Resources For Seniors & Their Families
Use this senior services directory to locate valuable resources aimed to help solve the hurdles associated with the aging process. Developed for the seniors of Seattle, Bellevue, and the surrounding Puget Sound area, this senior service directory provides a number of valuable connections. From transportation services, to financial assistance, to health and wellness programs, this directory is the trusted resource to turn to for the King County senior in your family. Northwest Senior Care is always striving to improve it’s offerings, so if you know of a resource that would fit well in this directory, please call us at (206) 910-8177, send us a message via our contact page, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Community Meals – Congregate Meal Programs are intended to provide nutritionally sound meals to seniors in a group setting.
Farm To Table – A partnership effort to bring fresh local produce to programs serving older adults in Seattle and King County
NEST (North East Seattle Together) – Non-profit community providing a support network for seniors in northeast Seattle through trusted business referrals and volunteers.
PNA Village (Phinney Neighborhood Association Village) – Through a network of helpers, membership in PNA Village allows seniors to stay within their homes and neighborhoods while staying engaged and active as they age.
Vulnerable Adult Abuse Prevention is of the utmost importance in our industry. Physical abuse, sexual abuse, and neglect represent just a few of the forms of elder abuse we all need to watch for. By using the preceding link to download and read our Vulnerable Adult Abuse Prevention packet, you will be able to better prepare yourself to detect the signs of abuse. If at any time you suspect there is abuse of any kind occurring, call 1-866 END HARM.
Family Support & Education
Trusted Transitions (Hospital Discharge Assistance Program) – Nearly twenty percent of seniors discharged from the hospital will be readmitted within 30 days. Proven effective by way of decades of scholarly research on the issue, the Trusted Transitions program ensures that certain strategic steps are taken before, during, and after discharge in order to keep hospital readmissions at their lowest.
King County Caregiver Support Network – A complete resource for family and unpaid caregivers providing assistance to seniors.
Computer Training For Seniors – Presented by The Seattle Mayor’s Office for Senior Citizens, these beginning computer technology classes are offered to anyone over the age of 50. Classes are available in Greenwood, Southeast Seattle, Lake City, Wallingford and Belltown (downtown Seattle).
Fall Prevention – Most of the main factors that lead to seniors falling within the home are easily prevented. By having a senior safety expert come out and provide a free home safety check, you can be sure that your aging loved one will be safe within his or her home.
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute – University of Washington – Membership where adults over 50 come together to share intellectual interests and make new friends in a UW classroom setting. There are a variety of courses and special events are offered.
Flintoft’s Funeral Home & Crematory (Issaquah) – Issaquah’s trusted funeral home and crematory, Flintoft’s has been family owned and operated since 1938
Greenwood Memorial Park (Renton) – Cemetery and Funeral Home
Lyon Estate Sales – Highly recommended with more than 30 years experience in the field of antique appraisals. Randy Lyon and his team have donated their time to several of Northwest Senior Care’s Antique Appraisal Events which raise money for senior centers around King County. Site is under construction, but you can contact Randy Lyon at (206) 420-8953
Singer Antique Galleries – Scott Singer is one of the more well known antique appraisers in the Seattle area and has also helped Northwest Senior Care by donating some of his time for the Antique Appraisal Events which raise money for senior center around King County.
Health & Wellness
Oral Health Self Management Plan – Developed by the Aging and Disability Services of King County, use this self management plan to monitor your own dental health and know what warning signs to watch for.
Senior Depression (PEARLS Program) – By using proven treatment strategies tailored to each individual, the PEARLS program is designed to reduce depressive symptoms and improve quality of life in older adults.
ENHANCE Fitness and Wellness Programs – Developed by Senior Services of Seattle, the Enhance programs were designed through years of scientific research to promote the health and wellness of older adults.
Walking Events – Seattle and King County walking events for people over 50
Sound Steps Walking Program – Aimed to increase the social connection and physical activity of people 50 and older through a member-directed community walking program that is welcoming and accessible to anyone.
Eastside Audiology & Hearing Services (Issaquah) – Eastside Audiology of Issaquah offers the latest products and services. Their goal is to make sure you don’t miss out on any of life’s precious moments
Medical Equipment & Supplies
Access Medical Equipment Company (Seattle) – Access is a trusted medical equipment company located in Seattle and providing rentals, sales, and service of home medical equipment.
Cornell’s Medical Equipment & Supplies (Renton) – offering an extensive selection of home medical products to assist patients who wish to maintain independence or need rehabilitation from an illness, accident or surgery. Family owned, serving Renton, Kent and Covington since 1970
Pacific West Medical Equipment (Issaquah) – Offering quality medical supplies in the Pacific Northwest and beyond for over 25 years
Professional Medical Supply (Lake City) – Customized medical supply products and services in the North Seattle area. Wonderful Customer Service and the staff goes above and beyond to make sure their customers are happy.
News & Connections
AgeWise King County – Monthly newsletter keeping you informed on health, legislature, caregiver stress, and countless other topics associated with aging.
Encore Web Portal for People 50+ – Website set up by the city of Seattle that provides local, regional, and national resources for many scopes of the aging process.
Mayor’s Office for Senior Citizens – Program through the city of Seattle that provides services aimed to support social and civic engagement, assisted living, and healthy aging for seniors.
55+ Employment Resource Center – Assists job-seeking Seattle residents in finding jobs by connecting them with local employers with dedicated, reliable, and experienced employees.
Senior Housing Experts – Elder housing professionals with a unique understanding of the Washington state senior housing system provide free assistance in locating the appropriate housing options for your aging loved one.
Senior Centers/Social Groups
CRONE of Puget Sound – Senior women’s social group
Mt. Si Senior Center – Servicing North Bend, Snoqualmie, Fall City, and the surrounding areas
Northshore Senior Center – Serving Bothell, Kenmore, Woodinville, Mill Creek, and Kirkland
Sno-Valley Senior Center – Serving Carnation and surrounding areas
Coordinate Transportation – Aging King County’s resource on locating and coordinating transportation services for you or your senior loved one.