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Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research

Monday — October 21, 2019 1:00pm to 2:00pm

For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. Now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age.
Learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging. With representatives from the Alzheimer’s Association of WA.

Free. Advance registration appreciated.

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Movie Screening: Lives Well Lived

Saturday — October 19, 2019 2:00pm to 4:00pm OR 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Lives Well Lived is a feature documentary film by Sky Bergman that celebrates the incredible wit and wisdom of adults 75 to 100 years old who are living their lives to the fullest. Encompassing over 3000 years of experience, forty people share their secrets and insights to living a meaningful life. Their intimate memories and inspiring personal histories will make you laugh, and perhaps cry, but mostly inspire you. In partnership with Foundation House at Northgate. Come to either showing… or both!

Free. Advance registration appreciated.

Register for 2:00 showing here.
Register for 7:00 showing here.

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Thrift Store Shopping Outing

Thursday — October 17, 2019 10:00am to 2:00pm

Ride the WCSC van to check out thrift stores in the Overlake neighborhood on the Bellevue/Redmond border. We’ll be stopping at the large and bountiful Redmond Goodwill, and at the Children’s Hospital Bargain Boutique, which specializes in clothing appropriate for people of our age. If there’s time, we’ll stop at Jubilee Thrift Store, too! Enjoy flavorful but not spicy Bombay street food for lunch at Chaat and Roll. Dishes are $6 – $10; bring money for lunch. All of these thrift stores are within a few blocks of each other but we’ll be using the WCSC accessible van to get you to each stop. Van departs WCSC promptly at 10:00 AM.

$8 members / $10 public. Advance registration required.

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Classic Movies with Scarecrow Video: Ulee’s Gold (1997)

Wednesday — October 16, 2019 3:30pm to 6:00pm

Scarecrow Video, a local nonprofit film organization, brings a monthly film series to WCSC! Each screening will be followed by a discussion led by one of their resident film experts. Popcorn and drinks provided!

Ulee’s Gold (1997)—A reclusive beekeeper slowly pulls his dysfunctional family back together, but not without having to fight his son’s previous dastardly cohorts. Starring Peter Fonda.

$2 members / $4 public. Advance registration appreciated.

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Ducks In A Row

Gather information and advice that you need to plan your end-of-life arrangements with experts from People’s Memorial Association and their partners. Go over legal and financial documents including estate planning, trusts, wills, probate, and more with an attorney from KHBB Law. Learn about Advance Directive for health, POLST (Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment) forms, and the process of using the Death with Dignity law with a representative from End of Life Washington. Receive valuable information regarding funeral planning decisions including Disposition Authorization, Designated Agent, and more with a representative from People’s Memorial Association. No one should miss this excellent presentation that will help you get your ducks in a row!

Free. Advance registration appreciated.

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PNA Village Potluck Breakfast

Thursday — October 10, 2019 9:30am to 11:30am

The Phinney Neighborhood Association Village is officially expanding to Wallingford! The PNA offers community programs, services and activities to connect neighbors and foster civic engagement. They make it easier for people to stay in their own homes As they grow older by connecting members with volunteers for transportation, minor home repairs, social connections, gardening, and much more! To learn about the village, come to a potluck breakfast and Q&A at WCSC. Current Village members and volunteers will provide breakfast and will host a fun and interactive group session to answer all of your questions at the end.

Free. Advance registration required.

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Financial Forum

Monday — September 30, 1:00pm to 2:30pm

This workshop is focused on discussing your financial concerns and questions in a casual, round table format. Come with your questions regarding income distribution planning, probate, charitable gifting, taxes, long-term care insurance, inflation, Social Security… and be prepared to leave with valuable takeaways just for you.

Free. Advance registration appreciated.

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AARP Smart Driver Course

Thursday — September 26 & 27, 1:00pm to 5:00pm

This driver refresher course covers the current rules of the road and defensive driving techniques, and methods to accommodate common age-related changes in vision, hearing, and reaction time. Receive a certificate entitling you to a discount or discount extension on your auto insurance! You must attend both classes to receive your certificate.
With Joel Ferguson, AARP Driver Safety Instructor.

Bring your AARP membership number. $15 for AARP members; $20 for non-members. Make checks payable to AARP. Advance registration required.

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