senior activities

Senior Activities

Northshore Senior Center, 10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell, 487-2441.

   Conservative Investing in Today's Economy, Feb. 29, 10-11:30 a.m. Free information on balancing objectives for cash flow, inflation protection, and the most suitable types of investments. Presented by Neal A. Broidy, MBA, Certified Financial Planner. Call to make reservations.
   Computer Class Registration, Mar. 1, 8:30-10 a.m. Call the center for information on the classes available.
   Vision Support Group, Mar. 1, 1-2:30 p.m. Those with low or impaired vision share experiences, information, resources; 486-4564.
   Pancake Breakfast, Mar. 2, 8 a.m.-12 noon. Enjoy a hearty breakfast of ham or sausage, eggs and pancakes. Cost, $2.50; all are welcome.
   Wills Information, Mar. 4, 9:30 a.m.-12 noon. Free appointment with Senior Rights Assistance volunteer to discuss wills (not legal advice). 486-4564 for appointment.
   Are You a Candidate for a Stroke? Mar. 5, 12:45-2 p.m. Dr. Rodney Johnson discusses risk factors and warning signs. Free presentation sponsored by Evergreen Horizon Association. Register.
   Embroidered Faberge Easter Egg: Silk Ribbon Embroidery, Mar. 5, 1-3:30 p.m. Learn to make a Faberge Easter egg with velvet, silk ribbon embroidery, and pearls; Cost, $11; $16 nonmember.
   From Heartache to an Open Heart, Mar. 6, 10-11:30 a.m. Learn how to move through the grief process and grow with the support of others. Drop-ins welcome; 486-4564 for information.
   Alcoholics Anonymous, Wednesdays, 10-11:30 a.m. AA meeting for those who think they may have a problem with drinking.
   Senior Checkup, Thursdays, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Physical exam by a geriatric nurse-practitioner, including simple blood and stool tests, pap smear or prostate exams, followed with appropriate referrals. Call 486-4564 for appointment.

Also of interest to seniors:
   Tax Assistance, through Apr. 11, Tues-Thurs., Redmond Senior Center. Volunteers from AARP help seniors with income tax preparation. By appointment; free; 556-2314.
   Elderhostel, Olympic National Park, begin January-March. Programs run Sunday-Friday. Rooms and meals, classes in the park. $340/$360; 360-928-3720.
   Senior Alcohol Assistance Services: Assessment, intensive outpatient treatment, deferred prosecutions, individual and family counseling, education about substance abuse, ongoing group support. Call Barbara Berry, 487-2441.