North East Seattle Together (NEST) builds a sustainable, intergenerational community that supports neighbors in growing older together with confidence, joy and peace of mind. NEST serves 13 neighborhoods from Northgate south to the Montlake Cut and from I-5 east to Northgate Way and NE 110th St. NEST was founded in February 2012.
Northwest Neighbors Network (NNN) creates vibrant intergenerational neighborhoods where residents get the support they need to stay living in the comfort of their homes and engaged in community life. NNN serves the local communities of Shoreline, Lake Forest Park, Edmonds, Mountlake Terrace, Lynnwood, and Brier. It was started in February, 2018.
Phinney Neighborhood Association Village (PNA) empowers people to remain in their homes and neighborhoods while staying active and engaged as they age. PNA serves the neighborhoods of Phinney Ridge, Greenwood, and surrounding areas. The Association Village started in 1980.
Eastside Neighbors Network (ENN) connects individuals for friendship and well-being in life’s third act. ENN mainly serves the City of Bellevue but is somewhat flexible in including neighboring communities. They began their Village life in January 2019.
Westside Neighbors Network (WNN) creates and sustains community by bringing together good neighbors and good friends. WNN serves West Seattle and was founded in 2017.
Local Support Agencies
Iora Primary Care is located at 306 23rd Ave South, Suite 200, Seattle, WA 98144 Phone: (206) 518-9058. All Iora Primary Care groups and classes are open to any older adult 65+ and their loved ones, with the exception of SilverSneakers® Flex™ classes. SilverSneakers® Flex™ classes are open to any Humana Medicare Advantage member.
Sound Generations: Sound Generations (formerly Senior Services) is the most comprehensive non-profit agency serving older adults and their loved ones in Washington State. Established in 1967, it promotes positive aging for thousands of seniors and their families each year through our integrated system of quality programs and senior centers. More than 2,800 volunteers, together with 250 employees, make our work possible and efficient.
AARP Seattle WA, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization. helps people 50 and older improve the quality of their lives through advocacy, consumer education, discounts on services, and a variety of resources.
Age Friendly Seattle connects Seattle seniors with information about events, programs, services, and transportation for seniors in Seattle.
GenPRIDEmaintains a comprehensive list of resources for LGBTQI+ aging in the Seattle metropolitan area. It emphasizes staying fit, informed, engaged, and well. Provides a non-911 emergency need or request for immediate supply delivery.
Lighthouse for the Blind includes American Foundation for the Blind’s Senior Site, and it provides useful information for persons with low vision.
Local Sources for Housing
Senior Housing Apartments provides a price range, size of apartment and date of recent upgrading. Virtual tours are available on their website.
Senior Housing comprises 79 low-income, affordable communities in Seattle that are listed on the website. Current availability and costs are listed on their website. Many have waitlists.
Technology Resource for Zoom and Other Tools
Ashby Village provides some very clear, helpful instructions on a variety of topics, including Zoom and FaceTime.