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Shoreline
Lake Forest Park
Senior Center


A community partner site of Sound Generations

18560 1st Ave. NE #1
Shoreline, WA 98155
Directions Getting Here
Telephone: (206) 365-1536
Fax: (206) 364-8930
Email

Center Director

Bob Lohmeyer

Program Coordinator
Jon Ann Cruver  

Marketing/Outreach Coordinator
Judy Parsons

Administrative Assistant

Marilyn Yeider

Hours of Operation:

M - F: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
More information

Holiday Closures 2017:

President’s Day - Feb 20 
Memorial Day - May 29
Independence Day - July 4
Labor Day - Sept. 4
Veteran’s Day - Nov. 10
Christmas Eve - Dec. 22
Christmas Day - Dec. 25

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Classes and Services

Classes And Services

Check out the many activities, classes and services available at the Shoreline/LFP Senior Center. Ask the friendly faces at the Reception Desk how to join the Center, benefits include discounts and our program guide mailed to your home.

We are a Community Partner with Sound Generations. For more information you may contact them at (206) 448-3110 or visit www.soundgenerations.org.

Activities and Classes

Activities and Classes

Exercise
Classes available at every skill level.

Dancing
A number of dance classes are offered.

Arts and Crafts
Get back in touch with your creative self.

Education and Languages
Keep up to date with a variety of classes including different languages. 

Games and Cards
Learn a new game or play old favorites in a friendly setting.

Counseling and Support

Counseling and Support

Counseling
The Senior Center offers services for seniors and their families who are dealing with transitions and changes, health issues, grief and loss, anxiety and depression.

Support Groups
Meet others who are experiencing the same issues:

  • Diabetes
  • Life’s Transitions
  • Hearing Loss
  • Parkinson’s
  • Stroke
  • Caregiver’s Support

Food And Dining

Food And Dining

Community Dining (Lunch Program)
11:45 am
Mondays - Fridays
$5.00 suggested donation for seniors 60+, all others $10.00
Sign in each day at the Front Desk. Hot lunches served Monday through Friday.

Happy Birthday Member Lunch
11:00 am
3rd Thursdays Free lunch to current members celebrating a birthday this month. Birthday celebrants and guests plan to arrive at least by 11:00 am to pick up your meal ticket! On a First-Come-First-Serve basis; no reservations.

Meals on Wheels
Anyone who is homebound due to illness or disability or has difficulty shopping or cooking, may apply for Meals on Wheels.  To obtain an application, call Sound Generations, (206) 448-5767 or online: soundgeneration.org.  We also offer nutritional supplements such as Ensure at a discounted price.  MOW volunteers are at the Senior Center on Tuesday and Thursday Mornings; orders are taken on Tuesday morning 9:00 a.m. - noon, for a Thursday morning delivery.

Health and Wellness

Health And Wellness

Alternative Medicine Clinic from Bastyr College of Natural Medicine
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Mondays
$15
Call the Front Desk for an appointment at (206) 365-1536
You can get a Naturopathic Medicine appointment with Bastyr University held at the Senior Center. Assessments will be made by final year clinical students supervised by a licensed Naturopathic Doctor (ND).

Blood Pressure/Blood Sugar Service
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Mondays
Free
Location: Craft Room
Offered by Bastyr Medical Students, drop-in.

Dental Care
The center offers dental hygiene services through All Smiles Dental Hygiene Services. This is a fee based service with appointments open on the 3rd Thursday, every month. No medical coupons or sliding scale as rates are lower than most dentists. Appointments will be arranged through the hygienist. Please come to the Center’s Front Desk, or call 206-365-1536 to give your name and phone number so she can contact you.

Foot Care
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays
Members: $20, Non-members: $25, Adult Family Home fee: $18.00. Pay at the Front Desk.
Call for appointments: (206) 365-1536
Receive care from a CNA. Cancellations must be made at least one full day in advance to avoid being charged. Please bring a clean towel with you to your appointment.

Haircuts
Thursdays
$12.00 for members, $14 for non-members.
Location: Craft Room.
Join the many satisfied customers of Teresa Vannoy-Draper. Make appointments at Front Desk or call (206) 365-1536.

Massage Therapy
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Tuesdays
Members: $12, Non-members: $14
Call the Front Desk for appointments: (206) 365-1536
15-minute chair massage, provided by Sandi Nyitray, LMT.

Medical Equipment
See Front Desk, or call (206) 365-1536.
The Center has some items available for loan. 

SHIBA: 3rd Friday of each month, 10:00 am to noon. 
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
3rd Fridays
Call (206) 365-1536 for appointments
A trained volunteer will be available to assist consumers (age 18 and up) with information on public and private health insurance options (including Medicare) available to them within the State of Washington.

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Home Help

Minor Home Repair (MHR) :
Call (206) 448-5751.
Minor Home Repair's highly skilled Repair Technicians make minor plumbing, carpentry, and electrical repairs and install wheelchair ramps, grab bars and handrails. This service is
available to homeowners of all ages in Seattle, Shoreline and Bellevue. Income eligibility
required.  

Water Conservation Project (WCP):
For more information call (206) 448-5751.
Free water-saving toilets, including free installation, are available to Seattle homeowner who meet certain eligibility guidelines, for Shoreline residence you must receive services from SPU. Toilets are the biggest water-wasters in most homes so replacing old toilets with these great new ones will save a lot of money on utility bills. 

