Helpful Resources and links:
Click on the title for the website
Become a member and get travel discounts, car and medical insurance, long-term care options, prescription discounts, and much more.
Adult Protective Services
206-363-5500 or 1-800-848-7097
American Cancer Society
425-741-8949 or 1-800-ACS-2345
American Diabetes Association
206-282-4616 or 1-888-DIABETES
American Heart Association WA
American Pain Association
Information for those suffering from Peripheral Neuropathy
Written by a group of medical professionals, AssistedLiving.org is meant to serve as a resource for anyone looking for information on placing themselves or a loved-one into an assisted living or elder care facility. The information provided on assistedliving.org is designed to support, not to replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her physician.
Benefits Check Up
From the National Council on Aging, this site will help disabled seniors and those caring for them find assistance to help pay for home repairs/modifications, medication, transportation, and more. It's a great tool for seniors of all physical ability levels too.
Community Services for the Blind
Crisis Clinic King County
24-Hr Crisis Line - 866-427-4747
Disaster Preparedness Guide for Seniors
Very helpful guide for seniors and caregivers.
DSHS Home & Community Services
King County Bar Association - Free legal assistance for the public
King County Dispute Resolution Center
King County Family Caregiver Resource Program - Caregiver Support
Multiple Sclerosis Society WA
Northwest Parkinson's Foundation
Senior Services Aging & Disabilities - King County
SHIBA (State Health Insurance Benefits Advisors)
Washington State's SHIBA provides free, unbiased and confidential help with Medicare and health care choices to people of all ages and backgrounds. Our volunteer advisors, located around the state, can help you with:
* Assess health care coverage needs
* Determine general eligibility for health care coverage programs
* Evaluate and compare health insurance plans and programs
* Provide enrollment help with Medicare
* Speak with 1-800 Medicare on your behalf
* Make referrals to other agencies and programs
* Collect and report possible fraud complaints.
Washington Information Network
* 2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember phone number for people to call for health and human service information and referrals and other assistance to meet their needs.
* 2-1-1 is standards-driven. These standards include training, quality assurance procedures, effective management practices, and program evaluation.
* 2-1-1 provides simple access to the variety of essential services people need to lead healthier, more productive lives.