Health & Wellness
Enjoy the many fitness classes here at the Ballard NW Senior Center. For more information on the types of classes and their hours please visit the Classes & Activities page.
Our fitness groups are very popular, meet new friends and explore the neighborhood through exercise. For more information on the groups visit the Clubs & Groups page.
Our support groups provide a wonderful place to discuss ideas, worries, or just have fun. For more information on the groups visit the Clubs & Groups page.
Social Work- FREE
Monday, Thursday, Friday
At the Ballard NW Senior Center the Social Worker can provide help with navigating systems, completing paperwork, providing information and referrals, and personal coaching assistance. If you are experiencing change, want to make changes, or have questions about benefits and services that you think would be helpful for you to remain as happy, healthy, and as independent as possible, make an appointment with the Social Worker. On hold until new social worker is hired.
Home Visits - FREE
If you're concerned about a relative or a neighbor who is home-bound or has difficulty getting out. Please do not hesitate to contact our Social Worker. On hold until new social worker is hired.
Enhance Wellness - FREE
Enhance Wellness is a proven wellness program especially designed for older adults who want healthier lives. You, the participant, develop a plan with our Social Worker, to work on areas of your life that are important to you. Call the Center to set up an appointment. On hold until new social worker is hired.
Bastyr Clinic - FREE by Appointment Only
Tuesdays, 1:30pm-4:30pm (Starts in June)
Fridays, 9:00am-12:00pm (Ongoing)
Need a doc? Come one of our two free clinics! These residents and supervising doctor donate their time each week. Natural health-care’s basic approach is to help the body heal itself. So popular we are adding another day each week. Starting in June the Bastyr Free Clinic will also be on Tuesdays, 1:30pm-4:30pm. Call 206-297-0403 for an appointment.
Let your stress go with a relaxing massage. It helps relieve muscle tension, reduces stress, and evokes feelings of calmness. These 15 minute sessions are fully clothed table or chair massages. Combining two 15-minute sessions is allowed. For appointments call (206) 297-0403 or drop by the 2nd floor receptionist. One session is $7 for members and $10 for non-members.
Punch cards (4 sessions) are available at $28 for members and $40 for non-members.
Dental Hygiene Services with Jan Loder, RDH
Call for Dental Forms and to schedule your appointment
Our Dental Hygiene program offers low-cost preventative dental cleanings, periodontal evaluation and oral cancer screening. All services provided at the center. Our Dental Hygiene program helps to promote healthy teeth and great smiles. Read about this fantastic program at the Ballard New Tribune. To schedule an appointment, please call 206-297-0403.
$20 for members/$25 non-member.
Keep your feet healthy and happy. Come in and see Nurse Carolyn, our Foot Care Specialist, who will take care of your feet. Your feet will thank you. By appointment only. Please call 206-297-0403 for further information. A $10 fee will incur if cancellations are less than 2 days prior to your appointment.
Wellness Clinic - FREE
3rd Tuesdays, 10:30am-1:00pm
Have a health or medical question? Want to see a nurse for free? The nurses from Ballard Care & Rehab are here to answer questions, check blood pressure, test insulin levels, and much more. Sign-up NOT required.
Smoke Alarms for Seniors - FREE