Area Agency on Aging: Seattle / King County leadership, structure & resources | #CivicCoffee 5/20/21

Area Agency on Aging: Seattle / King County leadership, structure & resources | #CivicCoffee 5/20/21

Older Americans Month panel on the Civic Coffee Hour! Become an #AgeFriendly Champion by subscribing & enabling notifications: http://bit.ly/Sub2ADS 馃敂 To participate in our next livestream, online or by phone, visit https://bit.ly/AgeFriendlyLive 馃捇馃摫鈽庯笍 Expand video description for timestamps.

02:37 – Language access, community resources and 6/3 Close to Home preview
05:27 – Partner update: The Seattle Public Library (Nancy Slote, Nancy.Slote@spl.org)
17:33 – Q&A: “Will the Library accept materials for advertising community events/programs?”
20:07 – Vaccinations and other COVID-19 resources
23:21 – Panelist intros: Mary Mitchell, Andrea Yip, Dick Woo (AgingInfo@seattle.gov)
27:21 – Panel presentation, part 1
48:43 – Q&A: “Are there any open positions on the Advisory Council and how does one apply? Are there other ways to get involved?”
52:23 – Q&A: “Will the Advisory Council be addressing the digital divide for seniors and Persons with disabilities in need of education, equipment and online services?”
56:58 – Panel presentation, part 2
01:11:03 – Q&A: “Are there volunteer opportunities in the Age Friendly Seattle program?”
01:17:01 – Q&A: “Do you only serve older Americans? Or do you serve older people no matter what nationality they have?”
01:18:44 – Q&A: “Who decides when senior centers and adult day health programs will be open again?”
01:22:33 – Q&A: “What does ADS do for older Black people?”
01:26:50 – Thanks & Pride Month preview (Lenny Orlov, lenny.orlov@seattle.gov)

Our #OlderAmericansMonth panel:
**Mary Mitchell, Interim Director, Aging & Disability Services, Seattle Human Services: www.agingkingcounty.org
**Andrea Yip, Planning Unit Manager, Aging & Disability Services, Seattle Human Services Department: www.seattle.gov/humanservices/services-and-programs/promoting-healthy-aging
**Dick Woo, Chair of Advisory Council on Aging & Disability Services for Seattle鈥擪ing County: agingkingcounty.org/about-us/advisory-council

Resources:
Community Living Connections network: communitylivingconnections.org | 1-844-348-5464
The Seattle Public Library鈥榮 “Ask Us”: https://www.spl.org/ask | 206-386-4636
Washington Listens: https://waportal.org | 1-833-681-0211
WA State Coronavirus Response #COVID19: https://coronavirus.wa.gov | 1-800-525-0127

Partners:
The Seattle Public Library: https://www.SPL.org
City of Seattle Human Services Department: http://www.seattle.gov/humanservices
Aging and Disability Services: https://www.agingkingcounty.org
Age Friendly Seattle: http://www.seattle.gov/AFS

Produced, hosted and edited by: Leonid “Lenny” Orlov
Live show moderators: Justin Englund, Meg Woolf, Michael Taylor-Judd

Music (used with permission):
ODESZA, A Moment Apart, “Show Me.”