Calendar of Events and Activities

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Jan
21
Mon
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration @ Washington State History Museum
Jan 21 all-day
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration @ Washington State History Museum

The museum is free and open to the pubic all day in honor of Dr. King. See a small panel exhibition detailing Dr. King’s visit to Washington State in the 1960s. Join us in the auditorium at 2:00 PM when our partners from Tacoma Arts Live will celebrate Dr. King’s legacy with a performance of Ruby Bridges. As part of Tacoma Arts Live’s Civil Rights Legacy Tour, Ruby Bridges is educational, family-friendly, and full of song and dance.

Jan
23
Wed
Help for Seniors and Their Family Members – What Do You Need to Know at the Shoreline Library @ Shoreline Library
Jan 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Help for Seniors and Their Family Members - What Do You Need to Know at the Shoreline Library @ Shoreline Library

We would all like to live a very long, healthy life being independent until the end of our days. What if that doesn’t happen for us or for someone we love?
Hear from an Elder Law Attorney to ensure that you have taken all of your legal steps to preserve your independence for as long as possible; a Home Care Advisor to learn how to help people stay in their homes with assistance for as long as possible; a Senior Housing Referral Specialist to understand what options are out there for assisted living and what the costs of those may be; and a Seniors Real Estate Specialist and licensed Broker who will outline the steps to downsizing, marketing and selling seniors’ homes.

Jan
24
Thu
Medicare Made Clear at the Woodinville Library @ Woodinville Library
Jan 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Medicare Made Clear at the Woodinville Library @ Woodinville Library

Medicare Made Clear at the Woodinville Library
Thursday, January 24, 7pm
This presentation will provide an overview of the different parts of Medicare (parts A, B, C, D and supplements), what they cover and how they work, as well as enrollment and eligibility guidelines. The aim is to provide useful information that will put attendees in a better position to make an informed decision on their Medicare coverage.
The presenter is not connected with the Federal Medicare Program.

Jan
28
Mon
Questions about Medicare at the Shoreline Library @ Shoreline Library
Jan 28 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Questions about Medicare at the Shoreline Library @ Shoreline Library

The Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA) is a free, unbiased and confidential counseling service of the Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioners (OIC).
SHIBA’s trained and impartial volunteers are available to assist consumers with their Medicare related questions.
Registration required. Please stop by the Information Desk or call the Shoreline Library to make a one-hour appointment, 206.362.7550.

Jan
29
Tue
Medicare Made Clear at the Newport Way Library @ Newport Way Library
Jan 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Medicare Made Clear at the Newport Way Library @ Newport Way Library

This presentation will provide an overview of the different parts of Medicare (parts A, B, C, D and supplements), what they cover and how they work, as well as enrollment and eligibility guidelines. The aim is to provide useful information that will put attendees in a better position to make an informed decision on their Medicare coverage.
The presenter is not connected with the Federal Medicare Program.

Jan
30
Wed
CPR/Stroke Workshop for Seniors at the Shoreline Library @ Shoreline Library
Jan 30 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
CPR/Stroke Workshop for Seniors at the Shoreline Library @ Shoreline Library

CPR/Stroke Workshop for Seniors at the Shoreline Library
Wednesday, January 30, 3pm
Did you know that cardiac arrest is the 3rd leading cause of death in King County and stroke is the 5th? Come learn how to be prepared in case someone near you experiences this health event. King County Emergency Medical Services and the University of Washington Public Health undergraduate capstone students are providing this free one-hour workshop to teach how to perform “hands-only” CPR (no mouth-to-mouth resuscitation). You’ll also learn how to identify stroke symptoms and what happens when you call 9-1-1.
Come dressed to move and prepare to be on the floor.
Space is limited. Registration required.

Jan
31
Thu
Residents Art Exhibition @ Aljoya Thornton Place
Jan 31 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Residents Art Exhibition @ Aljoya Thornton Place

Join us in celebrating the many talents of the residents at Aljoya Thornton Place with this unique art exhibition.
Complimentary valet parking. Please RSVP by 1/28/2019

Feb
1
Fri
Perspectives on Memory | Creative Aging Conference @ Frye Art Museum
Feb 1 all-day
Perspectives on Memory | Creative Aging Conference @ Frye Art Museum

Perspectives on Memory is a one-day conference designed for social and healthcare professionals, artists, educators, and lifelong learners. Continuing education clock hours will be available.

Through the wide lenses of creativity and aging, this conference will explore the topic of memory from multidisciplinary perspectives including psychology, sociology, neurology, technology, as well as the visual, literary, and performing arts. Lectures by international specialists and local experts, including Charles Fernyhough, PhD, and Thomas Grabowski, MD, will present new findings in research and practice that question long-held assumptions about the way our minds work, challenging audiences to reframe their concept of memory.

After check-in and continental breakfast, the conference will begin at 9 am and conclude with a hosted reception following a full day of lectures and interactive presentations.

New for 2019! The Frye is partnering with Port Townsend-based arts and education organization Centrum to bring the conference to historic Fort Worden State Park. Friday’s program will repeat on Saturday at this second location. To register for the February 2 conference please visit Centrum.org.

Feb
2
Sat
Creative Aging Conference: Port Townsend @ Centrum at Fort Worden - Commons A
Feb 2 @ 8:15 am – 5:00 pm
Creative Aging Conference: Port Townsend @ Centrum at Fort Worden - Commons A

Perspectives on Memory | Creative Aging Conference @ Centrum

Through the wide lenses of creativity and aging, this conference will explore the topic of memory from multidisciplinary perspectives including psychology, sociology, neurology, technology, as well as the visual, literary, and performing arts. Lectures by international specialists and local experts, including Charles Fernyhough, PhD, and Thomas Grabowski, MD, will present new findings in research and practice that question long-held assumptions about the way our minds work, challenging audiences to reframe their concept of memory.

After check-in and continental breakfast, the conference will begin at 9 am and conclude with a hosted reception following a full day of lectures and interactive presentations.

New for 2019! The Frye is partnering with Port Townsend-based arts and education organization Centrum to bring the conference to historic Fort Worden State Park. To register for the February 2 conference please visit Centrum.org.

Feb
4
Mon
Questions about Medicare? @ Shoreline Library
Feb 4 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Questions about Medicare? @ Shoreline Library

The Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA) is a free, unbiased and confidential counseling service of the Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioners (OIC). SHIBA’s trained and impartial volunteers are available to assist consumers with their Medicare related questions.
Registration required. Please stop by the Information Desk or call the Shoreline Library to make a one-hour appointment, 206.362.7550.