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Sponsored Post City of Burien’s free workshop for National Falls Prevention Awareness is Sept. 21

City of Burien’s free workshop for National Falls Prevention Awareness is Sept. 21

On Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, the City of Burien will observe National Falls Prevention Awareness Day with a FREE workshop. “Join us to learn how to prevent fall-related injuries among older adults.... [Read more]

Burien Parks offering FREE Fall Prevention Campaign week of Sept. 19-23

Burien Parks offering FREE Fall Prevention Campaign week of Sept. 19-23

During the week of Sept. 19-23, Burien Parks and Recreation is offering a FREE Fall Prevention Campaign for seniors, their family members, and caregivers to prevent falls and fall-related injuries that... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Learn about ‘Hearing Loss and Aging’ at Advertiser Judson Park on Friday, May 13

Learn about ‘Hearing Loss and Aging’ at Advertiser Judson Park on Friday, May 13

Please join Advertiser Judson Park for a special event: Hearing loss and aging—How to stay connected Learn about: how overall health affects hearing how changes in hearing ability affects the brain the... [Read more]

Volunteer Drivers needed to help local Seniors, one mile at a time…

Volunteer Drivers needed to help local Seniors, one mile at a time…

Volunteer Drivers are needed to help local Seniors – here’s one example: 92-year-old Lavonne Raven can attest to the value of the Volunteer Transportation program, which matches local seniors... [Read more]

Sponsored Post El Dorado West’s Holiday Bazaar with Live Music & Buffet is Saturday

El Dorado West’s Holiday Bazaar with Live Music & Buffet is Saturday

Advertiser El Dorado West will be holding a Holiday Bazaar this Saturday, Dec. 5, with gifts available from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Live Music from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., and a Holiday Buffet from 11:30 a.m.... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser El Dorado West holding free seminar on Adult Care Thurs., Oct. 8

Advertiser El Dorado West holding free seminar on Adult Care Thurs., Oct. 8

Advertiser El Dorado West Retirement will be holding a FREE seminar on Adult Care on Thursday, Oct. 8: The Average yearly rent for Independent Senor Living Is $46,800 with little assistance. The Average... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Boulevard Park Place Retirement’s Bee Club is buzzing with activity

Boulevard Park Place Retirement’s Bee Club is buzzing with activity

Advertiser Boulevard Park Place Retirement Community’s Bee Club is buzzing with activity; here’s an update: The Field of Bees Helping Hands Project took 39 pounds of produced grown and harvested... [Read more]

Burien Senior Program’s annual ‘Taste of Tuscany’ fundraiser will be Sept. 25

Burien Senior Program’s annual ‘Taste of Tuscany’ fundraiser will be Sept. 25

Get “gussied up” on Friday night, Sept. 25, for a night of fun at Burien Senior Program’s Annual ‘Taste of Tuscany’ Spaghetti Feed Fundraiser! You will enjoy a 3-course... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Wesley Homes hosting NY Times bestselling Author J.A. Jance on Sept. 9

Wesley Homes hosting NY Times bestselling Author J.A. Jance on Sept. 9

New York Times Bestselling mystery author J.A. Jance will discuss and sign her new thriller (and 51st novel), “Dance of the Bones,” at Advertiser Wesley Homes on Wednesday, Sept. 9, from 7 –... [Read more]

Senior Services seeking Volunteers to help with ‘Meals on Wheels’ program

Senior Services seeking Volunteers to help with ‘Meals on Wheels’ program

Senior Services is seeking volunteers for its Meals on Wheels program throughout King County. Volunteering with Meals on Wheels means you belong to a team that is committed to helping homebound seniors... [Read more]

Sponsored Post JOBS: Wesley Homes looking to hire in Nursing, Culinary Services & Admin

JOBS: Wesley Homes looking to hire in Nursing, Culinary Services & Admin

Advertiser Wesley Homes is looking for caring employees who enjoy making a positive difference in the lives of others! The ideal candidates love working with seniors. They have current openings in nursing... [Read more]

Groundbreaking for construction of new Merril Gardens project will be June 25

Groundbreaking for construction of new Merril Gardens project will be June 25

Click images to see larger versions. The City of Burien, in partnership with Merrill Gardens, Pillar Properties and Legacy Partners, will be holding a groundbreaking ceremony for the remaining phases... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Celebrate the Old West at El Dorado West Retirement Community June 17

