News & Announcements

  • Honoring death and celebrating life: Día de los Muertos—a long-held PNA tradition—returns Nov. 5

    Honoring death and celebrating life: Día de los Muertos—a long-held PNA tradition—returns Nov. 5

    Our Día de los Muertos Celebration returns to the Phinney Center this Sat, Nov. 5 from 11 am to 3 pm. Día de los Muertos is traditionally observed on Nov. 1 and 2 when the souls of the dead may return to visit their living loved ones who in turn welcome them with food, drink, and mementos. At the PNA, this celebration goes back more than two decades. Learn more about the celebration on our blog!...

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  • Power of Community celebrates and supports the Greenwood Senior Center

    Power of Community celebrates and supports the Greenwood Senior Center

    Our annual Power of Community fundraiser celebrates and supports all of our senior programs. The campaign this year has been a big success thanks to many amazing supporters! We set out to raise $60,000 and we hit our goal during the Power of Community reception on Oct. 20. See great photos from the celebration, learn about our new match opportunity, and support the Power of Community today!...

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  • Nourishing the community: local food banks tackle rising needs

    Nourishing the community: local food banks tackle rising needs

    Stress on our neighbors in need is growing. Food banks in Northwest Seattle are innovating to serve the community amidst rising inflation, supply chain problems, and increased need. Learn how Ballard Food Bank, FamilyWorks, the Phinney Ridge Lutheran Church, North Helpline, and The Giving Room are meeting the moment and support their work today! ...

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  • Remembering those who gave us life: A conversation with Raúl Sánchez

    Remembering those who gave us life: A conversation with Raúl Sánchez

    Our Día de los Muertos Celebration invites the community to honor the dead and commemorate their lives on Sat, Nov. 5. The most important part of this traditional Mexican celebration is the dedication of the ofrenda, an altar of offerings to the deceased. Poet and teacher Raúl Sánchez has created our ofrenda and led the dedication for more than a decade. "This year the overall theme will be around LIFE and Remembrance.”...

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  • The Power of Community: PNA Village Reimagines Aging

    The Power of Community: PNA Village Reimagines Aging

    Anyone who’s involved with PNA Village can tell you it’s a special program. With the goal of empowering people to remain in their homes while staying active and engaged as they age, the Village reimagines aging by offering elders opportunities for social engagement and help from their local neighbors. Learn more about the PNA Village in this new guest blog and donate to our Power of Community senior programs fundraiser today!...

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  • Business Spotlight: Seattle Strength & Performance

    Business Spotlight: Seattle Strength & Performance

    After becoming a new father, Chris Travis decided to prioritize his health and well-being by joining Seattle Strength & Performance in South Lake Union. “That experience for me was so powerful and life transforming in terms of both the strength and fitness I built alongside the community of individuals that became a part of my life.” Learn how Chris's fitness journey led him to owning our local Seattle Strength & Performance in this new spotlight blog....

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  • GSC Memory Loss Program creates vital connections. “We have found community”

    GSC Memory Loss Program creates vital connections. “We have found community”

    Our award-winning Memory Loss Program offers support for Early Stage Memory Loss, opportunities to socialize safely for people living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, and cultural and social events tailored to the needs of those living with memory loss. The support groups, events, and activities that we offer create connections and show the Power of Community. Meet a couple who has found vital support through our Memory Loss Program and support this essential program today....

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  • The show goes on! Local theaters stage a comeback

    The show goes on! Local theaters stage a comeback

    Ready to take a break from Netflix and Hulu? Woodland Park Players, Taproot Theatre, and Dacha Theatre are just a few of the many community theaters back to delighting audiences in-person. From comedy to musicals, these theater houses have something for everyone to feel both transported to another world and connected to the community....

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  • Happier at the PNA Hot Meal Program

    Happier at the PNA Hot Meal Program

    The PNA Hot Meal Program offers free, delicious meals to anyone who needs them. It has also grown to offer other vital services, including a free medical clinic and free hygiene and first aid supplies. Catch up with our Hot Meal Program and learn how you can help neighbors in need on our blog....

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  • Greenwood Senior Center programs engage, entertain, and build community

    Greenwood Senior Center programs engage, entertain, and build community

    Community members eagerly look forward to our robust program of events, lectures, and classes at the Greenwood Senior Center. Our programming brings neighbors together to create connections and strengthens the Power of Community. A question we often hear is, “how do we come up with our diverse suite of programs?" Our secret sauce is our incredible Program Manager Ariel Burnett! Check out our new interview with Ariel to learn how she organizes and coordinates our programs, and support our Power of Community fundraiser to help us continue her vital work for older adults....

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