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Thursday, October 26, 2017 11:47 AM

In addition to the “feel goods” for parents, there’s evidence that seniors benefit by being surrounded by young people. By spending time with people of differing ages and abilities, children are beneficiaries as well.

  • Bayview resident makes his own way
    David Wesley’s passion for designing solutions didn’t stop when he moved to the Bayview senior living community in Queen Anne with his wife, but now the retired Boeing employee's focus is on improving mobility from the ground rather than the sky.
    “That wasn’t exactly the Wright Brothers’ direction,” he said. “They went from bicycles to airplanes.”
  • Bayview Musicale
    The first Bayview Musicale took place in the senior living community’s Albertson Hall back in October, and included live music, singing and a musical sketch. Resident musician Bill Clarke and company are working on a holiday show to take place on Dec. 1.
  • Bayview Holiday Bazaar to gift funds to Medic One
    Program committee chair Mary Body came up with the idea for a holiday bazaar, and residents quickly took ownership, Smith said. The event committee even kept it going while Bayview underwent a long $57 million renovation and reinvestment project. This year’s Bayview Holiday Bazaar takes place 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at the senior living community, 11 W. Aloha St.
  • New Queen Anne Manor director focusing on visibility, quality of care
    With a $4 million modernization project out of the way, new Queen Anne Manor executive director Landon Hale said he’s focused on maintaining high-quality clinical care and increasing the senior living community’s visibility in the neighborhood.
  • Bayview Brew taps a pilsner
    Residents of the Bayview retirement community hopped to work Saturday on their latest beer-brewing project.
  • Bayview resident goes skydiving to set record at 103
    Kathryn Hodges was joined by two of her sons and a granddaughter during a tandem skydive in Snohomish on Aug. 15, the 103-year-old Bayview resident attempting to set a record as the oldest woman and person to do so.
  • Fans come out for Rain-gutter Regatta

    Bayview residents raced their aluminum-can boats down water-filled gutters during the second annual Rain-gutter Regatta on Wednesday, July 31. Sixteen retirees raced their boats, propelled by handheld fans, at speeds of approximately 3-5 mph, in the single-elimination tournament. 

  • Cartons for Bayview Boat Crew
    The Bayview Boat Crew is making a second outing for the Lucerne Seafair Milk Carton Derby, where crews create boats using milk cartons, and then race them across Green Lake. Bayview was the first retirement community to compete in the derby.
  • Bayview CEO still feels like new kid on the block
    Bayview looked nationwide for a new chief executive officer to lead the Queen Anne senior living community, but the candidate that rose to the top ended up being a familiar face.
  • Aegis on Galer intern helps residents make beautiful music
    Aegis Living on Galer music therapist Kaylee Tilton needed her first intern to be successful. By the time it was over, Seattle Pacific University graduate Joe Kauffman was offered full-time employment and several senior residents were officially recording artists.
  • Bayview retirement community earns honorable mention for innovation
    The Bayview retirement community in Lower Queen Anne has received an honorable mention for Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging’s Promising Practices award.
  • WWII veteran receives Legion of Honor
    World War II veteran and Queen Anne resident Duane Hyde was the guest of honor last month at the French Consulate in San Francisco, where Consul General Emmanuel Lebrun-Damiens presented the 95-year-old veteran with the Legion of Honor Medal, the highest order of merit in France for outstanding achievements in military or civilian life.
  • Queen Anne Manor opens to community
    While the historic Queen Anne Manor has been completely modernized, a grand reopening offered vintage flair for those who dropped in to tour the retirement community.
  • Coffee and Conversation with Age Friendly Seattle
    The City of Seattle’s Age Friendly Seattle team is putting its 2018-21 action plan that helps people grow up and grow old in Seattle in motion.
  • The value of prescription drug benefits for Medicare enrollees
    It’s important to know that Original Medicare provides very little prescription drug coverage.
  • Senior Resource Fair set for Sept. 19 at St. Paul's
    Event is designed to bring as many service providers together under one roof for an afternoon for local seniors
  • 'Medicare Made Clear' at library branches in September
    Jean Cormier of Cormier Insurance Company will give an overview of the different parts of Medicare
  • HISTORY IN PERSPECTIVE | Our sweet Queen Anne cottages
    In the end, calling these miraculously preserved buildings cheap may not be an insult.
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