Fall Happy Hour
The Gardens at Town Square | Monday, October 2 at 2:00 pm
Fall is here and it is beautiful! What better way to celebrate this lovely season than at a Fall Happy Hour full of fun, food and friends? Come enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres, drinks, and conversation as you mix, mingle, enjoy the company of old friends and make some new ones! Be sure to take a tour while you are here, and learn a little bit about what makes the Gardens at Town Square such a special community.
CBD: Is It For Me?
University House Issaquah | Tuesday, October 3 at 11:00 am
CBD has become a popular natural remedy for many common ailments. It can be found in a variety of products including dietary supplements, bath soaks, drinks, and food. But is it the right choice for you? In this presentation, bought to us in partnership with the UW School of Pharmacy, we will discuss trends in CBD use in older adults in the US, potential benefits and harms, and things to keep in mind if you choose to purchase or use these products.
“Contemporary Collage” Art Show Opening Gala
The Lakeshore | Thursday, October 5 at 1:30 pm
Join us to celebrate the opening of our newest art show! Contemporary Collage focuses on the diverse approaches to collage as an art form and highlights well-known collage artists in the region. Drinks and appetizers will be served. We look forward to seeing you there!
“Coalescent of Art” Art Show Opening Gala
Aljoya Mercer Island | Thursday, October 12 at 5:00 pm
Please join us to celebrate the opening of our new art exhibit. Coalescent of Art is a collaborative exhibition featuring the Women Painters of Washington, which was founded in 1930, and Puget Sound Group of Northwest Artists, founded in 1928. These two long established art organizations from the Seattle area have had active and supportive memberships for over 90 years each. This exhibition showcases 45 different artists from these groups, as they come together to celebrate!
Avoiding Scams & Fraud
University House Issaquah | Tuesday, October 17 at 11:00 am
Whether it is over the phone, through the mail, online, or at your doorstep, con artists are constantly coming up with new and devious ways to scam people. In this presentation, we will share information about the most common scams we have been seeing in our region recently—scams designed to steal your savings or your identity! You and your loved ones can avoid being taken advantage of by learning how to more easily recognize these often sophisticated scams.
Downsizing Seminar: Small Space Design
The Gardens at Town Square | Tuesday, October 17 at 2:00 pm
Join us for an informative presentation by Catherine Arendt, the Aljoya’s At Your Service Manager. This program will focus on how to make the most of smaller spaces when making a move. Catherine will share tips and tricks for what’s useful in a small space. Space is limited, don’t wait – reserve your spot by calling today!
“Inside Out” Art Show Opening Gala
University House Wallingford | Thursday, October 19, at 2:00 pm
“Inside Out” presents a broad spectrum of art depicting interior and exterior scenes. Enjoy drinks & hors d’oeuvres and live music as you view this collection. You’ll also have an opportunity to watch an art demonstration while mixing and mingling with the artists, as well as residents and friends of University House Wallingford.
The Art of Aging: Exploring Gerotranscendence
Ida Culver House Broadview | Wednesday, October 25 at 10:30 am
In this presentation, brought to us in partnership with the UW School of Nursing, we’ll take a closer look at how the arts and accumulation of life experiences can positively impact our well-being and sense of perspective as we age. We will focus on experiences that tap into nostalgia, like revisiting cherished memories through art and music, and how these activities can have a profound effect on our overall sense of personhood. We will ultimately explore how these experiences can broaden our notions on aging.
Advanced Planning Essentials: Get Your Ducks in a Row
The Lakeshore | Thursday, October 26 at 2:00 pm
What are the essential legal documents that I need to have in place in case I become incapacitated? What legal documents can I use to make sure my wishes are carried out both during my lifetime and after my death? Are there ways to minimize or avoid family conflict after my death? This presentation with Elder Law Attorney Julia Lindeman will help you answer these questions and more!