Life Decisions, preparing for the worst

Five Wishes: Personal, Medical, Emotional, Familial, Spiritual Life is fragile and the unexpected can happen any day.  One only has to read the daily newspaper or tune into the news to see that.  When it comes to health care, preparing for the unexpected is more than important regardless of age – it’s essential.  “Five Wishes”…

Washington State Paid Family and Medical Leave is Here

OLYMPIA – Washingtonians now have access to the most generous Paid Family and Medical Leave program in the U.S. Nearly all workers in this state, including part- and full-time, may be able to take up to 12 weeks to care for themselves or a family member through a serious illness or injury, to bond with…

Tips for when driving is no longer an option

One of the most difficult challenges families face is the time when an older adult should no longer get behind the wheel of a car. The automobile is often seen as the last symbol of a person’s independence and removing that can be devastating. “Giving Up the Keys” is a conversation about ways that families…

Indoor Garage Sale – SpanaPark Senior Center

The SpanaPark Senior Center will be having an indoor garage sale Friday, Jan. 31 and Saturday, Feb. 1 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. We have a lot of things to sell and the prices will be very reasonable. Come on out, find a bargain and support your local senior center. The SpanaPark Senior Center is…