Senior Care Resources
Alzheimer’s Association of Washington State
Serving 47 counties in Washington and North Idaho, the Alzheimer’s Association Washington State Chapter is the premier resource in the Pacific Northwest for people impacted by dementia. Through five local offices and a network of dedicated volunteers, this Chapter offers a broad range of care and support services, education and advocacy, as well as funding for Alzheimer’s and dementia research.
Alzheimer’s Foundation of America
Founded in 2002 by a caregiver, the Alzheimer's Foundation of America provides education and support to individuals living with Alzheimer's disease and to their families and caregivers, and funds research toward improved treatments and a cure.
Bridge Builders, Ltd.
Bridge Builders, Ltd. provides quality care management, guardianship and fiduciary services, serving Clallam, Jefferson and Kitsap counties.
Care Management encompasses bill paying and financial organizing, accompanying to medical appointments and assisting with follow through, coordinating home care services, checking on clients on a pre-arranged and on-call basis, advocacy with insurance companies and other businesses, mail sorting and filing, assistance with residential placement and more.
Compass Advocate Services - Penney Sanders
Provide services and support for enhancing and ensuring independent, quality living for the elderly and developmentally disabled. This includes durable power of attorney, health care decision-making, care oversight, appointment management, bill paying, financial oversight, liaison with healthcare providers and governmental agencies and general trouble-shooting for those living either independently or in a facility.
Compass & Clock
Compass & Clock is a comprehensive guide to retirement planning. Their educational program is designed to help you navigate aging in place; maintaining physical and financial health; housing options & family support; legal guidance; leisure pursuits; and so much more. Be prepared. Plan in advance for a safe & secure road ahead.
Dementia Support Northwest
Their mission is to support people with dementia and their caregivers, families, and friends, through education and working with community partners to expand resources.
OlyCap “Helping People, Building Community”
In the 55 years since its founding, OlyCAP has been responsive to the needs of the communities of the Peninsula. The agency today employs over 160 dedicated professionals working at locations throughout Clallam and Jefferson counties. OlyCAP operates dozens of programs – with a single common thread – service to our community.
Visit their website to learn more!
- Arts & Minds Memory Wellness Program
- This weekly prevention and support program utilizes creative arts as tools for strengthening and maintaining cognitive functioning, optimizing abilities and reducing stress.
- (360) 457-6801
- Encore! Adult Day Center
- Serving older adults with a functional disability, this program includes daily physical and cognitive exercise, music experiences, stimulating and meaningful activity, and social opportunities in a safe, pleasant, supervised setting.
- (360) 457-6801
- Port Townsend OlyCap
- (360) 385-2571
- Port Angeles OlyCap
- (360) 452-4726
- Forks OlyCap
- (360) 374-6193
Northwest Justice Project
Northwest Justice Project (NJP) is Washington’s largest publicly funded legal aid program. Each year NJP provides critical civil legal assistance and representation to thousands of low-income people in cases affecting basic human needs such as family safety and security, housing preservation, protection of income, access to health care, education and other basic needs.
Social Security Administration
Social Security delivers a broad range of services online at ssa.gov and through a nationwide network of over 1,400 offices that include regional offices, field offices, card centers, teleservice centers, processing centers, hearing offices, the Appeals Council, and our State and territorial partners, the Disability Determination Services.
Senior / Community Centers
Senior Information & Assistance offices are a resource for information and referrals
- Medicare Information
- (360) 452-3221 or (800) 633-4227
- Senior Information and Assistance – Forks/West End
- (360) 374-9496
- Senior Information and Assistance – Jefferson County
- (360) 374-9496
- Senior Information and Assistance – Port Angeles/Sequim
- (360) 452-3221
- SHIBA (Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors)
- (360) 452-3221 or (800) 801-0070
(* indicates that there is a Veteran Service Officer affiliated with the Post or organization; sometimes they float to other Posts – please call. Information and assistance for applying for various benefits for the veteran, their spouse, surviving spouse.)
- American Legion Post 106 – Forks
- (360) 374-6601
- American Legion Post 26 – Port Townsend
- (360) 385-3454
- American Legion Post 29* - Port Angeles
- (360) 452-9335
- American Legion Post 62* – Sequim
- (360) 683-5915
- Clallam County Veterans Center*
- (360) 457-5251
- Northwest Veteran Resource Center*
- (360) 797-1791
- VFW Post 1024 – Port Angeles
- (360) 457-0238
- VFW Post 4760 – Sequim
- (360) 681-0434
- VFW Post 7498 – Port Hadlock
- (360) 379-8040
- VFW Post 9106 – Forks
- (360) 374-5489