Reminder: Edmonds Senior Center Thrift Store 50 percent off sale through Dec. 14

The Edmonds Senior Center Thrift Store will offer a 50-percent off sale on all clothing and special items Dec. 10-14. The hours of operation will be 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Thrift Store will officially close Dec. 14 to move to its new location at Westgate Shopping Center, 22820 100th Ave. W. # 12,…

Welcome to Sanders Law Group, our Sound Silver Living page sponsor

We are excited to announce that Sanders Law Group is the sponsor of our new page, Sound Silver Living, aimed at providing information and activities for seniors and their loved ones. When Sanders Law Group was offered the opportunity to sponsor the page on My Edmonds News/MLTnews and Lynnwood Today, “we jumped at the opportunity,”…

Northwest Neighbors Network to help seniors age in place meeting Nov. 24

Northwest Neighbors Network, a nonprofit organization formed to help seniors age in place in South Snohomish and North King counties, is hosting its monthly “Coffee with Neighbors”  this Saturday, Nov. 24 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Third Place Commons in Lake Forest Park. Stop by to find out about signing on as a member…

Re-Imagining Retirement: Gratitude

“Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer. And let faith be the bridge you build to overcome evil and welcome good.” Maya Angelou A recent video I watched by Shawn Achor, the author of The Happiness Advantage, excited me! I’ve felt it is such a personal choice to…

Reminder: Treats & Treasures Sale at Lynnwood Senior Center Oct. 17-18

The Lynnwood Senior Center will host a Treats & Treasures Sale on Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 17-18, just in time for the holidays. The sale will feature homemade baked goods, specialty handicrafts and a few gently used items. All proceeds from the sale will benefit the Lynnwood Senior Center and its programs. The sale runs…

NIA Dance for Fitness now at Lynnwood Senior Center

Now at the Lynnwood Senior Center most Fridays — NIA Dance for Fitness, a mind/body physical conditioning program. According to a senior center announcement, the workout blends the fun of dance, the precision and power of martial arts, and the grace of yoga — and is adaptable for all ages and fitness levels. Pre-register or…

Re-Imagining Retirement: Time

Time is too slow for those who wait, Too swift for those who fear, Too long for those who grieve, Too short for those who rejoice, But for those who love, time is Eternity. -Henry Van Dyke Time is a precious commodity. Free. Freedom. Yet also priceless. How do you value time? Do you think…

Re-Imagining Retirement: Possibility

I get excited about the possibility of fully engaging everyone’s potential, unique gifts and skills. There are millions of various combinations possible in expressing them around the world! So, I was blown away with the superb stories of breakthrough practices for bringing creativity into all of life in The Art of Possibility. Written by Rosamund,…

Reminder: Ticket sales continue for Lynnwood Senior Center Bluegrass BBQ Fundraiser

The Lynnwood Senior Center Foundation is throwing a fundraiser to support scholarships and programming for adults ages 62 and older. The Bluegrass BBQ Fundraiser hoedown will be held on July 18 from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Lynnwood Senior Center, 19000 44th Ave. W. Enjoy a delicious barbecue with all trimmings, including dessert. Party to toe tapping…

Re-Imagining retirement: Talent and time

If one has a talent and cannot use it, one has failed. If one has a talent and only uses half of it, one has partially failed. If one has a talent and learns to use the whole of it, they have gloriously succeeded, and won a satisfaction and triumph few people will ever know….

Re-Imagining retirement: Transformation…all around us

Transformational forces are all around us. In the spring, what appears dead, comes alive again as the daylight lengthens and the air is warmed by the sun. As new relationships happen in our neighborhoods, fast friends come alive with shared fun, food and experiences. As my humble efforts are invested in bringing people with similar…