Topic: Island Senior

Island Senior: Bringing In The New Year With Katerina Wen on YouTube

Written on December 31, 2021 at 4:56 pm, by

Island Senior is a reg­u­lar col­umn on the San Juan Update writ­ten by Peg­gy Sue McRae… If you are any­thing like me being snowed in dur­ing a pan­dem­ic over the hol­i­days involved plen­ty of Christ­mas movies, whole sea­son binges, plus more than the usu­al baked goods, sweets, and fes­tive bev­er­ages. Also, if you are like me,  Con­tin­ue Reading

Island Senior: Self-Care for the Holidays

Written on December 16, 2021 at 8:43 am, by

“Island Senior” is a reg­u­lar col­umn on the San Juan Update writ­ten by Peg­gy Sue McRae… Here come the hol­i­days! It’s a time to con­nect with the peo­ple that we love. It’s whirl of sparkling activ­i­ties and time-hon­ored tra­di­tions that can bring with it the stress of keep­ing up with our social cal­en­dars. Plus Covid. This  Con­tin­ue Reading

Island Senior: Healthy Holidays and the COVID-19 Variant Omicron

Written on December 1, 2021 at 5:50 am, by

“Island Senior” is a reg­u­lar col­umn on the San Juan Update writ­ten by Peg­gy Sue McRae… Cel­e­brat­ing Thanks­giv­ing with friends, all of us dou­ble vaxed and boost­ered, we enjoyed a relax­ing evening with­out wear­ing masks. In spite of win­ter spikes in local num­bers of COVID cas­es it was begin­ning to look like we might be approach­ing  Con­tin­ue Reading

Island Senior: Mullis Center Election Results

Written on November 16, 2021 at 5:38 pm, by

“Island Senior” is a reg­u­lar col­umn on the San Juan Update writ­ten by Peg­gy Sue McRae… This year’s elec­tion of can­di­dates for the Mullis Center’s Oper­a­tions Com­mit­tee has been unprece­dent­ed in many ways. To fill every seat more peo­ple ran for posi­tions than ever before. With over 900 bal­lots com­ing in more peo­ple vot­ed for the  Con­tin­ue Reading

Island Senior: Mullis Center Vote Nov 8 — 11

Written on November 1, 2021 at 5:45 am, by

Final­ly, it is time to vote! The Mullis Cen­ter needs your vote Novem­ber 8 – 11. If you are a senior, 60 years old or old­er, or dis­abled, and live in San Juan Dis­trict includ­ing San Juan, Hen­ry, Brown, Spieden, Stu­art, Johns, Pearl, and Flat Top islands, you are eli­gi­ble to vote. You DO NOT have  Con­tin­ue Reading

Island Senior: The Mullis Center, A Family Legacy and Gift to Island Seniors

Written on October 16, 2021 at 5:57 am, by

On the out­side of the Mullis Cen­ter build­ing there is a Plaque that reads, This land is a gift to the seniors of San Juan Island to hon­or the mem­o­ry of our grand­par­ents, George and Emma Mullis and our par­ents Frank and Belle Mullis. From Ina Mullis Gustin, James and Flo­rence Mullis Lang, Wal­lace and  Con­tin­ue Reading

Island Senior: It’s Time to Vote!

Written on October 1, 2021 at 5:46 am, by

If you are a res­i­dent of San Juan Dis­trict, includ­ing San Juan Island, Hen­ry, Brown, Spieden, Stu­art, Johns, Pearl, or Flat Top Islands, and if you are 60 years old or old­er, or if you have a dis­abil­i­ty… you are eli­gi­ble to vote in the upcom­ing elec­tion of the Mullis Center’s Oper­a­tions Com­mit­tee. Although your  Con­tin­ue Reading

Island Senior: Taking Care of Caregivers

Written on September 17, 2021 at 2:38 pm, by

Car­ing for our loved ones when the need aris­es is a chal­lenge in the best of times. Dur­ing a pan­dem­ic the chal­lenges only increase. Care­givers face increased iso­la­tion while also fac­ing the increas­ing chal­lenge of keep their charge safe. Start­ing on Sep­tem­ber 30, Gail Les­­chine-Seitz, Aging and Fam­i­ly Case Coor­di­na­tor, and Deb­bie Haa­gensen, Senior Ser­vices  Con­tin­ue Reading