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Nikkei Horizons

Continuing Education • Fall 2016 • 秋学期

CLASS SCHEDULE STAY HEALTHY, LEARN SOMETHING NEW, AND MAKE FRIENDS WITH NIKKEI HORIZONS!

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How do I register? Complete & mail registration form or bring to Nikkei Horizons with payment (check, credit card, or cash), register over the phone at (206) 726-6469, or register online at: www.keironorthwest.org. オンライン登録受付中!www.keironorthwest.org からオンライン登録ページへリンク。健康的で活気ある生活 を応援するクラスや特別企画の旅行など、世代を超えて楽し める教育プログラム。日本語クラスは、 「NIHONGO」と入力し て検索して下さい。

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RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP AND SAVE! A $30 Nikkei Horizons annual membership (valid from September 2016 through August 2017) entitles you to access FREE community-sponsored classes / workshops and most importantly discounts on most activities.

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QUESTIONS? Call (206) 726-6469 or e-mail NHinfo@keironw.org or read the IMPORTANT INFORMATION section. Our website is www. keironorthwest.org. 日本語でお気軽にお問い合わせください。

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ADVENTURES Itineraries for all adventures are subject to change. Most adventures include walking and stairs. If you use a walker or a wheelchair or have any concerns, please consult Nikkei Horizons before registering.

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TOUR ORIENTATION — DISCOVER IRELAND AND MORE!

Day 7: Killarney – Visit Killarney National Park for a boat ride across a chain of lakes. Discover Irish countryside and picnic lunch followed by a horse/buggy ride down the Gap of Dunloe. Day 8: Killarney - Enjoy a day of sightseeing along the world-renown Ring of Kerry. Visit small Irish villages and see amazing seascapes along the way Day 9: Ennis – Visit Muckross House, a famous Irish country estate, visit Dromoland Castle and its beautiful garden. Enjoy High Tea.

Join us on an unforgettable sightseeing and cultural adventure as we discover Ireland’s food, music, and culture on a tour that takes you to some of the country’s most famous castles and through some of its most magnificent countryside, as well as some of its most dramatic seascapes. You’ll visit a few of its prettiest towns and villages along the way! (11 days in early summer 2017).

Day 10: Kylemore Abbey in Connemara County – Drive to Dublin – overnight near Athlone – Travel to a more remote region of Ireland and visit Kylemore Abbey, the Monastic Home of Benedictine Order of Nuns in Ireland. Farewell dinner in Athlone. Day 11: Transfer to Dublin airport and fly to Seattle

Basic itinerary (subject to change) Day 1: Transatlantic flight to Dublin, Ireland Day 2: Arrive in Dublin – Rest and refresh for a busy day. Enjoy dinner at a local pub Day 3: Dublin – Enjoy an Irish breakfast and city tour. Visit St Patricks’ Cathedral and the Guinness factory Day 4: Belfast day trip through Irish countryside, tour Belfast – Visit the site where Titanic was built Day 5: Kilkenny – Visit Kilkenny Castle, St Canices Cathedral and dinner Day 6: Waterford, Cork, and Kinsale – Overnight in Carrigaline. Visit the legendary crystal factory and see picturesque village on the southwest coast of Ireland. b

About your guide: With twenty years of experience as an international tour escort, Philippe Thériault is dependable, knowledgeable, fun-loving and patient. Most importantly, he’s passionate about travel. His priority is to make your tour operate as smoothly as possible so that you can focus on enjoying each destination.

(206)726-6469 • 1601 E. Yesler Way, Seattle, WA 98122 • www.keironorthwest.org


Learn about upcoming tour plans for 2017 and beyond. Share your “Destination Wish List” with us! Find out about customized tours with Philippe! Philippe Thériault Saturday, October 1, 2016, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Keiro Northwest (map C) • 50 Person Limit FREE for Annual Member and Non-Annual Member

SEATTLE STREETCAR EXPERIENCE

ly opened in Issaquah, serving Hawaiian-influenced Japanese food. The group will choose the second and third restaurants from a list of options. Join just one or two outings, but please indicate on your registration form which dates you will attend. Participants pay for their own meals at the restaurants. Wednesday, September 28, October 12, and November 2 11:00 am – 2:00 pm (or TBD) SBC/PL (map A) • 22 Person Limit $20 per single outing / $55 for three outings for Annual Member $25 per single outing / $70 for three outings for NonAnnual Member (Includes transportation and expenses for driver and escort)

GEORGETOWN’S HIDDEN GEMS! EXPERIENCE FRAN’S CHOCOLATES & MORE!

