Assistance and Resources
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
Senior Information and Assistance
(888) 435-3377 or (888)-4elders
One phone call to find information on in-home care, prescriptions discounts, home repair help and more.
Come Over on the Shuttle
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Monday to Fridays
Donations are most appreciated.
Please call Hyde Senior Shuttle (425) 333-4009 or (877) 415-3632 to get on the list. At least 24 hours notice is required, so please register ahead. If getting around town is a challenge, try the shuttle. It’s convenient and low-cost and you might just form friendships along the way. Lorri or Kerry will be happy to give you a lift. Learn about more transportation options on the Transportation page.
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 Quide includes information about addiction services, Employment/ Vocational Services, Food and Clothing, Medical Services, Senior Services, Veterans Services, and more. http://snoqualmievalleycommunitynetwork.org/community-resources/quick-resource-guide/
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.
Senior Sleep Guide-Tuck.com
As we age, most of us will experience bodily changes that affect how we sleep. These changes often become more pronounced later in life, and the effects may be influenced by chronic illness or the side effects of prescription medication. To learn more about Sleep and Aging, Dementia and Sleep Disorders, and more, click HERE or HERE for resources.
Identity Theft Protection Services
If you are looking for Identity Theft Protection Services, check out THIS guide from reviews.com.
Elder Care Planning Guide from Consumer Affairs
The ConsumerAffairs elder care planning guide featyres resources on retirement and senior living, home improvements for seniors, everyday services and end of life care planning. It is available HERE.
Find Senior Care & Senior Living Options Near You
Looking for senior care can be stressful and confusing, and you may be unsure where to start. Whether you’re looking for a senior living community or help with in-home care, we’re here to help you understand your options, learn about financing and guide you through the process. More information HERE.
Best Medical Alerts of 2019
From ConsumerAdvocate.org: A comprehensive guide to understanding how to find the right medical alert system for someone close to you. (The content is free because they may earn a commission when you click or make a purchase using their site.) More information HERE.
Drug and Alcohol Treatment Resources for the Elderly
Seniors are not the first demographic that comes to mind when envisioning drug and alcohol abuse. But individuals in this age group are more severely impacted by this issue than most people realize. With age, the elderly experience changes in their physical and mental well-being, social circles and family dynamics, and may require more assistance in their everyday lives. More information HERE.
House Method Senior Resources
Whether you’re a senior aging in place or a homeowner helping to care for an aging family member, home safety is a crucial consideration. Thankfully, preparing your home for aging doesn’t require a costly renovation. There are a number of small changes you can make to ensure you home is safe for yourself or for family members who choose to age at home. Here’s a room-by-room list of inexpensive ways to make your home safer and more comfortable. Continue reading HERE. More articles HERE.
Alcoholism and Seniors
Alcohol consumption among older adults in the U.S. has grown steadily over the past couple of decades. Between 2002 and 2006, an average of 2.8 million adults over the age of 50 suffered from substance use disorders, including alcoholism. By 2020, that number is projected to double, totaling roughly 5.7 million seniors. More information HERE.
Elderly Health Issues
An unprecedented shift is occurring worldwide, wherein the population over age 65 is growing in numbers. This demographic change will lead to the elderly population outnumbering young children. Part of this shift is due to increasing life expectancy, with people living longer thanks to better health and more effective health care. The elderly do face a number of common health issues that need to monitored. More information HERE.