Capability Connections- What’s Going on for Seniors This Month

Have you ever seen the newspaper Northwest Prime Time? It is a wonderful local resource for Seniors to learn about healthy living, read interesting and relevant articles and it also includes a monthly calendar of activities- which I have copied and pasted here- (I did add one event at the end- which Capability Homecare is participating in).  To read more (and see the complete calendar)  of Northwest Prime Time, click here!

Senior Events
AARP Tax-Aide Program
late Jan-Apr 15 free help prepare 2011 taxes, info at or 1-888-435-3377.
Jan-June, course for age 50+ participants to bring more purpose into lives, small groups meet eight Fridays at Shoreline Comm. College, 206 546-4741
Sound Steps Walking Programs
Learn about free Sound Steps programs throughout Seattle, sponsored by Seattle Lifelong Rec.
Dance for Parkinson’s
Jan 5-Feb 23, 11:30am-12:30, whether seated or standing, explore dance with live music, run by professional dancers trained in the dance for PD method, no dance experience necessary, sponsored by Seattle Lifelong Rec, Garfield Comm Center, 2323 E. Cherry St, Seattle, 206-684-5177.
Lifelong Learning Institute
Jan 12, 7:30-8:30pm, info meeting to learn of Winter Quarter classes offered in Everett, Redmond and Seattle, intro meeting at University House at Wallingford, 4400 Stone Way N, Seattle, 800-506-1325,
Senior Coffee Hour
Jan 21, 10-11am, features Terrie Johnston on Identity Theft, Central Bldg, 810 3rd Ave, 4th Fl, Seattle, 206-684-0500,
Shoreline-LFPark Senior Center
Jan 13, 6pm, RSVP for Karaoke-Bingo;  Jan 17, 11am-12pm, PROBUS Invites: Generating income in retirement; 18560 1st Ave NE, Suite 1, Shoreline, 206-365-1536,
Crone of Puget Sound
Jan 28, 1-4pm, “Getting to know you” Tea, Wedgewood Presbyterian Church, 8008 35th Ave NE, Seattle, for info call Mary 206-526-8238.
Sound Walkers Spring Training
Train with Sound Steps for 5 or 10 k walk goal for beginner or experienced walkers, Sat am training walks through June, South Kick off Jan 28; North kick off Feb 1, call Mari for info or to RSVP 206-684-4664.
Senior Lobby Day
Feb 23, mark your calendar for Senior Lobby Day held at the United Churches in downtown Olympia from 8am-3pm, open to all, details at or call 360-754-0207.

Educating the Educated Answering questions you didn’t know you had about elder care. January 31, 2012 from 10am-12pm. Vineyard Park   10519 E. Riverside Drive, Bothell, WA 98011, Speakers: Rebecca King- Elder Law Attorney, Mark Albertson- VA Benefits, Terri Wilson- Capability Homecare


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