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Agency helps seniors with estate planning

Seniors who have questions about estate planning including wills, powers of attorney and health care directives can receive guidance from the Senior Rights Assistance Program. Senior Rights Assistance is a program of Senior Services and is sponsored by the City of Seattle’s Mayor’s Office of Senior Citizens. For more information, see this [More]

Sr. Coffee Hour: Transportation options

Gaby Bell, Manager ADA Paratransit Evaluations, at Harborview Medical Center, will provide an overview of transportation options at the next Senior Coffee Hour, Thursday, March 20th, 10 a.m., at the Central Building, 810 3rd Ave. Note that the originally scheduled speaker, City Councilmember Bruce Harrell, had a last-minute conflict and was unable [More]

‘Alzheimer’s 101′ for caregivers

The Seattle-King County Advisory Council on Aging & Disability Services and The Central (also known as Central Area Senior Center) are hosting “Alzheimer’s 101”, a community health forum featuring Bob LeRoy, executive director of the Alzheimer’s Association of Western and Central Washington. The forum is on Friday, March 14, 2014, 11:30 a.m. [More]

KIRO radio: HSD staff discuss housing for seniors

Human Services Department staff members Tom Trolio and Andrea Yip were interviewed by KIRO radio reporter Rachel Belle on the topic of affordable housing for seniors. Tom laid out the senior housing landscape for both private and public funding. Andrea added information about demographics and the importance of Universal Design. Visit this Web page [More]

January edition of Life Lines newsletter

Check out the January edition of HSD's Life Lines newsletter! [More]

Tim Burgess at Coffee Hour

This month's Senior Coffee Hour features City Council President Tim Burgess. Join us! Thursday, January 16, 10-11 a.m., Central Building, 810 3rd Avenue, Room 401. Sponsored by the Seattle Human Services Department’s Mayor’s Office for Senior Citizens. Download the flier. [More]

Funding awards announced for senior meals

The Seattle Human Services Department last week announced funding awards for two agencies to provide home-delivered meals to homebound seniors in Seattle and King County: $324,904 was awarded to Lifelong AIDS Alliance for the Chicken Soup Brigade to serve 74,690 meals to 411 participants. $840,070 was awarded to Senior Services for Meals [More]

City Librarian at Coffee Hour

The Mayor’s Office for Senior Citizens welcomes City Librarian Marcellus Turner to the Senior Coffee Hour, Thursday, November 21, 10-11 a.m., Central Building, 810 3rd Ave. See event flier. [More]

‘Farm to Table’ nominated for award

The Farm to Table partnership has been nominated for an annual Sustainability Leadership Awards from Sustainable Seattle. The program is being recognized for efforts to raise the bar for sustainability, with a nomination in the Resource Impact category. Award winners will be announced on January 31, 2014 during a celebration at the [More]

Area Plan on Aging updated

HSD’s Aging and Disability Services, along with sponsoring partners King County and United Way of King County, have completed the 2014-2015 Update to the Area Plan on Aging. This is a biennial update to the 2012-2015 Area Plan on Aging for the King County region. The 140-page document is full of good [More]