Category Archives: Free Services

Good Ol’ Swimmin’ Holes around Spokane!

We never outgrow our love of good, old-fashioned swimming holes.  Here’s where you can find some close to home.  Have fun!  Source: Good Ol’ Swimmin’ Holes | Outdoors Issue | The Pacific Northwest Inlander | News, Politics, Music, Calendar, Events in Spokane, Coeur d’Alene and the Inland Northwest

Free Camping: Washington and Oregon Sites

Are you getting antsy to go camping?  Before you book, check out this article  It contains links for free and low-cost sites in the Pacific Northwest.  How can you go wrong? Source: Free Camping – Washington and Oregon Sites You Can Stay at for FREE! – Thrifty NW Mom

Spring Fun around Spokane

Thinking spring? AARP has put together a handy listing of fun things to do and see in Spokane in the coming months.  What’s on your list?  Source: Spring Fun around Spokane, WA – AARP

1200 Free Online Courses from Top Universities

Are you thinking it might be time to take a class, or learn a new language? Follow this link to  download 1,100 free courses from Stanford, Yale, MIT, Harvard, Berkeley and other great universities to your computer or mobile device. Over 30,000 hours of free audio & video lectures.  Source: 1200 Free Online Courses from Top Universities | Open Culture

Care Cars: Giving a lift to seniors

Have you heard about Care Cars? This terrific organization has been providing rides to medical appointments for at-risk seniors, disabled and isolated residents in Spokane County  since 1984.  And, they are looking for volunteer drivers!  This  could be the perfect way for you to give back.  Or, you may know a senior in need of transportation assistance. For more information refer to this recent S-R article:  Source: Care Cars: Giving a lift to seniors | The Spokesman-Review

Free Seminar on Winning the Game of Life!

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A note from Senior Spokane Sponsor Jennifer Ballantyne, Estates and Elders Law LLC 

Save the dates…Thursday, October 20 at Argonne Road Library or Wednesday, November 2 at the North Spokane Library from 6 to 7:30 p.m. for a free seminar… “Are You Winning the Game of Life and Do You Know the Rules?.” I am pleased to be part of a team of professionals in financial planning, tax, real estate, mortgage lending, success coaching, estate planning and elder law who will offer free information and practical tips for navigating your financial and legal life. Bring a friend!

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Spokane’s Aging & Disabilities Helpline – A Great Resource

donna computerSpokane Helpline, Part of a Statewide Network SpokaneHelpline.org is part of a statewide program called Community Living Connections (CLC), funded in Spokane County by Aging and Long Term Care of Eastern Washington. CLC has been assisting older adults and people with disabilities for over thirty years. Washington State’s Community Living Connections (CLC) is here to help you navigate long-term services and supports for you or a loved one. The CLC is a network of organizations working with you to learn about options and assist you in connecting to services that meet your particular preferences, needs, and circumstances. Spokane Helpline Staff Can Help You: Assess what is important to you Determine goals you have for the future Define your strengths, needs, concerns Develop and implement an action plan.  Source: Community Minded Enterprises | FREE Referrals & Impartial Solutions | Spokane’s Aging & Disabilities Helpline | Spokane, WA