Senior center upcoming events

Mammogram van

Assured Imaging will be at Orcas Senior Center again this year with their Mammogram Van on Sept. 19, 20, and 21. Although one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer, nearly all breast cancer is treated successfully if detected early. Assured Imaging offers a relaxed atmosphere with a friendly, professional, all-female clinical staff.

All major insurance is accepted, and no referral is necessary. To schedule an appointment, contact Assured Imaging directly at 888-233-6121 or go to orcasseniors.org for online scheduling.

Island Hearing Healthcare

Stacie Nordrum, Au.D., CCC-A, of Island Hearing Healthcare will be offering hearing appointments at Orcas Senior Center on Thursday, Aug. 25 and Thursday, Sept. 29. Services available include hearing tests, consultations, hearing aid programming, and other hearing aid services. Consultation, cleaning, and checks of hearing aids will be offered free of charge. To schedule an appointment and other questions, please contact Stacie directly at (360) 378-2330 or islandhearing@gmail.com. To learn more about Island Hearing Healthcare, go to islandhearing.net.

Kathy’s Ukulele

Join the Kanikipila, Hawaiian for “play music,” led by Kathy Collister, Fridays, 10:30-12:30pm at Orcas Senior Center. The first half hour will be a lesson or two and then everyone will have the opportunity to play. A rock and roller at heart, Kathy has been playing for a decade and she would love to introduce you to the joys of making your own music. Adults of all ages with all levels of ukulele expertise are welcome, but as per Kathy’s request, please be prepared to show your vaccination card at your first session. Masks and distancing are required at OSC. Adults of all ages welcome. For inquiries, please contact Kathy at kcollister15@gmail.com.

Virtual yoga

Chair Yoga is offered virtually on Wednesdays, 10:45-11:30 a.m. and Slow Yoga is offered virtually Wednesdays and Fridays, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

An Orcas resident for over 30 years, Susie Frank has been practicing yoga since 2009 and received her yoga teacher training from 8 Limbs Yoga in Seattle in 2016. Susie suggests a $10 donation per class, but nobody will be turned away for lack of funds. Contact Susie directly for participation and payment inquiries at 360-298-4484 or sissooz@yahoo.com.