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Do you want to ride on the SEATTLE STREETCAR with an expert? This activity will be led by Marie Marquart from First Transit, starting with a lecture about the Streetcar route and system, followed by the field trip. You will ride on Streetcar and travel entire route through South Lake Union, First Hill, Center City and Broadway lines. Lunch on your own in Seattle downtown area. Tuesday, September 27 • 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Keiro Northwest (map C) • 12 Person Limit $15 Annual Member • $25 Non-Annual Member (Includes transportation and expenses for escort)

LUNCH BUNCH

Eat ’n’ chat! Stay connected, make new friends, and try different restaurants around the Puget Sound area. The first stop on this series is Ohana Eastside, recent-

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Life’s short; eat dessert first at Fran’s Chocolates! Try her exquisite salted caramels or indulge in a caramel latte! Watch how your chocolates are made! Next on our tour is Georgetown Liquor Company for vegetarian lunch (on your own)! Enjoy a Reuben or French dip made with Field Roast grain meat products. Sweet tooth not satisfied? Taste Ellenos Real Greek Yogurt at their factory store. Last on our tour, see how the grain meat in your sandwich was made at the Field Roast factory tour. Wednesday, October 26 • 10:30 am – 3:00 pm SBC/PL (map A) • 14 Person Limit $30 Annual Member • $40 Non-Annual Member (Includes transportation, tour admission, and expenses for driver and escort)

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SPECIAL OFFERINGS!

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Check out our new and one-time offerings geared to improve your health, plan ahead for life transitions, maintain your independence, and improve your quality of life. The listings are in chronological order. SAT

BEGINNING KNITTING & CROCHETING WITH MARCIA

COOK VEGGIES @ HOME — TOFU FOUR WAYS

Have you always wanted to learn how to knit or crochet? This is the class for you! The instructor, Marcia Almassy, will provide yarn and knitting needles or crochet hooks for your first project (a scarf). Then, she will help you choose your next project including selection of patterns, materials, needles/hooks, etc. Tofu is a good source of protein yet low in calories, containing iron, calcium, and other minerals. Tofu has been consumed in Asian countries for over 1000 years and now is popular as a healthy food in Western countries. The instructor, Yuka Honda, will show how to make tofu at home and explain the different types of tofu (soft, medium, firm, extra firm) and how to enjoy. Cooking demo recipes will be teriyaki tofu with orange soy sauce glaze, hiyayakko (Japanese traditional chilled tofu with toppings), eggless egg salad sandwich using tofu as an egg substitute, and tofu cheesecake using tofu as a dairy substitute. Cook Veggies @ Home is taught by Yuka Honda, an advocate of healthy and active living. This class includes demonstration and sampling of dishes. Yuka Honda Saturday, September 17 • 10:30 am – 1:30 pm Midori Condos (map D) • 12 Person Limit $38 Annual Member • $48 Non-Annual Member

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Marcia Almassy Saturdays, September 17 – October 15 (5 weeks) • 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Nikkei Manor (map G) • 5 Person Limit $25 Annual Member • $30 Non-Annual Member (including materials) SUN

LIFE TRANSITIONS — PART 2: PLANNING AHEAD AS A CAREGIVER (TWO LOCATIONS)

When you have a loved one who needs care, you step in and do whatever you can…but how do you recognize when it’s become too much for you to handle alone? What options do you have and who can you turn to for help? What do you need to do to take care of yourself? Join us for a panel discussion with Kara Mayeda, Director of Keiro Northwest Home & Community Based Services; Naoko Ulstein,

(206)726-6469 • 1601 E. Yesler Way, Seattle, WA 98122 • www.keironorthwest.org


Director of Kokoro Kai Adult Day Center; Lisa Waisath, Manager of Nikkei Manor Assisted Living; and Tibi Botocan of A1 Senior Care Advisors as they discuss options and resources so you don’t have to do it all on your own. (Session includes light snack.) **Two locations – please specify of the date and location when you register**

Matt Chan Monday, September 26 • 10:30 am – 1:30 pm Blaine Memorial United Methodist Church (address: 3001 24th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144) • 20 Person Limit $38 Annual Member • $48 Non-Annual Member SUN

MIZUHIKI ZAIKU: BEGINNING

Kara Mayeda, Naoko Ulstein, Lisa Waisath, and Tibi Botocan Location 1: Sunday, September 18 • 12:45 pm – 2:30 pm • White River Buddhist Temple (address: 3625 Auburn Way North, Auburn WA 98002) • 30 Person Limit Location 2: Thursday, September 29 • 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm • Nikkei Manor (map G) • 30 Person Limit Suggested donation at the door for both classes: $10 Annual Member • $15 Non-Annual Member

MATT CHAN’S FALL COOKING DEMO

“Meatless Mondays” is a real thing as people look for ways to prepare tasty meals without using meat. In this class you’ll learn and taste just how good dishes can be without using meat. Come learn about and enjoy a complete meal that includes vegetable dumplings and vegan Pad Thai and finishes off with a simple sweet potato dish that will become a staple in your holiday meals. Bring a friend and an appetite! Self-taught instructor Matt Chan has a passion for cooking. He is also the top-notch Emmynominated producer for the A&E television series Hoarders. Please visit and enjoy Matt Chan’s cooking video: www.youtube.com/watch?v=xlP0m6LvukA. No additional supplies needed. This class includes demonstration and sampling of dishes.

Learn how to make a cherry blossom (sakura) & plum blossom (ume) flower using mizuhiki cords. You can make the flower into a brooch pin or several for a small arrangement in a vase. Using the basic design, there are variations to creating new flowers. You will learn the basic cord-knotting technique from Kathy Carmichael and Rebecca Durham. Supplies needed: scissors & wire cutters are optional. Supply fee of $3 will cover cords for several flowers & other miscellaneous items. Additional cords will be available for purchase. Kathy Carmichael and Rebecca Durham Sunday, October 2 • 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Midori Condos (map D) • 10 Person Limit $12 Annual Member • $22 for Non-Annual Member (Please pay $3 materials fee to the instructor at the class for mizuhiki cords.)

