Highlights September 2019
End of Life Discussion Series
Compassion and Dignity Every Moment of Life by Hospice of the Northwest. Brought to you by Island Senior Resources/Aging and Disability Resources and Sno-Isle Library
5-week series Thursday, September 12th. 1pm-3pm
5495 S. Harbor Ave.
- Week 1: Aging in Place – medication safety and tips for staying in your home longer
- Week 2: The Legal Paperwork – advanced care planning and more
- Week 3: End of Life Options – hospice care, home health and in-home care
- Week 4: After Death: What are your choices for burial, cremation, and green options?
- Week 5: Grief and Loss – How does grief manifest? self-care, and support resources
Powerful Tools for Caregivers
Don’t miss this important opportunity to develop a wealth of self-care tools! Powerful Tools is a 6-week class designed to help family caregivers take care of themselves while caring for a relative or friend. Learn valuable skills to help you: Reduce personal stress, prioritize self-care, communicate your needs, deal with challenging situations, make tough decisions, set goals and problem-solve, manage emotions, and increase confidence.
Tuesdays September 10 – October 15 noon – 2pm
788 NW Alexander Street
Coupeville, WA 98239
(please park in lower lot)
Class is free. Pre-registration is required. Class is 6 weeks, we encourage you to attend all six sessions.
Caregiver Help books may be borrowed for duration of class or purchased for $20.
To register contact:
Nicole Donovan, ADR Manager
(360) 321-1600 option 2, then 4
Chronic Conditions Self-Management Workshop
Learn to better manage medications, make decisions yourself, communicate more effectively, healthy eating and adding activities to your life.
Tuesdays, Sept 10 – Oct 15 1-3 p.m.
Oak Harbor Senior Center (Modular Building)
51 SE Jerome Street
Oak Harbor, WA 98277
Wednesdays, Oct 16 – Nov 20 1-3 p.m.
Island Senior Resources (Bayview)
14594 SR 525 Langley, WA 98260
Registration required. Call 360-321-1621 to register or email Debbie Metz at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Save the Date
Pancake breakfast at Island Senior Resources (Bayview) Saturday, October 26.