Our mission is to provide resources that enhance the emotional, social, and physical well-being of seniors, adults with disabilities, and those who care for them.

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PANCAKE BREAKFAST

Saturday, March 16 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Island Senior Resources (Bayview)

Pancakes, Scrambled eggs, sausage links, coffee or tea

(Gluten-fee links and pancakes too!)

Raffle baskets: chocolate, Irish, breakfast and other.

Tickets $2 each, need not be present to win

Suggested donation: $7 each

AARP TAX-AIDE FREE TAX RETURN PREPARATION

AARP Tax-Aide is offering free tax return preparation for taxpayers with low and moderate income, with special attention to those ages 60 and over. AARP membership is not required.

There are appointments available Feb 1-April 12 at Oak Harbor Library, Coupeville Library, Island Senior Resources (Bayview) and Oak Harbor Senior Center. Appointments, although not required, are recommended and will receive preference over walk-ins. No walk-ins or appointments during the last hour of operation.

For appointments at Coupeville Library and Island Senior Resources (Bayview) call (360) 678-3000, leave your name and telephone number, and your requested site and date. A volunteer will return your call to schedule an appointment. Appointments can also be made when Tax-Aide volunteers are on site.

For appointments at the Oak Harbor Senior Center call (360) 279-4580.

Appointments for the Oak Harbor Library can be made in person at the library.

Dementia Care Class for Caregivers

taught by Kathleen Landel

March 19 – The Caregiver Journey: The Stage of Dementia

Learn how dementia progresses and how you can anticipate and respond to the changes and support your own needs.

1-3 pm at Oak Harbor Senior Center 51 SE Jerome St, Oak Harbor

$15. Call 360-969-5471 to register.

End of Life Discussion Series

Held on Tuesday afternoons featuring the following topics hosted by Island Senior Resources and Hospice of the Northwest. 12:30-2:30 p.m. at Coupeville Library 788 NW Alexander St.

Class is FREE. For more information contact Nicole Donovan 360-321-1600. No need to register.

3/5 End of Life Options: Disease progression, in-home care options and hospice care (HNW and Whidbey Hospice)

3/12 After Death: A panel discussion with funeral home representatives (Jason Easton from Evans Funeral Chapel and On-site Crematory and Paul Kuzina from Whidbey Memorial)

3/19 Grief and Loss: How does change affect you? A discussion providing tools for change, grief, and loss (HNW)

Aging in Grace Healing Circle

Held at Healing Circles in Langley

534 Camano Ave, Langley, WA 98260

A healing circle for anyone with concerns, stories and wisdom to share about the aging process. Come laugh, cry, make friends and connect with others as we accept and adapt to the limitations and opportunities of aging.

2nd and 4th Thursdays, 2-3:30pm

Hosted by Nicole Donovan, Aging & Disability Resources Manager, Island Senior Resources. For further information call 360-321-1600, or e-mail Nicole at DonovNM@dshs.wa.gov