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STOP OVERPAYING FOR HEALTH INSURANCE! Want to save money on premiums, improve your health and retain your provider? Medicare Advantage could be for you! Medicare open enrollment is October 15-December 7. Don’t let insurance plan changes catch you by surprise. Confused about doctor networks and prescription deductibles? Want to know how you can obtain dental insurance as part of your plan? Jerry Fujita, an independent agent with 12+ years of experience, will discuss the benefits of Medicare Advantage plans and answer your questions. Jerry Fujita Thursday, October 13 • 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Keiro Northwest (map C) • 30 Person Limit FREE for Annual Member • $10 suggested donation for Non-Annual Member SAT

WHEN IN DOUBT, TREAT THE GUT — PART 1: GUT HEALTH & KOMBUCHA MAKING

Want to learn more about how the digestive system plays a major role in your overall health AND how to make the popular health drink kombucha? Naturopathic doctors Danika Odama and Alicia González will be sharing their knowledge of gut health, probiotics, digestion, and how it relates to your overall health. You will also be learning how to make your own homemade kombucha. A variety of flavors will be offered for sampling. Danika Odama, ND, EAMP, MS and Dr. Alicia González, ND, DHANP, CCH Saturday, October 8 • 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Keiro Northwest (map C) • 20 Person Limit $20 Annual Member • $25 Non-Annual Member

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RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP OR BECOME A NEW MEMBER! Your $30 annual membership (valid September 2016-August 2017) entitles you to discounts on classes/workshops and free workshops/clubs! This quarter, members enjoy the following free programs: • • • •

Momentia: the New Dementia Story! Stop Overpaying for Health Insurance! Medicare Update Introduction to Acupuncture

FREE throughout the membership year: • Pickleball • Investment Club • Brown Bag Chess Club • Ukulele Bands • Hyakunin Isshu Gard Game • Baby Play Group (in Japanese)

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MOMENTIA: THE NEW DEMENTIA STORY

Marigrace Becker, UW Medicine Memory and Brain Wellness Center Saturday, October 15 • 10 am - 12 pm Grace Lutheran Church (map J) • 25 Person Limit FREE for Annual Member • $10 Non-Annual Member

LIVING INDEPENDENTLY — AARP SMART DRIVER COURSE AARP Smart Driver is the nation’s first and largest driver safety course designed specifically for drivers age 50+. This class can be taken by licensed drivers of all ages, and there are no tests. Course participants may be eligible to receive a state-mandated, multi-year discount on their auto insurance premiums. For extra credit, bring newspaper articles about car crashes to class and take the DOL practice test: www.dol.wa.gov/driverslicense/practicetest. html. E-mail the instructor at fred.sakura@comcast. net if you have any questions about the class. A 30-minute lunch break is included so please bring your own brown bag lunch. A check payable to AARP is required for the workshop materials. Material fee: $15 for AARP members (please bring your AARP card) • $20 for non-AARP members. Please bring a check to the classroom. You must attend the two days to complete the workshop. Fred Sakura Tuesday & Thursday, October 25 and 27 (2-day workshop) • 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Keiro Northwest (map C) • 20 Person Limit FREE for Annual Member and Non-Annual Member Cancellation policy: You must withdraw 10 days before the date of the workshop due to the timing of ordering materials. SAT

For many, living with memory loss, or caring for someone with memory loss, can mean a loss of social connections. Meanwhile, maintaining social connections is one of the best things we can do for our health and quality of life. Momentia is local movement that empowers persons with memory loss and their loved ones to remain active and connected in the community. This workshop will provide inspiring examples, practical information and valuable resources for people impacted by dementia.

HOUSING OPTIONS — ERA LIVING TOUR AND LUNCH

Curious about senior living options? Thinking about downsizing? Tired of cooking, cleaning, and keeping up a household on your own? Assisted living could be right for you. Come for a tour, lunch, and an information session at Era Living’s Gardens at Town Square in Bellevue. This session will also include information about living at Keiro Northwest’s assisted living facility, Nikkei Manor, in Seattle. Led by Rose Dracobly, Admission and Marketing Manager of Keiro Northwest and Tina Hall, Business Development Manager of Era Living.

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There are two fees depending on the transportation needs departing from Seattle Buddhist Church parking lot. If you plan to go to The Gardens at Town Square on your own, limited parking spaces are available on site by reservation only. Please specify on the registration form. Rose Dracobly and Tina Hall Saturday, November 5 • 11:00 am – 1:00 pm The Gardens at Town Square (address: 933 111th Avenue NE Bellevue, WA 98004) • 30 Person Limit (14 limit for transportation from Seattle) $20 with transportation from Seattle Buddhist Church parking lot • $10 without transportation (Limited parking on site available)

