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

Freeland Library

5495 S. Harbor Ave.

Freeland, WA

  • 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

Coupeville Library

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 debbiem@islandseniorservices.org.

Save the Date

Pancake breakfast at Island Senior Resources (Bayview) Saturday, October 26.