The following articles are written by the team at Island Senior Resources; hopefully they shine a light of inspiration and information to help you navigate today and tomorrow.
Befriending One Another by Christina Baldwin, Island Senior Resources Board member On Whidbey, when the days get shorter and the nights get longer, we notice. Except for in Oak Harbor and Coupeville, there are not many streetlights, and not many stores stay open past dusk. Islanders tend to head home, hole up, and ward […]
A Place I Belong by Robin Bush, Outreach Director “There’s no place like home.” It’s not just what Dorothy says in the Wizard of Oz; it’s a truth central to our lives. “Home” has a meaning that reaches into our souls. When we are “at home,” we feel safe, comfortable, cared for, and at […]
Let’s put Neighbor back in the Neighborhood by Robin Bush, Outreach Director Nearly 30 years ago, I lived in a neighborhood where the folks from the block sat on my front porch steps every afternoon. Each day, I came home to one lady in her kerchief shelling peas or topping beans, another knitting a […]
Sla’inte Mhor! To Your Health by Jessica Karpilo Six years ago, Kathy Parks was like many older adults. She had owned a restaurant for years and loved singing in her church choir. After closing the restaurant, she had too much free time on her hands. Little did she know, a strange find at a […]