A Season of Celebrations

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We had a busy and festive end of year at SPSC – here is what we did and how we celebrated: Hispanic Independence Celebration – Throughout Latin American countries, the month of September is a celebration of independence. At SPSC, … Read More

Rainbow Disrupt Con

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We had the wonderful opportunity to attend the first ever Rainbow Disrupt Con on Monday October 2nd. Many thanks to one of our own Seniors who heard about this and shared it with the leadership team of SPSC. This event … Read More

Partnering Over Coffee

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SPSC recently had the opportunity (twice!) to partner with the City of Seattle’s Civic Coffee as we hosted two important presentations for our Senior community. For several years, Age Friendly Seattle has hosted monthly Civic Coffee events in partnership with … Read More

Working in Partnership with HealthPoint

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Many older Americans do not have dental insurance because they lost their benefits after retirement, and the federal Medicare program (Medicare Part A or Medicare Part B) does not cover routine dental care. As people age, it takes more maintenance … Read More

Senior Spotlight: Meet Evelyn

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Where are you from and what brought you to Seattle? Evelyn is originally from Puerto Rico. From Puerto Rico she moved to the East Coast of the US before eventually settling in Seattle in 2022. She moved to be closer … Read More

Loteria and Bingo!

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Did you know that we play Loteria as well as Bingo every other Wednesday evening? The traditional lotería has its roots in 15th century Italy, where it traveled to Spain and then was brought to Mexico around 1769. Initially played … Read More

Celebrating Hispanic Independence

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A night full of color and culture! Recently, SPSC celebrated Hispanic Independence with our Seniors and it was a party!! Our Latinx Seniors put on a show and tell to share music, dance, poems, artifacts, and more from their own … Read More

Northwest Railway Museum Field Trip

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All aboard! For SPSC’s final field trip of the season, we went to the Northwest Railway Museum in Snoqualmie; this time our Operations Manager, Corey, wanted to tag along to join 10 of our Seniors. We were fortunate to have … Read More

Bingo y Lotería!

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Every other Wednesday we are here playing Bingo y Lotería! Our group continues to grow and it’s always a night filled with laughter and excitement. Rumor has it that our prizes will be getting an upgrade Let us know if … Read More

Practicing Emergency Safety Evacuations

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During the month of August, our seniors participated in a series of evacuation drills. This was inspired by the emergency preparedness training that King County provided in the wake of the COVID pandemic. During the peak times of dining and … Read More

New Partnership at SPSC

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South Park Senior Citizens has received a new funding award from King County Parks. The Healthy Communities Targeted Equity Grant Program helps to increase access for BIPOC, low-income, and immigrant seniors to physical activity through free exercise and dance in … Read More

MoPop Field Trip

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By Charles Bontémps Our latest Senior Adventure took us to the Museum of Pop Culture, better known as MoPop! We packed the van full with 12 Seniors and three of our staff (including myself, the chauffeur) and headed up to … Read More

Celebrating Fiji

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Last week took us to Fiji as we had a very special cultural celebration of Fijian/Fiji-Indian food and Bollywood dancing. We all had a wonderful time!

A Farewell to Larry

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By Corey Poonacha We would like to honor our volunteer Larry Murphy for over one year of service with SPSC! Larry recently retired before moving to South Park to be closer to his daughter and granddaughter. As someone who is … Read More

SPSC Welcomes Our Fellow HAAPI Hub Seniors!

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by Katherine Jordan SPSC is part of the Hub for Asian American Pacific Islanders (the HAAPI Hub), which includes our partners ACRS (Asian Counseling and Referral Service), CISC (Chinese Information Service Center), and IDIC (Filipino Senior and Family Services). The … Read More

Senior Spotlight: Meet Jackie

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Where are you from and what brought you to Seattle? Jackie was born in Saint Cloud, Minnesota where her family had a farm. The farm grew and raised all kinds of things and she remembers her childhood years on the … Read More

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