2-1-1 Community Resources Online
An online directory of health and human service programs where you can find information on food banks (food pantries), emergency shelters, transportation, health clinics, rent or utility assistance, legal help, and many more. For additional assistance, dial 2-1-1 from any phone to speak directly with an Information & Referral Specialist.
Senior Information and Assistance
Senior Services is an organization that promotes the well-being of older adults. A wide range of referrals for services is provided, such as Family & Caregiver Support, Food Assistance, Transportation, Legal and Financial, Health Care and Insurance, Fitness, and Wellness Programs, Home Repairs, and more. For information and assistance, call 206-448-3110. Advocates and interpreter services are available on weekdays, 8 a.m.- 6 p.m.
10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s and Dementia
Memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of Alzheimer’s or other dementia. Alzheimer’s is a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills. There are 10 warning signs and symptoms. If you notice any of them, don’t ignore them. Schedule an appointment with your doctor.
SMART 911 Emergency Assistance
WHCA – Washington Health Care Association
The Washington Health Care Association (WHCA) is a statewide non-profit organization representing over 400 assisted living and skilled nursing facilities. WHCA’s mission is to promote quality long term and post acute health care and services, while serving as an advocate for providers, staff, and the patients and residents for whom they provide care. Association members provide health and personal care, social support and housing to 25,000 frail, elderly, or disabled Washingtonians each day. About 25,000 employees work for member facilities.
Serving Community and Business Members Serving Long-Term Care Since 1951 – LeadingAge Washington represents the interests of not-for-profit and mission-driven organizations dedicated to improving the aging experience of over 50,000 older Washingtonians and their family members; whether in need of safe and affordable housing or healthcare offered in both community and licensed residential settings. On behalf of our member organizations, we advocate for needed funding to support caring and housing for low-income seniors and we advocate for sound policy that promotes a healthy and balanced care environment always with a constant eye towards quality improvement.