. According to some experts, nearly 75% of Americans are interested in discovering their family history. And thanks to the availability of information online, you can conduct research at home or your local library.

Join Heidi Mair for a fun, interactive four-part introduction to Genealogy and Family History. Bring your family story to share.

Please pre-register. A minimum of 4 participants is required.
Fee: $10 per session/$35 for all four sessions for members
Non-members: $12 per session of $37 for all four sessions.

Tuesday, October 17: WHAT’S UP,WHAT’S NEW 10:30—11:30pm; Exercise Room. Protecting Your Legacy, Planning for the Future. Personalizing Medicaid, Estate and Long Term Care Planning for Seniors by Brian Isaacson. 
Planning for tomorrow isn’t always easy. This friendly, interactive slideshow is designed to educate seniors and their families about essential long-term care and estate planning concerns. It takes a clear look at such concepts as pre-planning for Medicaid benefits; wills, trusts and tax planning; and disability and asset protection for seniors and their loved ones. Bring your questions and come away understanding any next steps you need to take to protect your legacy and provide well for your future care. Fee: $2.00 for members, $4.00 non-members

Special Class: Indoor Gardening, Tuesdays October 10 or December 5, 1:30-3:30pm. Instructor Maryellen Swanson will introduce you to the art of small space garden design. All materials are provided and you will walk out with a unique dish garden or terrarium. Fee: $22 for center members, $25 for non members. Come dig in the dirt with us! Sign up at the Front Desk. Pre-register, 5 minimum to hold class.


Thursday, October 19th, 1:00pm to 2:30pm in the Senior Center Dining Room

Got Medicare questions? SHIBA can help!

· Get help navigating Medicare's annual open enrollment
· SHIBA: Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors program provides free, unbiased help with your options.
· SHIBA is a free service of the Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner.
· SHIBA can help you research, assess and evaluate what options work best for you and your needs, so you can make an informed decision.

SHIBA volunteers come to the senior center the 3rd Friday of each month. To get an appointment call 206-365-1536 or come to the Front Desk of the Senior Center.

See a class or workshop you’d like to take? Be sure to pre-register or sign up at the Front Desk or call 206-365-1536. Some classes need a minimum number in order to be held. Don’t be disappointed, sign up now!

Shoreline-LFP Senior Center is located in the Shoreline Center Campus, 18560 1st Ave NE #1, Shoreline98155 206-365-1536 


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