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INTRODUCTION TO ACUPUNCTURE

Ever wonder how acupuncture works? Interested in finding out more but afraid to try it? Dr. Danika Odama is a naturopathic doctor and acupuncturist who will be discussing the foundations of acupuncture theory and how it works to treat chronic conditions such as arthritis, insomnia, fatigue, digestive disorders, and more! A short treatment demo will be done at the end. Danika Odama, ND, EAMP, MS Saturday, November 12 • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm Keiro Northwest (map C) • 20 Person Limit FREE for Annual Member • $10 suggested donation for Non-Annual Member

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MEDICARE UPDATE BY CHO SHIMIZU (TWO LOCATIONS) How will Medicare affect you? Cho Shimizu from SHIBA (Statewide Health Insurance Benefit Advisors) will explain Medicare changes. Preventative services, durable medical equipment, and drug issues, along with Medicare changes to health insurance, will be discussed as part of this workshop. Those with drug issues should bring a list of drugs taken. Q&A time follows, so bring your questions to the class! **Two locations – please specify of the date and location when you register** Cho Shimizu Location 1: Tuesday, November 8 • 10:00 am – 11:30 am • White River Buddhist Temple (address: 3625 Auburn Way North, Auburn WA 98002) • 30 Person Limit Location 2: Monday, November 14 • 10:00 am – 11:30 am • Midori Condos (map D) • 30 Person Limit FREE for Annual Member • $10 suggested donation for Non-Annual Member h

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WEEKLY CLASSES ARTS & CRAFTS KNITTING & CROCHETING WITH MARCIA Need motivation to finish those old projects? Join this cozy knitting circle to learn and work with other like-minded knitters! Skilled knitter Marcia Almassy will guide and inspire you on the project of your choice. Supplies needed: knitting needles size 6, 8, or 10, and acrylic or worsted wool knitting yarn. Marcia Almassy Tuesdays, September 13 – November 15 (10 weeks) • 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Nikkei Manor (map G) • 12 Person Limit $38 Annual Member • $48 Non-Annual Member

WOODCARVING — KIBORI Learn the unique woodcarving art form kibori. Naomi Schneider will teach you how to make accessories, including watches, mirrors, ornaments, and more! Bring images you would like to carve. Wood blocks and some carving tools will be provided for the first class. Students may bring their own tools. A resource list to purchase materials will be available from the instructor. Naomi Schneider Wednesdays, September 14 – November 16 (10 weeks) • 10:00 am – 12:30 pm Midori Condos (map D) • 10 Person Limit $38 Annual Member • $48 Non-Annual Member

COMPUTERS ORIENTATION TO THE APPLE IPAD AND IPHONE Do you have an Apple iPad or iPhone that you want to use more efficiently, whether you just received it or have had it for a few months? Come join this orientation class in a relaxed and quiet environment where we will cover the basic parts and functions of the iPad and iPhone. We will touch upon the keyboard, cellular calls, FaceTime, texting, internet, camera, and, depending on the available time, many other functions. Even if you came to our previous

orientation classes, feel free to join us again. We are here to share and help you learn even more. Focus will be on the later model Apple iPads and iPhones. Prerequisite: Please bring your fully charged iPad/ iPhone to class with you. Free Wi-Fi will be provided during the class. Dale Kaneko, Yuriko Sunuwar and Eugene Tagawa Tuesdays, October 4 and 11 (2 weeks) 9:30 am – 11:30 am Keiro Northwest (map C) • 10 Person Limit $25 Annual Member • $35 Non-Annual Member NE W

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2-HOUR LAB FOR BASIC APPLE IPAD AND IPHONE

This is an informal session for those students who have attended the orientation class and have further questions or want to learn more about a specific application or function. Students are asked to be flexible and understand that the mix of students with their specific concerns and questions will dictate how the lab time is spent. Prerequisite: Please bring your fully charged iPad/iPhone to class with you. Free Wi-Fi will be provided during the class. Dale Kaneko, Yuriko Sunuwar and Eugene Tagawa Tuesday, October 18 • 9:30 am – 11:30 am Keiro Northwest (map C) • 10 Person Limit $5 Annual Member • $10 Non-Annual Member NE W

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APPLE IPAD AND IPHONE: TEXTING AND FACETIME BASICS

Do you want to use the iPhone or iPad to connect with friends and family? If you have taken the iPhone/iPad orientation class, or have a basic understanding of using the iPhone and iPad, then this class may be for you. This class will focus on the basics of text messaging and video calls (FaceTime). We will start by walking through some of the features, and then we will try it ourselves. We will practice sending texts and making FaceTime calls. This will be a casual and easygoing classroom setting. Prerequisite: Please bring your fully charged iPad/ iPhone to class with you. Free Wi-Fi will be provided during the class. Dawn Sakaguchi-Tang Tuesday, November 1 • 9:30 am – 11:30 am Seattle Keiro (map J) • 10 Person Limit $10 Annual Member • $15 Non-Annual Member

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SATURDAY MORNING TAI CHI & MEDITATION

ENHANCEFITNESS IN SEATTLE A full hour of fun with lively music! EnhanceFitness focuses on dynamic cardiovascular exercise, strength training, balance, and flexibility—everything that active older adults (55 & up) need to maintain health and function as they age. This class is highly adaptable for all fitness levels and includes the option to use a chair for support. Weights are provided. A certified EnhanceFitness instructor will guide your progress. We recommend taking the class at least twice a week. New students will be asked to complete some forms after enrollment.

