The Northwest Senior Travel Club features opportunities to take International and North American tours with small groups of Northwesterners

July 2, 2024 at 3:37 p.m.

All-Star Game in the Kingdome — July 17, 1979

In 1979 I was 11 years old; Todd Warren, my best friend was a year younger. We were both avid baseball fans

Capitol Tour and Other Fun in Olympia

Let’s tour our State Capitol today,” Linda suggested out of the clear blue.

For older renters, Western WA’s housing boom can sow insecurity

After three forced moves, with a fourth on the horizon, the threat of homelessness looms for one couple amid a daunting housing market

Pierce County Seed Libraries

A seed library allows a community member to borrow seeds, grow them and harvest new seeds from mature plants to return to a participating library


Washington State Joins Age-Friendly and Dementia-Friendly Networks

"We congratulate Washington as it becomes the twelfth state in the nation to enroll in the AARP Network of Age-Friendly State and Communities"


D-Day 80th Anniversary

On the beach at St. Laurent-sur-mer in the Normandy region of France, a metal monument protrudes from the sands

Seattle SuperSonics: Playing to Win

On June 1, 1979, the Seattle SuperSonics beat the Washington Bullets 97-93 to capture their first (and only) NBA championship

Jim Ellis: A Will to Serve

Jim Ellis has been described as one of Washington's most visionary and successful leaders


New Trolls to See in the Northwest: A personal reflection

I will personally show off the Bainbridge Island troll to my YMCA pickleball group

Get a Colorful Bird’s Eye View of Seattle on a Scenic Flight Tour

A seaplane flight is the quintessential Pacific Northwest experience

South King County Now Offers 911, 988 & 211 Under One Roof

A first-of-its-kind service that brings social services and mental health together to support 911


Rescues and Reunions: The Mount St. Helens Eruption

Forty-four years ago, on the morning of May 18th, 1980, the world watched as Mount St. Helens erupted with terrifying force

Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program

From June 1 through October 31, the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program provides benefits to lower-income older adults to purchase locally grown produce

AARP Seeks Nominees for Exceptional Volunteer Award

The award honors 50+ Washingtonians who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members