Seattle Parks and Recreation’s Lifelong Recreation program is
presenting a free sing-along concert, “Magnolia Musical Memories,” with
local musician Stephan Plummer on Sept. 17.
Residents of Bayview Retirement Community are
inviting the public to attend their Swingin’ at the Savoy event on Sept.
12 to celebrate what would have been Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday.
Changing eating habits may prove challenging to the elderly, but
their health may depend on it.
Most people are lucky to see their 100th birthday. But most people
don’t mark the occasion like Randolph Hokanson, the Bayview Retirement
Community resident who hit the century mark on June 22.
On June 20, the Queen Anne Historical Society (QAHS) provided its second Modern Tour.
I recently took a spill, and it made me realize, more than ever, the importance of safety in the home, especially for seniors.
Five Corners Hardware is surely one of few Seattle
businesses still operated by the same family after 75 years.
As we age, we all fear that we might fall victim to dementia, Alzheimer’s or a stroke. Neuroscience research is ongoing, looking for causes. A few revelations provide helpful pathways for maintaining and even stimulating “brain health.”
Fifty years ago, just as the establishment of Fort Lawton took many years of tug-a-war among various interests and individual wills, so did the undoing of it when the property and buildings were surplused in the 1960s.
If the essence of living is activity, then it’s especially vital for the elderly. As a member of the elder-care profession, I observe an unfortunate reality during the winter months: We inexplicably lose seniors who are frail and suffering from poor health.
More than 15 years ago, the process was started that gave Magnolians a
major gift of written history in “Magnolia: Memories & Milestones,”
written and published by a dedicated corps of volunteers.
It’s tax season again. Seniors face some tax issues related to their age.