APRIL 21, 1997

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senior activities

Senior Activities

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

   A program for individuals experiencing mild memory loss or in the early stage of Alzheimer's Disease are invited to join a club on Friday mornings from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. $20 per day; call 727-6214.

   Washington State Bar attorneys will discuss the effectiveness of the Durable Power of Attorney on Apr. 23 from 9:30-11 a.m.

   Attend a free four-part series on financial issues, beginning Apr. 29 from 1:30-3 p.m.

   Attend a free informational meeting about Elderhosteling and opportunities for education and travel, Apr. 24, from 10-11:30 a.m.

   Come and discuss the right way to eat and exercise on Apr. 24 from 1:30-2:30 p.m.

   Come to a free presentation by an anesthesiologist about chronic pain on Apr. 29 from 12:45-2 p.m.

   Find education and emotional encouragement at a diabetes support group on Apr. 28 from 10-11:30 a.m.

   Stroke survivors share experiences, information, and friendship on Apr. 28 from 12:30-1:30 p.m.

   A certified adult day health program which provides care for adults with cognitive and/or physical disabilities is available at the Northshore Adult Day Center. Call Jane Sepede at 488-4821.

   Seniors needing help with substance abuse have a program available to them, the Senior Alcohol Assistance Services (SAAS). Potential participants, call Shair Hightower at 258-2662, 1-800-440-4686, or Barbara Berry at 487-2441.

   Meet with a certified financial planner to discuss investment selection on Apr. 23 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

   Volunteers are needed to make weekly visits to homebound and isolated seniors. To volunteer, call 486-4564 or 727-6214.

   Join an informal group for reading and writing poetry on Fri. from 1:30-3 p.m.

   Enjoy an afternoon of ballroom dancing to live music every Wed. from 1 to 3 p.m. Cost is $2.

   Acrylic Painting, Saturdays, 9:30 a.m.-12 noon. Attend an acrylic painting class and learn the principles of design and elements of art. Cost, $30 members/$35 non-members. Beginners welcome.

   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.

   Alcoholics Anonymous, Wednesdays, 10-11:30 a.m. AA meeting for those who think they may have a problem with drinking.