Celebrate the Old West at El Dorado West Retirement Community June 17

Advertiser El Dorado West Retirement Community will be celebrating the Old West on Wednesday, June 17, from 5:30 – 7 p.m. with blackjack, craps, music & dancing, wine & beer, smoked salmon with... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Normandy Park Senior Living’s ‘Senior Health & Fitness Day’ is Wednesday

Normandy Park Senior Living’s ‘Senior Health & Fitness Day’ is Wednesday

Advertiser Normandy Park Senior Living will be holding a FREE National Senior Health & Fitness Day on Wednesday, May 27, from 2 – 4 p.m. Here’s the schedule: 2 – 4 p.m.: Optimal Health... [Read more]

Merrill Gardens senior complex construction to start at Town Square next month

Merrill Gardens senior complex construction to start at Town Square next month

Click images to see larger versions. by Jack Mayne That vacant land north of Burien City Hall and south of SW 150th Street will soon be humming with construction noise, digging equipment, and arriving... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: Bees are buzzing at Boulevard Park Place Retirement Living

INTERN’S VIEW: Bees are buzzing at Boulevard Park Place Retirement Living

Story & Photos by Sterling Paris South King Media Intern Today I went a little bit out of my comfort zone, traveling to Boulevard Park Place Active Retirement Living, located at 2805 S. 125th Street. Getting... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Daystar Retirement Village holding Open House on Thursday, May 14

Daystar Retirement Village holding Open House on Thursday, May 14

Advertiser Daystar Retirement Village will be holding an Open House on Thursday, May 14, from Noon – 2:30 p.m. at the Parkview Building on their campus at 2615 SW Barton Street. “Come enjoy light... [Read more]

Senior Services seeking nominations for ‘Inspire Positive Aging Award’ by April 27

Senior Services seeking nominations for ‘Inspire Positive Aging Award’ by April 27

Local non-profit Senior Services is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Inspire Positive Aging Award, with a deadline set for April 27, 2015. Nomination forms are available at www.inspire-award.org.... [Read more]

Volunteer Drivers needed for Senior Services

Volunteer Drivers needed for Senior Services

Geraldine Mensink and Linda Bauer are all smiles as they head off for a ride on a sunny day. 87-year-old Geraldine Mensink does not know what she’d do without Volunteer Transportation.  When she decided... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Learn how to stay healthy at Boulevard Park Place Active Retirement Living Mar. 2

Learn how to stay healthy at Boulevard Park Place Active Retirement Living Mar. 2

Advertiser Boulevard Park Place Active Retirement Living will be hosting King County Medic One/Emergency Medical Services on Monday, March 2, starting at 2 p.m.: Staying Independent and Healthy – Preventing... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Boulevard Park Place Active Retirement Living’s Country Breakfast is Friday

Boulevard Park Place Active Retirement Living’s Country Breakfast is Friday

Boulevard Park Place Active Retirement Living is hosting a country breakfast this Friday, Feb. 20, from 8 – 9:30 a.m., as a benefit for Relay for Life of Highline. “We fundraise as a community,”... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Financial Aid for Veterans now offered by Home Helpers & Direct Link office

Financial Aid for Veterans now offered by Home Helpers & Direct Link office

This week, care providers Home Helpers & Direct Link (an Advertiser) announced their partnership with Veterans Care Coordination to offer the Aid and Attendance Pension benefit to our local community... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Boulevard Park Place holding ‘Life Line Screening’ on Friday, Feb. 27

Advertiser Boulevard Park Place holding ‘Life Line Screening’ on Friday, Feb. 27

Advertiser Boulevard Park Place Retirement Community is offering ‘Life Line Screening’ on Friday, Feb. 27: FEBRUARY IS NATIONAL HEART MONTH! Do you have high cholesterol or high blood pressure? Have... [Read more]

Sponsored Post El Dorado West fundraiser ‘Beat the Blues’ concert will be Wednesday at 1 p.m.

El Dorado West fundraiser ‘Beat the Blues’ concert will be Wednesday at 1 p.m.

Advertiser El Dorado West Retirement Community will be holding a Jazz and Blue Series starting this Wednesday, Dc. 17 at 1 p.m. to benefit the West Seattle Food Bank and Local Youth Music Programs, Provides... [Read more]