Topic: Island Senior

Island Senior: The Benefits of Becoming a Senior Citizen

Written on March 16, 2017 at 5:56 am, by

Hav­ing just cel­e­brat­ed my six­­ty-fifth birth­day I am now a bone­fide senior cit­i­zen. Some may set a low­er bar, but at six­­ty-five there is no deny­ing it. I have offi­cial­ly attained elder sta­tus. Before bemoan­ing get­ting old­er in our “youth cul­ture” let me say, there are indeed some ben­e­fits to reach­ing this bench­mark. For one  Con­tin­ue Reading

The Mullis Center: San Juan Island Seniors Tradition of Volunteering

Written on September 19, 2016 at 5:51 am, by

Some of you may remem­ber when island seniors used to gath­er at the old Grey Top Inn at the fair­grounds. With an active base of vol­un­teer labor and local fundrais­ing efforts, island seniors refur­bished the old Home Eco­nom­ics build­ing into what for a num­ber of years pro­vid­ed a home for senior ser­vices and senior activ­i­ties.  Con­tin­ue Reading