Sammamish Seniors is a community for all adults 50+ in Sammamish, Washington to gather online or in a physical location to enhance their overall health by utilizing our resources, taking classes, and through friendships.
We come together through community walks or hikes, visit after caring for a loved one, meet for lively book and movie discussions, educational and community speakers, cognitive skills games, virtual cooking/nutrition classes and simply chatting over a cup of coffee. These are a few of the many possibilities that help them maintain optimal health, making Sammamish a healthier city.
Inside & Outside
to Learn & Teach
Listen & Discuss
for Personal Growth
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Our VISION is to provide a community gathering place where older adults are empowered to choose and develop more joyful, healthy, and meaningful lives. To achieve our vision, our MISSION is to promote relationships and activities that enhance the well-being of older adults so they feel as important to their community as younger generations. Imagine ways to find inspiration from older Sammamish adults in the future:
- Competing in the Senior Olympics
- Winning national bridge tournaments
- Celebrating a “Walk for the Cure” team of seniors
- Volunteering as reading mentors in elementary schools across the city
- Representing their age cohort at a Farmer’s Market booth
- Helping middle and high school students develop STEM strengths
- Serving on advisory councils to enhance current
We want to welcome you to our community, where enhancing your overall health is a priority. Inside each newsletter, you’ll find important community announcements, crossword puzzles and other games to give your brain a workout, and information on upcoming events. Don’t miss out – sign up today!
A healthy older population in Sammamish will benefit from intentional activities because Sammamish Seniors will help address their emotional, social, physical and intellectual needs. These needs are pressing, now more than ever.
The pandemic has taken its toll on every age cohort, with older adults being especially isolated without school or workplace contacts. Loneliness is acute among seniors of all ages. Every area adjacent to or near Sammamish has a Senior Center. As one of the highest income areas in Washington State, it is possible for Sammamish to have a permanent place where its older adults can gather in a safe and healthy environment and it’s needed! Data shows the need for a permanent gathering place in Sammamish for older adults. Resource: 2018 Sammamish Needs Assessment report.