Events

  • Kitchen Table Talks: Age-Friendly Discussion Group—Tuesday, May 15 (1–2 p.m.). Join the conversation about age-friendly communities! Anybody can participate; no prior experience required. You can call in or log on from the comfort of your kitchen table, sofa, or desk! The May topic is Housing. See also the AARP Age-Friendly Discussion Group Facebook page (click here) and event pageFlyer | Questions & Guidelines | Slidedeck
  • Age Friendly Seattle Coffee Hour—Thursday, May 17 (10-11 a.m.) at the Central Building (810 3rd Ave, Seattle). Special guest: Dr. Karen Fredriksen-Goldsen, Generations Aging with Pride.
  • Stress-free Aging: Planning for Health & Long-Term Care—Wednesday, May 23 (12–4 p.m.) at Renton Community Center (1715 Maple Valley Hwy, Renton). Join the Healthy Aging Partnership for lunch, learning, and resources for stress-free aging! The program includes presentations on end-of-life planning and retirement planning. Lunch is FREE; however, pre-registration is requested (click here).
  • WATAP Training on Assistive Technology Tools—Thursday, May 31 (9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.) at TAF Bethaday Community Learning Space (605 SW 108th St, Seattle). Free training on assistive technology tools and creative DIY solutions to support older adults and people with disabilities. Seating is limited; pre-registration is required. RSVPFlyer
  • Memory Sunday—Sunday, June 10, 2018 at participating churches. For information about local Memory Sunday progams and resources, contact Karen Winston, Aging and Disability Services, Seattle Human Services Department (karen.winston@seattle.gov or 206-684-0706).

  • Kitchen Table Talks: Age-Friendly Discussion Group—Tuesday, June 19 (1–2 p.m.). Join the conversation about age-friendly communities! Anybody can participate; no prior experience required. You can call in or log on from the comfort of your kitchen table, sofa, or desk! June topic: Communication & Information. More information will be posted here in the near future.
  • Kitchen Table Talks: Age-Friendly Discussion Group—Tuesday, July 17 (1–2 p.m.). Join the conversation about age-friendly communities! Anybody can participate; no prior experience required. You can call in or log on from the comfort of your kitchen table, sofa, or desk! July topic: Social Particiption. More information will be posted here in the near future.
  • Northwest Universal Design Council Forum: Special Populations Housing—Tuesday, July 24 (9:30–11:30 a.m.) in the Bertha Knight Landes Room at Seattle City Hall (600 4th Avenue, off 5th Avenue lobby). Age Friendly Seattle staffs the Northwest Universal Design Council. For more information, visit www.environmentsforall.org.
  • Kitchen Table Talks: Age-Friendly Discussion Group—Tuesday, August 21 (1–2 p.m.). Join the conversation about age-friendly communities! Anybody can participate; no prior experience required. You can call in or log on from the comfort of your kitchen table, sofa, or desk! August topic: Outdoor Spaces & Buildings. More information will be posted here in the near future.
  • Pedestrian Potluck—Tuesday, September 18 (11 a.m.–1 p.m.) at Alki Beach Bathhouse (2701 Alki Ave SW, in West Seattle). Coordinated by Age Friendly Seattle, SDOT/Vision Zero & Parks/Lifelong Recreation & Sound Steps programs, this program will feature walking programs and transportation options for people of all ages and abilities.

  • Kitchen Table Talks: Age-Friendly Discussion Group—Thursday, September 20 (1–2 p.m.). Join the conversation about age-friendly communities! Anybody can participate; no prior experience required. You can call in or log on from the comfort of your kitchen table, sofa, or desk! September topic: Respect & Social Inclusion. More information will be posted here in the near future. [Note the change in day of the week.]
  • Kitchen Table Talks: Age-Friendly Discussion Group—Tuesday, October 16 (1–2 p.m.). Join the conversation about age-friendly communities! Anybody can participate; no prior experience required. You can call in or log on from the comfort of your kitchen table, sofa, or desk! October topic: Civic Participation & Employment. More information will be posted here in the near future.
  • African American Caregiver Forum—Saturday, November 3 (10 a.m.–4 p.m.) at Southcenter Doubletree Hotel (16500 Southcenter Pkwy, Seattle). Coordinated by the Mayor’s Council on African American Elders, Age Friendly Seattle is a co-sponsor of this event.

  • Kitchen Table Talks: Age-Friendly Discussion Group—Tuesday, November 20 (1–2 p.m.). Join the conversation about age-friendly communities! Anybody can participate; no prior experience required. You can call in or log on from the comfort of your kitchen table, sofa, or desk! November topic: Community & Health Services. More information will be posted here in the near future.
  • Kitchen Table Talks: Age-Friendly Discussion Group—Tuesday, December 18 (1–2 p.m.). Join the conversation about age-friendly communities! Anybody can participate; no prior experience required. You can call in or log on from the comfort of your kitchen table, sofa, or desk! December topic: Transportation. More information will be posted here in the near future.

Age Friendly Coalition for Seattle and King County

Our community-based coalition (formerly "task force") supports implementation of the Age Friendly Seattle initiative and is available to assist suburban cities and towns in becoming age-friendly communities. The coalition and its steering committee meet on alternate months, third Fridays. Four additional committees meet on their own schedules. For agendas, meeting locations, and other information, e-mail agefriendly@seattle.gov:

  • Coalition meetings: Fridays, June15, August 17, October 19, December 21 (9–11 a.m.)
  • Steering Committee: Fridays, May 18, July 20, September 21, November 16 (9–11 a.m.)
  • Active Transportation & Outdoor Spaces Committee: Monday, March 12 (8:30–9:30 a.m.), and then every other Friday, starting on March 30 (also 8:30–9:30 a.m.).
  • Housing Committee: TBA
  • Outreach, Advocacy & Communications Committee: 3rd Fridays, starting June 15 (all 8–9 a.m. in Seattle Municipal Tower 4070)
  • Social and Civic Participation Committee: Meetings alternate between the fourth Fridays (1.5 hours in length, at various community locations) and third Fridays (11 a.m.–12 p.m., following the full task force meeting at the Seattle Municipal Tower). Dates are May 25, June 15, July 27, August 17, September 28, October 19, November 23, and December 21.

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For Lifelong Recreation events, see their current catalog.

For additional events, you can also visit the Citywide Event Calendar and individual department calendars.