Start the day with the gentle, energy-enhancing movements of Tai Chi led by our talented instructor, Edward Moore. Ed has studied under the famous 5th Generation Master of the Yang Family of Tai Chi, Master Yang Jun, since 2000. You will become acquainted with Tai Chi philosophy through this slow, graceful exercise that calms the emotions, clears the mind, and rejuvenates the body. Tai Chi also makes an extraordinary continuing contribution to our health and joy of life. This class fits all levels. Beginners are welcome. Edward Moore Saturdays, September 24 – December 3 (10 weeks – no class on November 26) • 8:00 am – 9:00 am NVC Gym (map E) • 30 Person Limit $38 Annual Member • $48 Non-Annual Member

Note: If you are a Group Health member with the Clear Care Medicare Advantage plans and wish to take free EnhanceFitness classes, please check with Group Health Customer Service about eligibility. Yu-San Gartz Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, September 12 – November 21 (10 weeks / 30 classes – no class on November 11) • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm SBC Gym (map B) • 35 Person Limit $68 Annual Member • $78 Non-Annual Member NE W

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TAI CHI / QI GONG / MEDITATION — ADVANCED LEVEL Continue your training with the ancient Chinese exercise Tai Chi with Gail Mukai. Tai Chi’s and Qi Gong’s relaxed, graceful movements employ the timeless concepts of balance, softness, and awareness. A simple, enjoyable practice cultivates a relaxed, conscious way of being throughout the day. Tai Chi and Qi Gong are linked to a variety of health benefits including reduced blood pressure and improved circulation. Gail Mukai Tuesdays, September 13 – November 15 (10 weeks) • 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm JBC Gym (map F) • 25 Person Limit $38 Annual Member • $48 Non-Annual Member

Please refer to the Seattle class description. Same condition for Group Health Clear Care Medicare Advantage plan holders. Karen Henley Tuesdays and Thursdays, September 13 – November 17 (10 weeks / 20 classes) • 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Grace Lutheran Church (map J) • 20 Person Limit $40 Annual Member • $50 Non-Annual Member **EnahnceFitness class in Bellevue is subsidized by a Symetra Community Spirit Award Grant.**

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CHAIR YOGA Chair Yoga is a very gentle form of yoga. If you want to enjoy the benefits of yoga but thought it would be too hard, try this class! Chair Yoga is a wonderful option if you use a cane, walker, or wheelchair, and it allows you to avoid the ups and downs of more traditional yoga classes. The instructor, Elizabeth Daza, teaches yin yoga and offers proper adjustments and adaptations to meet the individual needs of participants. Elizabeth Daza Mondays, September 12 – November 14 (10 weeks) • 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm SBC Gym (map B) • 20 Person Limit $55 Annual Member • $65 Non-Annual Member

GENTLE RESTORATIVE YOGA Reconnect your mind, body, and spirit. Join us for a flowing sequence of gentle and supported yoga postures, breath work, and meditation. Gentle Yoga is a gentle, relaxing practice that provides an effective way to reduce stress, manage treatment side effects, relieve pain, regain health, and attain peace of mind. This class is appropriate for all levels and no prior yoga experience is needed. The instructor, Cindy Jaffe, will teach you how to use your mind, body, and breath in yoga to safely compliment medical treatments and improve mental well-being by enhancing concentration and relaxation abilities. She will give you the tools and teach you the skills to increase the body’s healing ability. Cindy Jaffe Wednesdays, September 14 – November 16 10 weeks) • 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm SBC Gym (map B) • 20 Person Limit $55 Annual Member • $65 Non-Annual Member

merengue, salsa, cumbia, belly dance, flamenco, and tango! Wearing comfortable, loose-fitting clothes that allow a wide range of motion proves to be ideal. In addition, wear well-padded cross-training shoes with good arch support to assist the ankles and knees during turns and pivots. Victoria Lum Thursdays, September 15 – November 17 (10 weeks) • 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm SBC Gym (map B) • 20 Person Limit $28 Annual Member • $38 Non-Annual Member NE W

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PICKLEBALL CLASS

Pickleball is a popular activity which doesn’t require previous experience. It is a reduced version of tennis with a smaller court, a little larger racquet than a ping pong paddle and a whiffle ball. Play is like tennis, but the ball does not travel as fast as a tennis ball.  It’s played with partners so it’s less strenuous than singles. The class will be five weeks on Thursdays from 9:30 am to 10:30 am. At the end of the classes, you will be free to join the main players on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Free to attend with your 2016-2017 Annual membership until August 31, 2017. Always consult your doctor before participating in any physical activity. Joe Matsudaira and Shox Tokita Class: Thursdays • 9:30 am – 10:30 am Open Play: Every Tuesday & Thursday • 9:30 am – 11:30 am SBC Gym (map B) • No Limit FREE with Nikkei Horizons Annual Membership (Annual membership required)

FINANCE YOUR PERSONAL FINANCIAL ORGANIZER

ZUMBA GOLD Zumba Gold® is a series of fitness programs specifically designed to take the exciting Latin and international dance rhythms created in the original ZUMBA® program and bring them to active older adults and beginner participants. Zumba Gold® features longer warm-up and cool-down periods, an aerobic workout with reduced speed and less intensity, and a greater focus on balance, flexibility, strength, and heart health. Please join us for our invigorating, Latin-inspired dance fitness program that includes

