Update 10/27/2021: Following an update from King County Public Health, the Sno-Valley Senior Center will be requiring vaccine verification/ accepted negative COVID test for those participating in ALL in-person programming/ dining. As a reminder, masks are required at the Sno-Valley Senior Center, regardless of vaccination status.

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 kellyf@soundgenerations.org.

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
  • Transportation
  • Recreation
  • Socialization
  • 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 kellyf@soundgenerations.org

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.

Cyber-Seniors: Do you have technology questions?

We have been working in partnership with Mt. Si Senior Center, Issaquah Senior Center, and Cyber-Seniors to help bridge the digital divide between senior and technology!

Cyber-Seniors (cyberseniors.org/seniors-services/) has recently opened a program in Seattle-King County! This means you can get help from local volunteers to help with:
•Setting up a video call with friends and family
• Ordering groceries or medication online
• Streaming movies, musicals and shows
• Scheduling video appointments with medical professionals
• And more!

Call 206-222-9244 to make an appointment with Seattle-King County Cyber Seniors. Phone lines are open Monday-Friday, 6am-6pm. If you leave a message, they will call you back within 24 hours (Monday-Friday). You can learn more and schedule a one-on-one phone appointment online by going to metrocenter.wsu.edu/cyberseniors/

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.

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

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.

Hopelink

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!

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.

Best Hearing Aids of 2021 from Caring.com

Caring.com created this guide of the best hearing aids to help you find the device that best fits your needs. Our selected devices run the gamut from extremely low-cost hearing aids to those featuring the latest, high-end technologies, and hearing aids you can buy online and in-person with an audiologist. Below you’ll find our review of the best hearing aids, information on the cost of hearing aids and financial assistance options, how to choose a hearing aid, and answers to frequently asked questions.

Mesothelioma Information

Mesothelioma.net is an advocacy and support group dedicated to providing seniors with all the latest in cancer research, treatment, and aid. Our team has worked diligently with health professionals to compile fact-checked and physician approved information regarding this disease and how it affects the body and how it can be treated. Learn more at the link HERE.

Estate Planning Basics

There is a lot more that a person can do, to ensure that their intentions and wishes are honored in the case of mental incapacity or upon passing away. This section on FindLaw provides resources related to estate planning, including a discussion of estate laws, tips for creating an estate plan, and an explanation of how probate works.