Jobs

55+ Job Employment Center
Call (206) 684-0500 for information.  
The Seattle Mayor's Office for Senior Citizens offers free Job Search workshops.  

Legal Services

Legal Consultation
8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
2nd Tuesday
Call the Front Desk Volunteers to schedule. Members served first.
Attorneys Karl Flaccus or an associate are available on the 2nd Tuesday of each month for free consultations.

Senior Rights Assistance 
30 minutes
FREE
Call SRA at (206) 448-5720 to schedule an appointment or for more information.
SRA Provides free legal and consumer information to older adults and their families. Highly trained volunteers support clients by helping to problem solve, providing information and resources and making appropriate referrals to other agencies within the community. Topics Covered: Estate Planning, End of Life Issues, Consumer Protection, Consumer Debt & Bankruptcy, Landlord Tenant, Homeowner Issues, Victims of Crime Assistance, Social Security, and Grandparents’ Rights In collaboration with the King County Bar Association, SRA coordinates the Elder Law Legal Clinic in Seattle and Kent. Clients can meet with an attorney for 1⁄2 hour and receive free legal advice on a variety of elder law issues. A new addition to the clinic is the creation of simple wills for clients who meet eligibility criteria. Clients can have a will created or updated. 

Veteran Services
11:00 am to 1:00 pm.
2nd Tuesday
If you have questions regarding Veteran Benefits or services, please call (206) 477-8282.  Or visit with a representative from VFW Post 3348 on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.

Utility Bill Discounts For Seniors

Seattle City Light
Eligible senior citizens or people with disabilities can receive a 50 percent reduction on their Seattle City Light and Combined Utility bills.  Call the Seattle Mayor's Office for Senior Citizens at (206) 684-0500 for application information.

Low-Income Sanitary Sewer Discount Programs

Lake Forest Park Residents: For Lake Forest Park residents, ages 62-up. Application/renewal forms available at the Senior Center, or through the City of Lake Forest Park: (206) 368-5440.

Shoreline Residents: For Shoreline residents, ages 62-up. Application through Ronald Water District: (206) 546-2494.

Tax Help

Property Tax Exemption. You may be eligible for a Property Tax Exemption for 2005 and beyond.  For complete information contact the King County. Assessor's Office at (206) 296-3920.

AARP Tax Assistance Offered
Tax assistance from AARP volunteers will be offered through the Senior Center but held at the Richmond Beach Library.  This service has been completed for the year.

Transportation

Metro Regional Bus Pass
Senior Regional Reduced Fare Permit application forms may be picked up at our Front Desk. Forms available for Metro Taxi Scrip also.

Volunteer Transportation
8:00 am - 3:00pm
Monday - Friday
Call to schedule: (206) 448-5740 by Wednesday of the week before your appointment.
Sound Generations provides rides to medical appointments for people who have no other way (such as Metro, family, friends) to get there. For more information or to schedule a ride call (206) 448-5740. 

Van Shuttle Service to the Center
9:00 am to 4:00pm.
Monday - Friday
Free
Call (206) 727-6262 to schedule a ride.
For seniors who live in Shoreline or Lake Forest Park, From your front door to our front door, we can get you to the Senior Center for lunch and activities.  If you live in NE Seattle, you may get van services to the medical facilities in the Northgate area.  All rides are free. 

Travel Information

Come by the center and check out the travel opportunities posted on our Travel Bulletin Board. Alki Tours gives the Senior Center commissions for trips booked through the center's participants. Thank you for any support you can give us.

More Services

Volunteer at the Center
From working the front desk to helping at special events, volunteering is a way to give your time and talents, extending the capacity of the Senior Center’s outreach and helping support the Center.

Volunteer in the Community
Shoreline public schools are in need of helpers throughout the school year. The Power of One Volunteer Program is for anyone interested in volunteering as a tutor, mentor or classroom helper. It’s an easy way to get involved in your local school community.  Enrollment is open throughout the school year.

Benefits of being a Power of One Volunteer: Contribute to a child’s school experience in a positive way; flexible times and schedules; School district-issued ID badge; access to training, support and other educational resources; learn something new, too! 

By volunteering in a school, you get to help make a difference in the lives of young people and stay active yourself. Many volunteers find their experience to be extremely rewarding. To learn how to get involved, email Power of One Volunteer Coordinator Karen Kessinger or call (206) 365-1169. She will help you find the right school and grade to challenge you and keep you engaged. 

Check out our website: www.powerofonevolunteers.wordpress.com.  The Power of One Senior Volunteers is a program of the Shoreline-LFP Senior Center and the Shoreline School District and supported by the Shoreline Public Schools Foundation.

The purpose of the Power of One Volunteer Program is to assist the Shoreline Schools to
achieve excellent education for all students. We believe as caring adults we can assist all students to become successful learners.

Voter Registrations

Voter registration forms are available at the Front Desk. To vote in an election, a voter must have the registration form postmarked at least 30 days before any election. If a voter has a current registration, but moved within King County, the voter may phone in an in-county address change by calling (206) 296-VOTE (296-8683).

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The Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Senior Center is a community partner site of Sound Generations
2208 Second Avenue, Suite 100, Seattle, WA, 98121-2055 | Phone: (206) 448-5757 | Fax: (206) 448-5766 | info@soundgenerations.org