We have compiled a list of partners and other community resources that could be of assistance for seniors and adult children of seniors in the Seattle area. We’ve grouped them by category, which you can click to expand and get more information. Have a great resource to add? Please email us to let us know!
The Arc of King County
The Arc of King County’s Silver Tsunami program is committed to supporting aging families and caregivers of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This includes support to understand and navigate caregiver resources, support with preparing for caregiver assessments, advocacy within state systems, emotional support, and frequent check-ins and follow up. Services are offered in both English and Spanish and include:
- Personal Care
- Developmental Disabilities Administration
- Finding caregivers
- Long-Term Planning
- Social Security
- Grief Support
For more information, call, email, or visit The Arc of King County’s website.
Full Life Care
Full Life Care is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to improving the quality of life for adults and their caregivers, regardless of income. The organization operates three adult daycare health centers in King and Snohomish counties. Telehealth, remote, and no-contact services are available as well as:
- Volunteer companionship
- Volunteer opportunities
- Adult Day Health, Memory Care & Wellness
- Home Care
- Housing Supports and Services
- Care Coordination
Momentia is a grassroots movement empowering people with memory loss and their loved ones to remain connected and active in the community.
The National Association for Black Veterans (NABVets) fosters community development by creating positive lifestyles for veterans and their families. Robert Stephens Jr. is the Seattle/King County/Central Area Chapter (#0003) secretary. For more information, call (206) 327-4259 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Providence’s Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), also known as ElderPlace, provides participants with medical care, long-term care, and social services so they have the support needed to live as healthy and independently as possible. For more information, call (206) 320-5325 or visit providence.org/services/pace-and-adult-day-programs.
Seattle Parks & Recreation
The Parks & Rec department’s Lifelong Recreation for Adults 50+ offers in-person and virtual classes focusing on physical activity, social engagement, education, arts, creativity, and healthy lifestyles. Lifelong Recreation has virtual recreation videos on YouTube and maintains an active Facebook page. For more information, call (206) 684-4951 or visit seattle.gov/parks/find/for-adults-50.
Sound Generations is a non-profit organization serving older adults and disabled persons in King County. Through 12 programs and five senior centers, Sound Generations provides food security, transportation, health and wellness, and assistance services to underserved and marginalized populations. The organization is committed to helping all people, especially those in low-income communities and communities of color, obtain the services they need while feeling included and respected in a community that affirms aging. For more information, call (206) 448-5757, email email@example.com, or visit soundgenerations.org.
Habitat for Humanity
Seattle & King County
Habitat for Humanity’s Home Repair Program provides exterior repairs for the health, safety, and preservation of your home. To qualify:
- You must own and occupy your home.
- Your income must be less than 80% of the area median income.
- You must live in one of the service areas.
Park Place Assisted Living
Park Place is an assisted living community that encourages residents to be as independent as possible while offering 24-hour staff to assist residents at any time of the day. In addition, Park Place provides on-site nursing and rehabilitation services. Located in Seattle’s Rainier Valley, Park Place offers both studio and one-bedroom apartments. Medicaid/COPES is accepted. For more information, call (206) 722-7275 or visit parkplaceassistedliving.org.
Rebuilding Together Seattle
Rebuilding Together Seattle serves low-income homeowners who are elderly, living with a disability, families with children, or veterans in need. A volunteer-based non-profit organization, Rebuilding Together helps with grab bars, yard work, painting, drywall repair, carpet removal, floor installation, and more. For more information, call (206) 682-1231, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.rtseattle.org.
Seattle Information Technology
Office of Cable Communications
The Affordable Connectivity Program provides discounted Internet service for low-income Seattle residents through COMCAST and Wave. In addition, the Lifeline program provides monthly telephone service discounts for eligible low-income consumers. For more details, call (206) 684-8498 or visit seattle.gov/tech/services/tech.
Community Living Connections
Community Living Connections is a network that helps adults facing aging and disability issues get the information and support they need to make informed decisions. The goal is to minimize confusion, enhance individual choice, and promote informed decision-making for older adults, adults with disabilities, their caregivers, families, and professionals. Brochures are available in 16 different languages. For more information, call (206) 962-8467 or visit communitylivingconnections.org.
Seattle Public Library
The Seattle Public Library offers a 50+ program for older adults, including book groups, genealogy, workshops on creative writing and publishing, technology classes, and more: spl.org/programs-and-services/adults-50-plus. In addition, the library has a vast collection of digital books, magazines, movies, and more: spl.org/books-and-media/digital-resources. For more information, call (206) 386-4636 or visit spl.org.