Sound Steps training program orientations Jan. 26 and 30
Those age 50 and older can get into shape for a 5K, 10K or a half-marathon walk through the city’s Sound Steps program, which is offering a free spring-training program. Two orientations are scheduled: Jan. 26, from 10 a. m. to noon, at Jefferson Community Center, 3801 Beacon Ave. S.; and Jan. 30, from 1 to 3 p. m., at Greenwood Senior Center, 525 N. 85th St. Register: Mari Becker, (206) 684-4664 or mari. firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Aging Brains workshop Jan. 28, 1-2:30 p. m.
Learn about brain fitness, foods that support brain health and more. Healthy snacks will be provided, Greenwood Senior Center, 525 N. 85th St. Information: (206) 297-0875 or www.greenwoodseniorcenter.org
Holistic Living Will Jan. 30, 10:30 a. m.-noon
An elder attorney will cover various aspects of end-of-life decision-making, including creating a holistic living will and advanced health-care directives, making arrangements for long-term care. Greenwood Senior Center, 525 N. 85th St. Information: (206) 297-0875 or www.greenwoodseniorcenter.org
Thursdays, 1-3 p. m., for six weeks (starting Jan. 24)
This free course provides tools for caregivers to care for themselves while caregiving for a friend, spouse or parent in their home, nursing home or across the miles. Attendees are requested to attend all six classes as each class builds on the next. Space is limited, and registration is required. University Presbyterian Church, 4540 15th Ave. N. E. Information: Marsha, (206) 522-0183; or Karen, (425) 438-0452