Update 8/2/2021: Following the update from King County and the Governor’s office, we are recommending that everyone coming into the Sno-Valley Senior Center wear a facial mask. Everyone not vaccinated must where a facial mask.
Sno-Valley Senior Center is officially re-opened for more programming, in-person dining, and EnhanceFitness classes. Reservations are required for lunches, please call 425-333-4152. Meals are served at Noon, Monday-Friday or can be picked-up at 12:45pm.
Assistance and Resources
Social Worker Resources
Sno-Valley Senior Center Social Worker, Kelly Fujiwara, is available to meet 1-on-1 for emotional support, short-term counseling and resource navigation, at no cost to seniors. Kelly has a Masters in Social work with an emphasis in Health Care and Aging. Note that community referrals will be made for situations that need more intensive psychological interventions. Call Kelly at 425-333-4152 ext. 7 or email email@example.com.
Homebound Senior Outreach Program
If you or someone you know is home-bound or has difficulty getting out, the Senior Outreach program may be a good match! Contact us to schedule an in-home visit with one of our volunteers.
Our volunteers can help with:
- Aid with small household tasks
- Assistance filling out paperwork
- Information/ Referrals
To make a referral or receive more information about our program contact Kelly Fujiwara, Social Worker, at (425) 333-4152 x7 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Pathways Information and Assistance
Finding the information you need when you need it is not always easy. When you call Pathways, our highly-trained volunteers offer free, personalized help to assess your needs, offer options and refer you to a wide range of services including: In-hope support, housing, legal, medicaid, transportation, food & nutrition, employment, counseling, and more. Call Pathways at 206-448-3110.
Come Over on the HYDE Shuttle
The Hyde Shuttle is convenient, low-cost and you might for friendships along the way! Call 425-333-4009 or 877-415-3632 to schedule a ride, at least 3 days in advance. You can go to Carnation, Duvall, Fall City and Redmond Ridge from 8:00am-4:00pm.
“Personally, I like the drivers. They’re very courteous and kind. The Hyde Shuttle gets people like me, who are usually housebound, to the center. It’s just a wonderful service!”
Learn about more transportation options in the Snoqualmie Valley on the Transportation page.
Home Equipment Loan Program (HELP)
The H.E.L.P. Center has a variety of home medical equipment available to loan out to members of the community, in their time of need. Dependent on what is available through donations, the HELP center, working in partnership with Snoqualmie Valley Hospital, Bridge Ministries, Sno-Valley Senior Center, and Mt Si Senior Center, may have equipment for you: Wheelchairs, shower chairs, walkers, toilet risers, canes, and more!
All equipment is repaired and sanitized by Bridge Disability Ministries before it is given out for re-use.
Used equipment is accepted at Sno-Valley Senior Center, Mt. Si Senior Center, and Bridge Ministries. Contact Susan Lord for equipment requests at 425-831-3754. The equipment center is located at the Snoqualmie Valley Hospital East Campus, 34599 SE 99th St, Snoqualmie. A monetary donation is much appreciated (though not required) when items are picked up.
2-1-1 is a free and confidential service that helps people across the U.S. find the local resources they need. They are there for you 24 hours a day, seven days a week. They can help with food, health, housing, utilities, jobs & employment, and more!
Parkview Property Services, LLC: Affordable Home Maintenance & Repair
Parkview Property Services are a non-profit dedicated to providing high-quality affordable home maintenance and repairs. Estimates are free, call: 206-542-6601. Licensed, Bonded & Insured. *They recommend always getting multiple estimates (at least 3) prior to hiring a contractor. Find the website by clicking HERE. Confirmed that they WILL come out to the Valley for Home Maintenance & Repair.
Senior/ Local Resources
Snoqualmie Valley Community Network Quick Resource Guide
For local resources in Snoqualmie Valley click HERE. The Snoqualmie Valley Community Network Quick Resource Guide includes information about addiction services, Employment/ Vocational Services, Food and Clothing, Medical Services, Senior Services, Veterans Services, and more.
Just across the street from Sno-Valley Senior Center is the Sno-Valley Food Bank and Emergency Services provided by Hopelink. You can call, 425-333-4163, ahead to schedule an appointment to register with the food bank, and once you are registered, you will be able to attend twice per month. Hopelink also has volunteers who are able to make home deliveries to homebound individuals. The Sno-Valley Service Center is open Monday-Thursday 8:30am-5:00pm. Food Bank Hours of Operations are Wednesdays 3:00-7:00pm and Thursdays, 10:00am-2:00pm.
Duvall Walking Guide
The City of Duvall and Savor Snoqualmie Valley, an initiative of the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust, have teamed up to create a new Duvall Walking Guide thanks to grant funds from Port of Seattle. It is their hope that this map of city parks, walking routes, and points of interest will inspire both residents and visitors to get out, get moving, support local businesses, and explore all that Duvall has to offer!
Retirement Living Assisted Living Resources
Find Washington retirement communities, including active adult communities, independent living, assisted living, memory care, nursing care and more. Full guide can be found by clicking this link.
Entertainment Resources for Seniors
It is extremely easy to lose trust in your own body as you get older, but the key is to continue to engage it and not allow it to keep you from enjoying everything life has to offer. The good news is that there are a ton of activities that can help keep seniors physically fit, as well as cognitively sharp. Learn more at the link HERE.
Start Your Recovery
StartYourRecovery.org provides helpful information for people who are dealing with substance use issues — and their family members, friends, and co-workers, too. We know that there is no one-size-fits-all solution to the challenges faced by those who misuse alcohol, prescription or illegal drugs, or other substances, and we aim to break through the clutter to help people at any stage of recovery. Learn more at the website HERE.
Memory Care in Washington State
This guide will cover the cost of memory care in Washington, financial assistance options for paying for memory care, free memory care resources in the state and a directory of memory care facilities in Washington. Memory care facilities provide those living with Alzheimer’s and dementia with care that is tailored to their unique needs. Memory care can take place in its own facility, or as part of a designated wing of another residential care community.
Moving for Seniors: The Ultimate Guide to Planning a Move
A major move is an incredibly stressful endeavor. Whether you’re downsizing moving into a new home closer to friends and loved ones, moving into a senior living community, or even moving in with a family member, you can find yourself struggling to handle the move. These moving tips for seniors can make the process much easier.
Veterans & Mesothelioma
Veterans comprise roughly 30% of mesothelioma cases in the United States. This is primarily a result of asbestos exposure while veterans were serving in the military. Their organization provides a wealth of information and resources for patients and their families. All of the information is accredited by the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information, and their content is reviewed and verified with doctors before publication. Learn more at the link HERE.
10 Part-Time & Flexible Jobs for Seniors
A lot of people believe that once you retire, employment opportunities disappear and there’s no chance of re-entering the job market. But that couldn’t be further from the truth. According to Reuters, by 2024, one in four workers will be older than 55. Not to mention, many employers are actively looking to hire seniors because of the maturity and strong ethics they’re able to bring to a workplace – qualities that younger people sometimes lack. Learn more at the link HERE.