You will receive a customizable binder that will help you consolidate important personal and financial information in a single place. This is an invaluable resource to streamline record keeping, retain important documents, and inventory financial assets. The intention is to help you simplify your life now and facilitate the work of others in the future (family members, trustees/executors, etc.) Jackie Lum Mondays, September 12 – October 31 (8 weeks)

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1:00 pm – 3:00 pm SBC (map B) • 20 Person Limit $38 Annual Member • $48 Non-Annual Member

NIKKEI HORIZONS INVESTMENT CLUB Nikkei Horizons Investment Club (NHIC) brings individual investors together to learn about buying, holding, and selling stocks and other investments. Participants are all novices learning in a hands-on manner; active participation is expected. National Association of Investors Corporation (NAIC) dues ($30) are collected on a yearly basis, and club investment contributions ($75) are collected each quarter (Jan, Apr, Jul & Oct). The club meets the first Wednesday of each month. Finance expert Chiaki Hirate is your advisor. Chiaki Hirate September 7, October 5, November 2, and December 7 (4 classes) • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm SBC (map B) • 20 Person Limit FREE with Nikkei Horizons Annual Membership (Annual membership required)

FUN & GAMES BRIDGE CLUB Bridge is a thinker’s game with many strategic levels of play to keep you on your toes. Logic, deduction, math, and teamwork are all at work in bridge. Pat Kono keeps your mind and bridge skills sharp. Some experience and knowledge of the game is needed. Pat Kono Thursdays, September 15 – November 17 (10 weeks) • 9:30 am – 11:30 am Nikkei Manor (map G) • 12 Person Limit $38 Annual Member • $48 Non-Annual Member

HANAFUDA CARD GAME Hanafuda is good fun for everyone! Hanafuda (flower cards) are beautifully designed in twelve suits, representing the months of the year and used to play a number of games. Carla Furukawa keeps tradition alive while having fun learning the game.

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HYAKUNIN ISSHU CARD GAME CLUB

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毎月第二土曜日 9月10日、10月8日、11月12日、12月 10日 • 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm みどりコンドミニアム1階会議室 (map D) • 20 Person Limit

日系ホライゾン年会員: FREE (年会員登録必須)

BROWN BAG CHESS CLUB Let’s play chess and keep your brain fit. This two-player strategy board game is one of the world’s most popular games. Yoko Sato coordinates the club in a friendly environment. Let’s have fun together. Yoko Sato Every 1st Thursday of the month • 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm Midori Condos (map D) • 20 Person Limit FREE with Nikkei Horizons Annual Membership (Annual membership required)

LANGUAGE STUDY BEGINNING JAPANESE CONVERSATION Learn to converse in Japanese! Miyuki Mitsumoto helps you to learn basic Japanese words, phrases, and greetings for various occasions - traveling, shopping, and dining. English will mainly be used for explanations. Hiragana and Katakana reading skills are not required. Miyuki Mitsumoto Mondays, September 12 – November 14 (10 weeks) • 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm SBC (map B) • 20 Person Limit $38 Annual Member • $48 Non-Annual Member

Carla Furukawa Mondays, September 26 – November 14 (8 weeks) 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Midori Condos (map D) • 20 Person Limit $38 Annual Member • $48 Non-Annual Member l

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HAWAIIAN HULA

Hula is a wonderful low-impact exercise that tells a story through graceful, expressive movements with beautiful Hawaiian music. You will learn basic steps and some Hawaiian language while enjoying the essence of Hawaiiana. This class fits all levels. Beginners are welcome. Joey Hendrickson Wednesdays, September 14 – October 19 (6 weeks) • 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm SBC Gym (map B) • 20 Person Limit $30 Annual Member • $40 Non-Annual Member

JAPANESE MINYO Japanese minyo dance portrays the regional features of Japan through movement and folk song lyrics. Occupations, celebrations, and legends of Japan are all represented through these ancient and traditional dances. Improve your physical fitness as you celebrate Japanese culture through traditional song and dance. Please wear a happi coat and zohri or tabi. Sunkie Oye Mondays, September 19 – November 7 (8 weeks) 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm SBC Gym (map B) • 8 Person Limit $38 Annual Member • $48 Non-Annual Member

NIKKEI HORIZONS UKULELE BANDS Let’s kanikapila! Nikkei Horizons has four ukulele bands focusing on improving playing skills in a warm, fun, and nurturing atmosphere. Bands occasionally perform for the community. If you are interested in joining as a new student, please contact Nikkei Horizons office to check space availability at 206-726-6469. John Iwai, A.C. Arai, Dick Nagaoka, Minako Brunelle, and Bill Evenson • KIMOCHI BAND CLUB Every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month 10:00 am – 12:00 pm • NIKO NIKO BAND CLUB (sing and play Japanese songs) Every 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

• NA AIKANE BAND Every 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month 1:15 pm – 3:15 pm • HANA HOU BAND Every 2nd & 4th Tuesday of the month 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm Midori Condos (map D) • 25 Person Limit FREE with Nikkei Horizons Annual Membership (Annual membership required)

