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OCTOBER 6, 1997


Northshore Senior Activities

  Northshore Senior Center
   10201 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell

   Flu shots will be available through Visiting Nurse Services at the Redmond Senior Center on Oct. 9. Cost is $10. Call 425-556-2314 to make an appointment.
   Enjoy a hearty breakfast of ham or sausage, eggs and pancakes on Oct. 18 from 8-11:30 a.m. Cost is $2.50. Local city and county candidates will be attending this breakfast.
   Attend a free financial series with presentations on "Controlling Taxation on Social Security," "Investing Under Clintonomics," "Strategic Asset Allocation," and "Legal Strategies for Long Term Care," on Thurs. from Oct. 16-Nov. 6, 10-11:30 a.m.
   Learn how osteoporosis involves a dramatic loss in bone mass, how it develops, and the risk factors on Oct. 21 from 12:45-2 p.m.
   Share information and ideas on antiques and collectibles on Oct. 16 from 10 a.m.-noon.
   Join in a lively talk about current group selection, "The Copper Beach" by Maeve Binchy on Oct. 17 from 10-11:30 a.m.
   A free head, neck and intra-oral cancer screening will be offered on Oct. 20 and Nov. 17 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Advance sign-up for this screening is required.
   Learn how to deal with the emotions surrounding hearing loss, discover coping strategies, and discuss how to be sensitive in response to someone else's hearing loss on Oct. 22 from 10-11:30 a.m.
   See Japan without having to make any big travel plans on Oct. 9 from10:30-11:30 a.m.
   Enjoy ballroom dancing with a live band every Wed. from 1-3 p.m. Cost is $2/members, $3/non-members.
   Caregivers and individuals with Parkinson's disease are invited for discussions and guest speakers on Oct. 14 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.
   Attend a support group offering an opportunity to confide in others, share feelings, and build social support on Wed. from 1-2 p.m.
   Attend a free three-week series providing an overview of late life depression on Thurs. Oct. 9-23 from 1:30-3 p.m.
   Learn to speak, read, and practice Esperanto on Mon. from 2-3 p.m.
   Take a fun-filled frolice through life and works of America's leading comic playwright, Neil Simon. The Forever Young Players take you on a tour through an "unofficial" biography on Oct. 17 at 8 p.m.; Oct. 19 at 3 p.m.; and Oct. 26 at 3 p.m. Cost is $10/members, $12/non-members.
   Explore four spiritual traditions, "The Assemblies of God," "Theosophy," "The Mennonite Church, " and "Humanism" through Oct. 28 from 10-11:30 a.m.
   Learn about weather in Washington State, including a general climate and weather introduction through Oct. 27 from 1-2:30 p.m. $12 members, $17 non-members.
   Learn the basics of piano playing through Nov. 25 from 1-3 p.m. $25 members, $31 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.
   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.