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September 15, 1997


Northshore Senior Activities

  NW News Staff
   Northshore Senior Center
   10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell
   A free presentation focused on the causes of prejudice and the rationalizations used to defend these attitudes and will discuss specific strategies for teaching respect of racial, ethnic, gender and religious diversity within our community on Sept. 29 from 10-11:30 a.m.
   All seniors in the greater Mill Creek area are invited to attend a meeting to celebrate the beginning of classes and the opening of the new Computer Learning Center in Mill Creek on Sept. 29 at 9:30 a.m. at the Mill Creek City Hall Chambers.
   Northshore Senior Center is sponsoring classes for the new Computer Center. Register for classes on Oct. 1, from 10:30 a.m.-noon.
   Come and learn a paper filigree craft dating back to the 15th Century in a six week series on Sept. 29 through Nov. 3 from 10 a.m.-noon Cost is $30 member/$36 nonmember.
   The Providence Comprehensive Breast Center and Friends for Life at Evergreen Hospital will be doing mammogram screenings on Sept. 30 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Payment will be discussed at time of registration.
   Stroke survivors share experiences, information, and friendship on Sept. 29 from 12:30-1:30 p.m.
   Meet with a certified financial planner to discuss investment selection, tax, estate, and retirement planning, budgeting and analysis on Sept. 24 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
   Volunteer receptionists are needed at the Northshore Adult Day Center. Call 488-4821.
   Enjoy a hearty breakfast of ham or sausage, eggs and pancakes on Sept. 20 from 8-11:30 a.m. Cost is $2.50.
   A Washington State Bar Association attorney will discuss living trusts, when to establish one, tax related questions and more at a free class on Sept. 24 from 9:30-11 a.m.
   Attend a free presentation will be reviewing the myriad of home equipment and exercise videos to find out what's best suited for you and your needs on Sept. 18 from 10-11 a.m.
   Arrange an appointment with a representative of Senior Rights Assistance to discuss life choices, Medicare billing and SHIBA on Sept. 23 from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
   Attend a free presentation and learn some eye-opening tax secrets for seniors on Sept. 22 from 1-2:30 p.m.
   Attend a free morning of education about healthy breast habits with a physician on Sept. 23 from 9:30 a.m.-noon.
   A free prostate cancer screening will be offered on Sept. 24 from 12:30-2 p.m. Registration is required due to limited space.
   Find education and emtional encouragement at a diabetes support group on Sept. 22 from 10-11:30 a.m.
   Share information and ideas on antiques and collectibles "summer finds" on Sept. 18 from 10 a.m.-noon.
   Join a lively talk about current group selection, "The Cider House Rules" on Sept. 19 from 10-11:30 a.m.
   Participate in a landmark study to establish standards for evaulating comprehensive physical status of older adults. Volunteers will have a one time physical assessment and questionnaire on Sept. 19 at 1 p.m. Call the Northshore Senior Center to receive needed paperwork.
   The Computer Learning Center at the Northshore Senior Center is a place where seniors can learn the basics of computers inexpensively and at their own pace. Volunteers are needed to teach word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and modems 1/2 day per week. Call 488-2060 for information.
   Attend a support group for people with Meniere's disease and other balance problems on Sept. 17 from 7-8:30 p.m.
   An opportunity to learn how to move through the grief process and grow with the support of others is offered on Sept. 17 from 10-11:30 a.m.
   Learn about operas and opera singing, including diction, pronunciation and voice quality on through Sept. 30 from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Cost is $10/members, $15 non-members.
   Attend a free introduction to Mandarin Chinese from the point of view of a long-time non-Chinese student through Oct. 30 from 11 a.m.-noon.
   Attend an introduction to Driftwood Sculpture techniques through Sept. 22 from 1-3 p.m. Cost is $12 member/$17 nonmember.
   Enjoy a fantastic evening of dining and casino style games on Sept. 26 from 5-9:30 p.m. Halibut dinner at 5:30, 6:30, or 7:30 p.m. Play craps, roulette, blackjack with your fake "bankroll". Tickets are $25.
   A program for individuals experiencing mild memory loss or in the early stage of Alzheimer's Disease are invited to join a club on Fri. mornings from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. $20 per day, call 727-6214.
   Join an informal group for reading and writing poetry on Fri. from 1:30-3 p.m.
   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.