SUMI-E BRUSH PAINTING Learn to paint on rice paper with Asian ink and watercolor. Students paint various subjects including traditional sumi motifs such as bamboo, flowers, mountains, and trees. Beginners and intermediate painters welcome! Supplies needed: brushes, ink stick, ink stone, sumi paper, water cup, paper towels Midori Kono Thiel Mondays, September 19 – November 7 (8 weeks) 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm SBC Dining Room (map B) • 10 Person Limit $38 Annual Member • $48 Non-Annual Member

MIZUHIKI ZAIKU — ADVANCED LEVEL Mizuhiki zaiku is the Japanese art of tying and knotting special colorful cords to create works of art. You will learn to form beautiful and delicate art pieces. Prerequisite: Continuing students only. Supplies needed: small wire cutters, scissors, needle-nosed pliers, and mizuhiki cords. Kathy Carmichael Thursdays, September 15 – November 17 (10 weeks) • 9:30 am – 11:30 am Midori Condos (map D) • 15 Person Limit $38 Annual Member • $48 Non-Annual Member KEIRO NORTHWEST empowers the Asian community through a continuum of exceptional health care services that are culturally sensitive. Nikkei Horizons is a program of Keiro Northwest, offering continuing education designed to inspire lifelong learning, wellness, and creative expression.

Fall 2016 Nikkei Horizons • A Continuing Education Program of Keiro Northwest

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日本語クラス

ーガニック食用オリーブオイルを用意します。肌が敏感で処方 された塗り薬がある場合はそちらもお持ちください。 オンライン登録検索用英語タイトル:Nihongo Infant

Massage

シアトルクラス

赤ちゃんプレイグループIN シアトル

中島香揚子 CEIM (IAIM認定インストラクター) 10月1日、8日、15日(土曜日3回) 10:30 am – 12:00 pm みどりコンドミニアム会議室 (map D) • 8 Person Limit 受講料 $70(年会員不要)

ソーシャルセキュリティのサイト活用法

赤ちゃんとお母さんのためのプレイグループです。日本の歌、 本、遊び、その他いろいろを一緒に楽しみながら、音、色、動 きなどで赤ちゃんの好奇心を心地よく刺激します。お母さん もぜひ楽しんでください。

ソーシャルセキュリティのサイトを充分に活用していますか? ソーシャルセキュリティーは、米国政府が支給する国民年金 で、みなさんの退職後の大事な生活資金ですので、重要な変 更やご自身のアカウント情報にいつでも気軽にアクセスでき るようにしておきたいものです。このセミナーでは、複雑な仕 組みを日本語で判りやすく解説するとともに、インターネット 上でソーシャルセキュリティのウェブサイトでのアカウント設 定の仕方、情報の見方のコツをお教えいたします。ご自身で サイトにアクセスしていただくため、ラップトップコンピュータ ー、タブレット、スマートフォンのいずれかをご持参ください。 セミナー会場では無料Wi-Fiアクセスが可能です。 2クラスのオプションがございますので、ご登録の際日時をご 明記下さい。両日ともクラス内容は同じです。

参加対象年齢:2ヶ月–12ヶ月の赤ちゃんとお母さんまたは保 護 者の方

オンライン登録検索用英語タイトル:Nihongo: Social Security Seminar

オンライン登録検索用英語タイトル:Nihongo: Baby Play Group in Seattle

高橋孝輔(ファイナンシャルアドバイザー) オプション1: 9月22日(木) • 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm オプション2: 10月27日(木) • 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm 敬老ノースウェスト (map C) • 20 Person Limit 受講料:無料

中島香揚子 CEIM (IAIM認定インストラクター) 第1&3月曜日9月19日、10月3日、17日、11月7日、21日、12月5日 10:30 am – 11:30 am みどりコンドミニアム会議室(map D) • 12 Person Limit 受講料 日系ホライゾン年会員の方:無料 • 一般の方:各クラス$5 SAT

赤ちゃん&ご家族のためのインファント マッサージ

インファントマッサージは、皮膚、筋肉、脳を刺激し、言葉、学 習、成長を促進します。また呼吸器、消化器も刺激し、ガスや コリックにも効果があります。親子の信頼関係を深め質の良 い時間を楽しむと同時に、赤ちゃんのご機嫌や寝つきも良く します。

日系ホライゾンは、アメリカ生活に役立つ情報を専門 家から直接学べるセミナーをはじめ、アート、ヘルス* ウェルネス、エクササイズ、カルチャークラスなど、み なさんの楽しく健康的な毎日を応援する生涯教育プロ グラムです。敬老ノースウェストを母体とし、リハビリ& ケア線せー他、日系マナー介護付き住所、心会ディケ アアクティビティ、ホームケア&サービス・プログラムと 共に、一年を通じて地域生活支援に貢献しています。

参加対象年齢:1ヶ月検診終了後~12ヶ月の赤ちゃんとお母さ んまたは保護者の方。持ち物:バスタオル、赤ちゃんの毛布、 赤ちゃんが手に持てるおもちゃその他。マッサージオイルはオ

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  Seattle Buddhist Church Parking Lot (SBC/PL)    Corner of 16th Avenue South & South Main Street

