FTJ Senior University January Class Sneak Preview

December 1, 2023 — Tuesday, January 9 Memory Wellness* This presentation provides practical tips to improve your brain health and to understand when memory loss might be a sign of something more serious. You will also learn about the necessary legal documents that you should have in place as an older adult should you need to assign a trusted... Read More

FTJ Holistic Wellness Classes – December Highlights

December 1, 2023 — Fireside Chats on Dementia Health (Made possible by a generous donation to the Holistic Wellness Program) Wednesday, December 6, 2023 1pm Bristol View 1st Floor Bowditch Room Educational, informative and explorative time to increase your awareness on dementia health, risk factors and lifestyle modifications you can make to ensure you are flourishing and thriving. Bring... Read More

Senior Center Upcoming Classes: Ruston, Beacon and Lighthouse

November 1, 2023 — Point Defiance ~ Ruston Senior Center Senior Foot Care November 6 from 9:00 to noon.  It is a recurring event and will always be the first Monday every other month.    Because January 1st is a holiday the next event will be March 4th.  Participants need to call Senior Foot Care to make an appointment at... Read More

Senior Real Estate Symposium

October 6, 2023 — Do you have questions about selling your home, estate tax vs long term capital gains, documents needed to help keep probate as short as possible and how to structure finances and plan for the future?  There is a wonderful symposium being held in Fircrest this month that will answer all your questions! Recently Zach Entwistle,... Read More

Available Vaccine Clinics

October 6, 2023 — If you are interested in getting a COVID or flu vaccine, here are some options that the Health Department and local Senior Centers are providing.  Please bring a picture ID and your insurance information. Monday, October 9, 2023 9:00 a.m. Point Defiance ~ Ruston Senior Center 4716 N. Baltimore Street Please register in advance by... Read More

Holistic Wellness Program October Highlights

October 6, 2023 — Demystifying Dementia (Made possible by a generous donation to the Holistic Wellness Program) Tuesday, October 10, 2023, 2pm, Wellness Center Demystifying Dementia: An Integrative Approach to Wellbeing – We will begin by differentiating cognitive changes with aging, other reasons, and diseases with dementia symptoms. We will learn about modifiable lifestyle factors to protect against possible... Read More

Point Defiance ~ Ruston Senior Center October Highlights

October 6, 2023 — New class: Stretch and Dance Molly Maddock is returning to add this wonderful class to our program.  This class is on Mondays at 11:00 a.m.  Just come and join in the fun!  No registration required.  Cost: $5 a month. Halloween Party This will be held on Tuesday, October 31st at 11:00 a.m.  Mark Stern will... Read More

Beacon Senior Center October Highlights

October 6, 2023 — Beginning Drawing with John –Oct 2nd second and every other Monday Tai Chi with Tim –October 2nd second and every other Monday Stretch and Dance with Molly – October 4 and 11 Folk Dance with Fred – October 5th and every Thursday Birthday Dance – October 17th Flu and Covid Clinic – October 17th Halloween... Read More

Lighthouse Senior Center October Highlights

October 6, 2023 — New Classes The Lighthouse Senior Center is excited to announce several new classes plus a new quilting instructor starting this month for the Thursday Quilting sessions.  New classes include: Tap Dance Stretch and Dance Beginning Drawing Mexican Train Dominoes Live Music October 10, 20, 24 and 31. COVID and flu Vaccines Monday, October 23, 2023,... Read More

FTJ Senior University October Class Sneak Preview

August 30, 2023 — Monday, October 2 Around The World with Nellie Bly – A Living History Performance by Debbie Dimitre Join living history performer, Debbi Dimitre, as she portrays Nellie Bly, the first female investigative journalist in America. 3:00 pm, MJ Wicks Wellness Center Mondays October 9, 16, 23 and 30 Tacoma Community Ukulele Project: Exploring the Ukulele... Read More

Senior University September Class Highlights

August 30, 2023 — Fridays September 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 Writing Forever Letters This 5-week course introduces participants to the value of writing about their own beliefs and values to the people important in their lives, whether they be living or have passed on. This class will teach the value of writing Forever Letters to convey what... Read More

Point Defiance ~ Ruston Senior Center September Highlights

August 30, 2023 — September 15 Bingo, Burgers & Beer Maryanne provides music for dancing.  Bingo starts at 11am, lunch will be served at noon, and dancing will start at 1pm.  The cost for this event is $8.  Please sign up the next time you are here or call (253) 756-0601 to make a reservation. September 23 Pinochle Tournament... Read More

FTJ Holistic Wellness Class Highlights – September

August 30, 2023 — Getting the most out of your 15 minute appointment with your doctor Wednesday, September 20, 2023 2pm Wellness Center Getting the most out of your doctor’s visit from a doctors point of view. Do you feel like your 15 minute appointment just flies by and sometimes you have a hard time remembering what you talked... Read More