APRIL 28, 1997

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senior activities

Senior Activities

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

   Have a Mother's Day brunch on May 11, 2 p.m., $3.

   Stamps, trading, and collecting on May 12, 12:30-2 p.m.

   Learn what records to keep and how to organize them on May 13 and 16, 1:30-3 p.m.

   Free skin cancer screenings will be conducted by a dermatologist, May 13 and 20, 12:45-2 p.m. Sign-up required.

   View videos recounting battles on May 9, 1:30-4 p.m.

   The International Talk Time is a social time for practicing language skills on May 9 from 1:30-3 p.m.

   See "The Spectacular Northwest," May 8, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

   Meet with a representative from Congressman Rick White's office, May 9, noon-1.

   Join an informal club learning and sharing information about birds on May 9, 10-11:30 a.m.

   Meet with other grandparents who are responsible for raising a grandchild on May 14 from 10 a.m.-noon.

   Caregivers and individuals with Parkinson's disease are invited for discussion on May 13 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

   The Caregivers Support Group is designed to help those caring for a loved one in home, and offering support on May 12 from 10-11:30 a.m.

   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.

   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 Shari Hightower at 258-2662, 1-800-440-4686, or Barbara Berry at 487-2441.

   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 Fridays from 1:30-3 p.m.

   Enjoy an afternoon of ballroom dancing to live music every Wednesday, 1-3 p.m., $2.

   Acrylic Painting, Saturdays, 9:30 a.m.-12 noon. 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.