LAKEFAIR 50+ IN THE PARK RETURNS!

Lakefair 2022 Unity in the community

Mark your calendars and join us on Friday, July 15th from 9:00 am – 2:30 pm at one of Olympia’s favorite annual events – Lakefair 50+ in the Park! For over 20 years, the Friday of Lakefair has been “Senior Day” – a time to play games, listen to some great music, socialize with friends…

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SAN Monthly Meeting

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Senior Services for South Sound – May 2022 report to the Senior Action Network by Brian Windrope   As we begin May, it is remarkable to look back on the first four months of 2022 and reflect on all the changes around our programs here at Senior Services for South Sound. I’m happy to say…

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Nominate an Outstanding Caregiver Today!

Senior Action Network 2021 Outstanding Caregiver Recognition Dinner NOMINATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED! Senior Action Network will honor Outstanding Caregivers at our 21st Annual Caregiver Recognition Dinner & Auction: Thursday, October 28, 2021 We are unsure of the capacity for our event this year due to Covid and protocols that may be in place. Stay tuned…

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Washington State Legislative Update

As the first of the baby boomers enter their mid-seventies, the population of Washington is aging. Over the next 10 years the population over 75 will likely double. The 2019 Legislature is working to address several issues relevant to seniors.    Policy makers are aware of these changing demographics and responding with investments and policies to create…

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Memory Care at the Lodges Hosts Health Fair June 6th

On Thursday, June 6th, 2019 from 9:00 am through 2:00pm Memory Care at the Lodges (formerly Roolan) are sponsoring their 2nd Annual Health Fair at the Lacey Community Center, 6729 Pacific Avenue in Lacey.  This year’s theme is “Protect Your Health & Wealth”, with speakers and representatives from the Office of the Secretary of State,…

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The Past, Present and Future of Long-Term Care Insurance

Original Article By Bruce Bamford, Broker/Owner of Bamford Long Term Care Financial Services LLC The Past Decades ago, facilities were established called skilled nursing homes.  They were designed to take care of people who could no longer stay in their homes due to health/aging reasons. Our Medicare program was never designed to pay for these…

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50+ In The Park 2019 Planning Begins This Week

Lakefair is Fast Approaching That means it’s time to get ready for 50+ In The Park. Our first meeting is February 8th at Geneva Woods Health Health Supplies beginning at 9:00 AM. Those SAN members interested in securing a booth space at this year’s event are highly encouraged to attend and join a committee. As…

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Understanding the Plight of Seniors in Transition

As seniors age and become less independent and in need of assistance, their adult children often face the difficult choice of whether to hire a home caregiver, or to even move their parents into a managed care facility. It’s a difficult decision to make, and one that the elders often resist. “It’s usually a pride…

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Clarus Eye Centre Extends Business Hours

Clarus Eye Centre has been providing excellent eye care to the community since 1968. We recognize the need for extended hours to serve our patients better so starting September 4th our new hours will be: Monday-Thursday, 7AM-7PM  and  Friday 8AM- 5PM. Please call to schedule your appointment. 360. 456.3200.

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SSAC Annual Alzheimer's Walk is Sept 16th

The South Sound Alzheimer’s Council is once again sponsoring the annual Alzheimer’s Walk at Heritage Park on Sunday, September 16th, to raise money and awareness for Alzheimer’s disease. Registration for the walk can be done in advance online at:  www.southsoundalzheimer’s.org, by calling Senior Services for South Sound at (360) 586-6181 or at the park the…

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