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Senior Advisory Commission

   

 

Mission Statement

Our Mission is to help improve and enrich the health and wellbeing for senior citizens quality of life. Make safe and affordable recommendations for seniors to age in their home. Create partnerships for affordable and reliable transportation. Educate and communicate programs and services available to seniors. Partner with the community for affordable rent, activities and, memberships.

Responsibilities

The Senior Advisory Commission advises the City Council on policies, community engagement, and delivery of senior citizen programs and to provide outreach to the community. The commission shall identify issues related to senior citizens in the community by working with the residents, service providers, the mayor's office, and city staff.

Membership

The membership of the Senior Advisory Commission are appointed by the City Council and consists of up to nine members and three alternate members. 

Committee Members 

  • Debbie Harvey, Chair
  • Kevin King
  • Cheryl Volheim
  • Tammy Dziak
  • Lana Bostic, Vice-Chair
  • Catherine North
  • Kenneth Pratt
  • Sue Ellebrecht
  • Frank Fields

Meetings

  • 3rd Wednesday, every odd month (Jan, Mar, May, July, Sept., Nov)
  • 2PM
  • Meeting Location:  
    City Hall
    2nd Floor, Hylebos Conference Room
    33325 8th Ave South
    Federal Way, WA  98003

     
  • Current and past meeting packets and agendas

For information about local senior activity programs click on the links below:

 


RESOURCES

COVID-19 RESOURCES

Covid Vaccine Locations - WA State Health Dept. Find Your Phase WA 

FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Expense Assistance - COVID-19 Funeral Assistance | FEMA.gov

 

SENIOR RESOURCES

UPDATED: Senior Resource Guide for the Greater Federal Way

Retirement Connections Puget Sound Resources
https://retirementconnection.com/puget-sound-resources

Senior Citizens/Disabled Comcast Cable Rate Discount

Senior Citizens/Disabled Property Tax Exemption
King County Property Tax for more information please click https://www.kingcounty.gov/depts/assessor/TaxRelief.aspx

City of Federal Way Utility Tax Rebate
(Jan 01, 2021-April 30,2021) https://www.cityoffederalway.com/node/1505

Dental Care This free resource highlights the steps to maintaining your natural smile as you age, common dental health issues, paying for dental care, and more.
https://www.byteme.com/community/resources/article/aging-dental-health/

Eye Care - This free resource highlights the importance of eye care for aging adults, treatment options for age-related vision problems, and more. 
https://www.nvisioncenters.com/education/seniors-vision-guide/
https://www.nvisioncenters.com/cataract-surgery/

 

Discounts

Senior Discounts and Savings
https://www.seniorliving.org/finance/senior-discounts/ 
*deals vary by location.

Transportation

 

 


Senior Advisory Commissioner at the State of the City at the Peforming Arts & Event Center  2/27/2020


Senior Advisory Commission with the Mayor and City Council 09/03/2019

 

Department: 

Contact

Amy Glandon
Executive Assistant to the Council
Ph: 253.835.2401

Email

33325 8th Ave. S.
Federal Way, WA  98003

Fax: 253.835.2409

Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Quick Links

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