Tagged with 'seniors'

REMINDER: Seniors can get door-to-door transportation to the Farmers Market

REMINDER: Seniors can get door-to-door transportation to the Farmers Market

Wanolitto reminds all seniors that Opening Day is next Saturday, June 6, so don’t forget to call three days in advance for the Senior Services Hyde Shuttle door-to-door pick-up service to the Des Moines... [Read more]

Daystar Retirement Village holding Open House on Thursday, May 14

Daystar Retirement Village holding Open House on Thursday, May 14

Advertiser Daystar Retirement Village will be holding an Open House on Thursday, May 14, from Noon – 2:30 p.m. at the Parkview Building on their campus at 2615 SW Barton Street. “Come enjoy light... [Read more]

Volunteer Drivers needed for Senior Services

Volunteer Drivers needed for Senior Services

Geraldine Mensink and Linda Bauer are all smiles as they head off for a ride on a sunny day. 87-year-old Geraldine Mensink does not know what she’d do without Volunteer Transportation.  When she decided... [Read more]

Financial Aid for Veterans now offered by Home Helpers & Direct Link office

Financial Aid for Veterans now offered by Home Helpers & Direct Link office

This week, care providers Home Helpers & Direct Link (an Advertiser) announced their partnership with Veterans Care Coordination to offer the Aid and Attendance Pension benefit to our local community... [Read more]

Learn how to navigate the world of Senior Housing at Wesley Homes Feb. 12

Learn how to navigate the world of Senior Housing at Wesley Homes Feb. 12

Learn how to navigate the world of Senior Housing at a free seminar on Thursday, Feb. 12 at Advertiser Wesley Homes: exploring living options for you or your loved one Join Jennifer Lottis, Senior Director... [Read more]

Advertiser Boulevard Park Place offering a preventive health event on Sept. 10.

Advertiser Boulevard Park Place offering a preventive health event on Sept. 10.

Boulevard Park Place will be offering a preventive health event on Wednesday, Sept. 10. Life Line Screening, a leading provider of community-based preventive health screenings, will host their affordable,... [Read more]

LaVonne Mahugh honored at Advertiser Wesley Homes for 45 years of service

LaVonne Mahugh honored at Advertiser Wesley Homes for 45 years of service

Staff and residents of the Wesley Homes retirement community in Des Moines, (a Waterland Blog Advertiser), recently celebrated the 45 years of service of wellness nurse LaVonne Mahugh. LaVonne, who... [Read more]

Valuable Volunteers needed for valued program – drive for Hyde Shuttles

Valuable Volunteers needed for valued program – drive for Hyde Shuttles

Here’s a great opportunity to rise up and Volunteer to help others locally: Hyde Shuttles have served as a crucial resource for Des Moines residents since the program first selected Des Moines as... [Read more]

Hold Autumn at Bay at Wesley Homes’ Endless Summer Open House Sept. 29

Hold Autumn at Bay at Wesley Homes’ Endless Summer Open House Sept. 29

Hold Autumn at bay at Advertiser Wesley Homes’ Endless Summer Open House on Sunday, Sept. 29! “Join us for some good vibrations!” reads an announcement. “Enjoy summer treats and... [Read more]

Beloved Seal Mosaic Artwork Missing from Des Moines Senior Center

Beloved Seal Mosaic Artwork Missing from Des Moines Senior Center

A beloved Seal Mosaic piece of art (pictured above) made by seniors with the 2004 Chihuly Seniors ‘Making Art’ program is missing from the Des Moines Senior Center, and they’d like it... [Read more]

Santa & Helpers Deliver Gift Bags with Meals on Wheels Deliveries in Des Moines

Santa & Helpers Deliver Gift Bags with Meals on Wheels Deliveries in Des Moines

Santa (aka Ray Clarke) and his helpers (Virginia Provo and Louise Roberts) – pictured above – delivered holiday gift bags Thursday morning (Dec. 20) along with Meals on Wheels Deliveries from Des... [Read more]

Advertiser Wesley Homes: ‘Sometimes The Best Things Come In Small Packages’

Advertiser Wesley Homes: ‘Sometimes The Best Things Come In Small Packages’

Come to Wesley Homes Des Moines on Thursday, December 20, 2012 for a special holiday event featuring a festive buffet lunch and our friend, Linda Kladnik from Easy Transitions by Benevia. She’ll... [Read more]

The Importance of Whole-Person Wellness at Advertiser Judson Park

The Importance of Whole-Person Wellness at Advertiser Judson Park

Iris Hecks by Natalie Wilcox McCann Director of Resident Services Judson Park Retirement Community When area senior Iris Hecks moved into the retirement community where her mother had lived, she knew she... [Read more]

Local 55+ ‘Wet Socks’ Softballers Take Silver Medal in World Senior Games

Local 55+ ‘Wet Socks’ Softballers Take Silver Medal in World Senior Games

A group of local senior softball players – the ‘Seattle Wet Socks – recently competed in the Huntsman World Senior Games, bringing home a Silver medal! In a two week span, over 10,000 senior... [Read more]

Lots of Events at Advertiser Fernwood at the Park Retirement Community

Lots of Events at Advertiser Fernwood at the Park Retirement Community

Advertiser Fernwood at the Park, an Independent Retirement Community in Normandy Park, is holding a scary number of great events this month! “We have comprehensive activity and fitness programs,... [Read more]

Longtime Volunteer Hyde Shuttle Driver Gene Moon Retires; Drivers Still Needed

Longtime Volunteer Hyde Shuttle Driver Gene Moon Retires; Drivers Still Needed

Some say ‘all good things come to an end,’ but those milestones are worth noting when they go by. “We are blessed to have had so many years of service and dedication from Gene Moon,... [Read more]

Wesley Homes Announces Spring Line-Up of Events

Wesley Homes Announces Spring Line-Up of Events

The good folks at Wesley Homes have announced a number of fun and informative workshops and events for the Spring season.  March: Learn how to downsize one step at a time at Downsizing to Simplicity... [Read more]