The evidence is building – the arts are an important component to our well-being. So it just figures that comprehensive creative options are gaining popularity in senior centers, retirement homes, and just about anyplace where older folks are living. Here’s a good look at the movement, and some ideas that might apply to your family situation! Source: Adding the Arts to Elder Care
Co-housing is certainly not new – remember The Golden Girls? Pooling resources and sharing common areas help retirees avoid isolation and save money. The newest trend in co-housing goes beyond the practical, however. Like-minded musicians and artists are creating communities that stimulate creativity as well. Could this concept work for you? Here’s a good article that explores the possibilities: Source: Retirement communities get creative
Have you visited one of our many senior centers lately? If not, you may want to check them out – today’s centers are hubs for entertainment, education, hobbies, travel, and lots more. Make a friend, take a class, or go dancing to live music… it is all possible, and here’s a complete listing to get you started! Source: Community and Senior Centers in Spokane, WA
The Southside Senior Community Center has a great day trip planned for you. How about a Lake Pend Oreille Cruise, a picnic lunch, and a visit to the Bird Museum of Flight and Invention? At just $49 per person and with transportation included, this has to be the best travel value we’ve seen in a long time. Call 509-535-0803 now for reservations – don’t miss the boat! Welcome to Spokane’s Southside Senior and Community Center.