  Seattle Buddhist Church (SBC) // Tel: (206) 329-0800    1427 South Main Street, Seattle, WA 98144   Keiro Northwest Rehab and Care Center   Tel: (206) 323-7100    1601 East Yesler Way, Seattle, WA 98122   Midori Condos Entrance on 16th Avenue South side    1515 East Yesler Way, Seattle, WA 98122   Nisei Veterans Committee (NVC) // Tel: (206) 322-1122    1212 South King Street, Seattle, WA 98144

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  Japanese Baptist Church (JBC) // Tel: (206) 622-7351 160 Broadway, Seattle, WA 98122   Nikkei Manor (NM) // Tel: (206) 726-6460    700 6th Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98104

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  Grace Lutheran Church // Tel: (425) 454-4344    9625 NE 8th St, Bellevue, WA 98004

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGISTRATION: Fall quarter starts the week of September 12, 2016, with the exception of some tours and classes. PAYMENT: Payment by check, credit card, or cash is accepted. We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover Card, and American Express. MEMBERSHIP FEE: $30 annual membership fee (non-refundable) is valid from September 2016 through August 2017. PARKING: For classes at the Seattle Buddhist Church (SBC), students may use the church parking lot on the corner of 16th Ave. S. and S. Main St. For classes at Nikkei Manor, parking is limited. For classes at Bellevue Children’s Academy, parking is available on site. Please carpool or use public transportation whenever possible. Nikkei Concerns is not responsible for any loss or damage for parked vehicles and/or contents at any location. TOURS: Most tours depart from the SBC parking lot (SBC/PL) on the corner of 16th Ave. S. & S. Main St. Return time is always approximate. Only those with confirmed reservations will receive a reminder telephone call from Nikkei Horizons staff prior to the tour date. CLASSES: Classes are scheduled for 8 to 10 weeks, unless otherwise specified. CANCELLATION: Nikkei Horizons reserves the right to cancel a class, workshop, or tour if it does not meet minimum participation requirements. In general, for a class or workshop, the minimum number of participants is four to five students. For tours, the minimum varies.

REFUNDS & CREDITS: Nikkei Horizons reserves the right to cancel any class, workshop, or tour due to insufficient registration, cancellation of venue, or withdrawal of an instructor. In the event of a cancellation, a refund or a credit will be provided. Full tuition credit will be granted for classes, if you withdraw before the start of the second class. For workshops and local tours, you must withdraw 10 days before the date of the workshop, in order to receive full tuition credit. A credit will not be granted after the second class, except in the case of a medical emergency. In such cases, a copy of a doctor’s order is required. Credits are valid until they are used up to take other classes. Refund checks take 2~3 weeks to process. Annual membership will not be refunded or credited in any case. WAIVER: All participants must sign a Nikkei Concerns Waiver on the registration form each quarter before attending any class, workshop, or tour. IMPORTANT NOTES: Registrations are processed on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration is complete when full payment is received. • Only those properly registered for a class or tour may participate. • Students will NOT be contacted prior to the start of a class or workshop unless it is cancelled or they are placed on the waiting list. • Those on a class, workshop, or tour waiting list must be paid in full and will be notified as openings occur. Waiting lists will not carry over to the following quarter (with the exception of computer classes). For more information, call: (206) 726-6469 or send an e-mail message to NHinfo@keironw.org.

NIKKEI HORIZONS RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DENY PARTICIPATION IN ANY OF ITS PROGRAMS. Spring 2016 Nikkei Horizons • A Continuing Education Program of Keiro Northwest

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Donations are appreciated to help maintain programs.

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KEIRO NORTHWEST WAIVER Please fill out and SIGN THIS WAIVER and send with the registration form. I, the undersigned, am a voluntary participant in the Nikkei Horizons program of Keiro Northwest and I accept full responsibility for such participation. To the extent necessary, because of my health history and general physical condition, I have consulted my personal physician for advice and approval before participation and agree to obtain my own health or accident insurance to cover accidental injury or illness. I recognize the risks of injury and illness involved in any physical activity including exercise, in the use of power equipment (e.g. electric or gas), sharp tools, chemicals or any other potentially hazardous material or equipment. I understand that responsibility is not assumed by the leaders, volunteers, sponsoring organization or facility. I specifically agree to hold harmless said leaders, volunteers, sponsoring organization, or facility housing this program from any damages I suffer for any injury or illness attributable to my participation. By signing my name below I acknowledge and accept the risk and responsibility for my health and safety and waive to the fullest extent allowable by law any claim I may have for illness or injury against the program, its sponsoring organization, employees or volunteers, and against the facility housing the program.

cancellation and refunds: Nikkei Horizons reserves the right to cancel any class, workshop or tour due to insufficient registration, cancellation of venue, or withdrawal of an instructor. In the event of a cancellation, a refund or a credit will be provided. Full tuition credit will be granted for classes, if you withdraw before the start of the second class. For workshops and local tours, you must withdraw 10 days before the date of the workshop, in order to receive full tuition credit. A credit will not be granted after the second class, except in the case of a medical emergency. In such cases, a copy of a doctor’s order is required. Credits are valid until they are used up to take other classes. Refund checks take 2-3 weeks to process. Annual Member hip will not be refunded or credited in

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