Resources for older adults, family, and caregivers
Housing and Social Services
Federal and Washington State support programs
The purpose of this blog is to increase awareness of the impact of culture on health and to support health care providers and students in their efforts to provide culturally sensitive and appropriate health care.
Resources for patients and professionals including newsletters and updates on programs that have undergone the Older Americans Act Title IIID submission process
Non-profit organization focusing on national health issues including Medicare's financial outlook
YouTube video by Dr. Mike Evans on the "one thing" that can most improve health Hint: It's exercise.
Keyword search for resources on active aging and older adults
- The Federal agency responsible for increasing access to community supports
- Resources on the unique needs of older Americans and people with disabilities across the lifespan
Resources for older adults including finding local programs, information on benefits, Medicare, online and print resources, and long term care
Resources from AHRQ on increasing physical activity in older adults.
Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) resources for family caregivers
Resources on long term care options including adult family homes, assisted living, and nursing home
Training requirements and payment processes for service providers who receive payments from DSHS
Resources for an adult remaining at home including home care, home care, home health, and community supports
Press and news available for patient and their family