S.O.A.R (Shared Outdoor Adventures for Resilience)

Lincoln Park's troll! - Parkways, West Seattle 

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  Thursday, July 18, 2024   10:00am - 2:00pm ( 4 hrs )

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With the S.O.A.R. (Shared Outdoor Adventures for Resilience) Program, reinforce your strengths and connect with others through monthly small group hikes and other outdoor adventures in the Seattle area. This program is for people diagnosed with Alzheimer's or another dementia before age 65, alongside a family member or friend. Hikes are up to 3 miles, easy to moderate, and within 1 hour drive of Seattle. Optional van transportation available from Jefferson Community Center on Seattle's Beacon Hill, 3801 Beacon Ave S; participants can also meet at the trailhead. Space is limited and advance registration is required. A free program. The current season runs from July 2024 - June 2025. See program overview, hike schedule, and registration links below. Questions: Contact Marigrace Becker, mbecker1@uw.edu. 206-543-2440. 

A program of the UW Memory & Brain Wellness Center, with hikes led by a Lifelong Recreation Specialist from Seattle Parks and Recreation. View program orientation PowerPoint here

Thurs 7/18/24: Lincoln Park's troll! - Parkways, West Seattle 

10 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. with van ride from Seattle's Jefferson Community Center, or meet at hike location at 10:30 a.m.

Using a troll map, we’ll roam 2 miles through Lincoln Park’s trails in search of this whimsical creature. Walk includes hills, and mostly dirt and gravel surfaces. We will park at the main Lincoln Park parking lot on Fauntleroy Way Southwest and hike down to the beach, through the dirt and gravel forest trails.

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  • S.O.A.R (Shared Outdoor Adventures for Resilience)

      Thursday, July 18, 2024 at 10:00am

      Join others with younger-onset Alzheimer's to reinforce your strengths through monthly small group hikes and other outdoor adventures in the Seattle area. July location: Lincoln Park's troll! - Parkways (seattle.gov), West Seattle 

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      Thursday, August 29, 2024 at 10:00am

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