Stories tagged: senior living
UPDATED: Mon., July 3, 2017, 10:34 a.m.
Senior living community expanding
Evergreen Fountains, a Spokane Valley senior living community, is expanding its facility by adding a three-story residential building and 12 cottage homes.
Mon., Sept. 5, 2016
Volunteers needed for the Eastern Washington Long Term Care Ombudsman Program
More than 100 volunteers are needed as advocates in the Eastern Washington Long Term Care Ombudsman Program, and training starts Sept. 15.
Wed., April 6, 2016, 8:20 p.m.
Retired NASA scientist’s invention helped put men on the moon
Retired NASA scientist James R. Scoggins played a key role in the U.S. space program that landed men on the moon.
Wed., Dec. 9, 2015
Seniors turn plastic bags into sleeping mats for homeless
A group of active seniors at the Vintage Apartments in North Spokane is turning plastic grocery bags into sleeping mats for the homeless.
Thu., Dec. 6, 2012
Senior center celebrates Christmas creatively
Many of the residents at Lilac Plaza Retirement Center can no longer just jump in a car and drive around looking at holiday lights. Instead, residents decorate the different floors …
Wed., May 16, 2012
Spokane seniors shine at Bring Your Talent competition
Gunnar Wold strapped on his accordion in front of a room full of people at Spokane’s Parkway Village senior community Wednesday. He started playing, but then paused.
Thu., April 26, 2012
Spokane seniors tired of lack of heat
Some low-income seniors at the St. Andrew’s Court apartment complex feel they’ve been left in the cold. The boiler-fired heating system in one of three buildings there broke down on …
Fri., Aug. 13, 2010
Woman knocked to ground when man jumps out of her closet
An 80-year-old woman living on the 10th floor of a senior living complex in downtown Spokane was knocked to the floor of her apartment Thursday by a man who was …