SENIORS

Everett has a number of resources that serve the senior and elderly population residing in the area. The links provided below are to organizations that provide services related to housing, healthcare, income and food assistance, and community centers. 

Please be advised: the Everett Social Services listed in the Everett Helplink index do not constitute an endorsement by our website, nor are they a guarantee of the services listed on those pages.


Agency's, centers and NONPROFITS 

Senior Services of Snohomish County serves seniors and people with disabilities by promoting independence, preserving dignity, and enhancing the quality of life for older adults and people with disabilities.

The Carl Gipson Senior Center of Everett provides multiple services for Everett-area seniors. The center provides a safe and active environment for seniors during the day. To access this center's services, seniors 50 years of age and over must apply for a membership (there is no cost for membership).

Full Life Care helps adults of all ages with chronic illnesses, and physical or developmental disabilities. They are a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving people’s lives and supporting caregivers. Since the 1970s, they have helped thousands of individuals preserve their dignity and avoid living in a nursing home or in isolation.

This agency is focused expanding the current supply of affordable housing for low-income persons residing in Everett area. The EHA website provides information about existing low-income housing locations that are operating in Everett. Most of the housing featured on this site is for senior and/or disabled individuals.

Washington State’s Community Living Connections is part of a national effort coordinated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Veterans Administration, and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Services are designed to help individuals of all ages, ability, and income level to obtain home and community-based support. The CLC network is also designed to assist client caregivers, families, legal representatives.

Snohomish County Long Term Care & Aging provides community leadership on issues related to aging. We plan, coordinate, and advocate for the development and delivery of a range of services that helps older persons and younger adults with disabilities meet their needs and maximize their potential.

This office provides physical access to the services offered online. Clients may apply for Medicare, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), retirement benefits, and obtain help with Medicare prescription drugs. Clients can also obtain a social security card, current publications, and a selection of forms. 


Online Resources 

The WaCPC lists companies and individual providers on this website who help families deal with burden of long term care. One purpose of this website is to educate the public on the need for care planning before a crisis occurs. A second purpose is to provide, in one place, all of the available government and private services for eldercare. The listing service on this website to provide free assistance to clients in contacting long term care providers or advisers in the Washington state area who may be helpful. This a trusted listing service that the public can turn to for expert help in dealing with the challenges of long term care.

Welcome to the Eldercare Locator, a public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging connecting you to services for older adults and their families.You can also reach us at 1-800-677-1116.


Medical Equipment 

Bridge Disability Ministries is a faith-based organization that helps people with disabilities get used wheelchairs and walkers. The Meyer Medical Equipment Center provides free or discounted equipment clients who need it.

MSHH Donor Closer makes refurbished medical equipment available at a greatly reduced price. All equipment is at a low suggested minimum donation amount. They don't charge tax and donations may be tax deductible.

Starkey Hearing Foundation has provided more hearing help to people in the United States than to any other country. Hear Now is the application-based program that provides hearing help to low-income Americans. Each person they help is fit with new, top-of-the-line digital hearing aids that are customized to their hearing loss.


Senior Employment

AARP Foundation connects eligible job seekers with local nonprofits and public agencies so they can increase skills and build self-confidence while earning a modest income. Based on their employment interests and goals, participants may also receive supportive services and skills training through an educational institution. SCSEP experience often leads to permanent employment.


In-Home Care Service, Long-term Care Services &  Hospice

 This services is a multi-service provider. Sunrise serves individuals who are elderly, have developmental disabilities, physical challenges, and those who need help to stay in their own homes. This agency provides in-home nursing.

Hospiceprovides comprehensive medical care in the patient’s home. They provide physical, emotional, and spiritual support via trained staff and volunteers that assist the patient and family as they work towards medical rehabilitation or a peaceful and dignified death. They work to promote optimum patient comfort through pain and symptom management, palliative care, stress reduction, and the general well being of the patient.


Senior Legal Assistance 

NJP's CLEAR*Sr (Coordinated Legal Education Advice and Referral for *Seniors) is a statewide toll-free hotline for people ages 60 and older to get free legal help with many civil (Non-criminal) legal problems: Some examples include consumer, senior abuse or exploitation, welfare, SSI, aid, Medicare, Medic housing. 


Property Tax Exemptions

The Exemption Division is responsible for the administration of various programs available to property owners to help reduce property taxes. Expmption Department: 425.388.3540