Due to unforeseen issues at the printers office and their equipment,
our printed newsletter is a bit delayed. The Classes page has all March activities listed, we hope you will check it out in the meantime. Here are two files for you to review with our activities registration windows easily listed.


King County Tax Relief Information

Deferrals

You may qualify for a deferral of your property tax liability if:

  • You are 60 or older, or retired because of physical disability.
  • You own the home in which you live and occupy it at least nine months a year.
  • Your household income for 2023 was $88,998 or less.
  • You meet equity requirements.

Deferrals and interest become a lien on your property until you repay the total amount.

Exemptions

Income limit (based on 2023 earnings)
  • Your annual income must be under $84,000, including Social Security and other sources
Age and/or disability (at least one)
  • At least age 62 the first year you apply
  • Disabled or a veteran with a service-connected evaluation of at least 80% total disability rating
Ownership and occupancy
  • You own the residence as of December 31 of the prior year of the property tax year
  • You occupy the residence for at least 6 months each year (for tax years 2022 and 2021)
  • You occupy the residence for at least 9 months each year (for tax year 2020)

If you qualify, the exemption continues as long as you are eligible. You’ll need to notify the Assessor’s Office if there’s any change to your status or income. More information is at 206-296-3920.

If you don’t receive SSI benefits, you need to complete a Proof of Disability Form (125 KB PDF download).

Here is a helpful   link: https://senior-exemption.kingcounty.gov/intro



2024 Free Tax Sites – Language Support

El Centro de la Raza: 

  • Spanish (all shifts)

Hopelink Bellevue:

  • All days: Spanish
  • Tuesdays: Russian, Hindi, Telugu, Bangla
  • Saturdays:
  • 9-12PM Tamil
  • 12-4PM Russian, Hindi, Vietnamese
  • Sundays:
  • 10-1AM Mandarin, Japanese, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil.
  • 1-4PM Mandarin, Korean, Japanese.
  • 12-4PM: Russian 
    Limited support (intake volunteer)
  • 9-12PM: Mandarin; Tagalog and 3 other unspecified Filipino languages
  • 12-4PM: Urdu

Hopelink Shoreline:

  • Mondays:
  • Spanish
  • Saturdays:
  • Indonesian
  • Russian
  • Japanese
  • Sundays:
  • Thai
  • Shona, Ndebele, Zulu
  • Swahili
  • Tamil, Hindi
  • Tagalog
  • Mandarin

Seattle Public Library (downtown)

  • Tuesdays:
  • Spanish
  • Wednesdays:
  • Mandarin
  • French

Southcenter Mall:

  • Thursdays:
  • Spanish all day
  •  Punjabi 3-7PM
  •  Russian 3-7PM
  •  Mandarin 3-7PM

 South Park Library:

  • Spanish (all shifts)

Additional information:

Asistencia gratuita para la preparación de impuestos 2024(Soporte en idioma español)

Hopelink Shoreline
17837 Aurora Ave N
Shoreline, WA 98133
206-440-7300

En Persona con interpretación en varios idiomas
Lunes: 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Por teléfono con servicio de interpretación:
Martes: 5:00pm-8:00pm
Sábado: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Domingo: 10:00am – 4:00pm

Seattle Biblioteca Central
1000 Fourth Ave
Seattle, WA 98104
206-386-4636
Martes y jueves: 12:30pm – 6:30pm

South Park Library
8604 8th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98108
206-615-1688
Jueves: 5:00pm – 7:30pm
Sábados: 11:00am – 5:00pm

El Centro de la Raza
2524 16th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98144
206-957-4634
Lunes y Martes: 5:00pm – 9:00pm
Domingo: 10:00am – 4:00pm

Hopelink Bellevue
14812 Main Street
Bellevue, WA 98007
425-943-7555
Martes y Miércoles: 5:00pm – 9:00pm
Sábados: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Domingo: 10:00am – 4:00pm



Volunteers Needed (Click HERE!)


⬇️Get four free at-⁠home COVID-⁠19 tests this winter on⬇️
Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order an additional 4 free at-⁠home tests beginning November 20. If you did not order tests this fall, you may place two orders for a total of 8 tests.  See link below.
https://www.covid.gov/tests


Our Mission

We support people on their aging journey through community connections and accessible services.

Our Vision

We envision a just society where aging adults and those who care about them can live their best lives.

Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Senior Center offers a variety of activities that welcome diverse group of adults age 50+ to participate in recreational, social, health, educational, and nutritional services. Our staff, volunteers, instructors and facilitators strive to foster a fun, relaxed atmosphere where lasting friendships form and memories are created.

We offer a variety of programs per week and continue to add new ones each quarter. We have plenty of parking and our facility is 100% ADA accessible. Welcome to the Center!


2024 Membership Starts NOW!
JOIN TODAY!


CLICK HERE to become a new member or renew your membership.


Thank You to our Sponsors. Please visit our Sponsors and take advantage of their services to thank them for supporting our mission.










  • Letter from the Staff
    January/February 2024 Staff Message, We would like to start with a heartfelt thank you to all that donated during October, November and December 2023, as we were able to raise $11,000 in Independent Donations.  Your donations will assist in our payment of rental, utilities, equipment repairs (kitchen), pesticide control, custodial services, telephone/internet services, bathroom/kitchen products,… Read more: Letter from the Staff

Click HERE to view the January-February Newsletter!


Activities

We offer a variety of Classes and Groups here at the center and a few online (ZOOM) fitness classes.
Some of our Fitness Classes include Yoga, TaiChi & Clogging other than regular exercises. CLICK HERE to go to Classes section under “Activities” tab.
Our Lifelong Learning groups include The Art Club, Basic Knitting, Driftwood Sculpture or Pinochle just to mention a few. CLICK HERE to go to Clubs & Groups section under “Activities” tab.

 


Medical Services

FOOTCARE:
Love your feet? Foot care provider Echo Aumick is now at the senior center to provide in-person foot care. Echo skillfully clips nails, files callouses, and works to shape up your feet.
Members – $22; Non-members – $35; Adult Family Home – $20
Call the Center at 206-365-1536 to provide your name & phone number and Echo will contact you with an appointment date and time.

BASTYR NATUROPATHIC MEDICINE:
Bastyr’s senior level students are back with full services every Tuesday AM. New Supervising Doctor Kris Somol, ND.
Cost: Members $15 per visit, Non-members $20 per visit, due at the time of scheduling your appointment.
Call the Center at 206-365-1536 to make an appointment.
FREE Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar checks; Tuesday from 10 am – 11:40 am.
FREE DISPENSARY pick-up: Ask during your appointment.

Acupunture
Acupuncture appointments are available the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month. Group sessions. Provider Andee Booth will provide group acupuncture (4 individuals per hour). Call the reception desk at 206-365-1536 to make an appointment.
Cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance to qualify for refund!
Day: 1st and 3rd Mondays
Time: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Cost: Members $15 per visit, Non-members $20 per visit (Payment due at the time of scheduling)