The Senior Companion program focuses on providing assistance and friendship to older adults who have difficulty with daily living tasks, such as shopping or paying bills.
Through this program, Companion volunteers keep seniors independent longer and can provide respite to family caregivers. A Senior Companion may also provide transportation for medical appointments or grocery shopping.
Guardianship or Supported Decision Making? This document can help you decide if you are ready for more independence.
My Voice Counts 2018
Access to Outdoors – A website serving Coeur d’Alene, Hayden, Post Falls and Spokane to promote recreational accessibility within our communities, particularly accessibility to our parks, outdoor facilities, etc. And to get together recreationally, i.e. go handcycling/cycling, water/snow ski, and my favorite sailing.
Independent Living USA
Independent Living and disability issues. Includes links to the “best disability websites from A to Z.”
The National Council on Indpendent Living (NCIL)
The National Council on Indepedent Living (NCIL) is a membership organization that advances the indepedent living phiolsophy and advocates for the human rights of, and services for, people with disabilities to further their full integration and participation in society.
Related Links: www.IndepedentLiving.org
YoureAble was founded by Joe Rajko, a charity worker from Leeds, after winning the Channel 4 eMillionaire show in July of 2000. YoureAble has integrated inforation, products and services into a community-based website. Since launch, more than one million people have visited the site to download over 3,500 pages of inforatmion across 17 different channels to participate in 12 topic forums.
Idaho Commission on Aging
Our number one priority is to provide the best possible service through this single point of entry website where people of all incomes and ages can obtain information on a full range of long-term care support programs and services. We hope you find this website informative and a user-friendly tool that will assist you and your family.
Sports and Games for Seniors – Fun and Exercise in one! Safe and fun exercises are important with senior activity in mind. For obvious reasons, and maybe the not so obvious seniors need to take special care in how they exercise. The body is older and more fragile than a younger person’s is. The good news is there are many fun activities seniors can participate in to reap the many health benefits they deliver.
They have information and resources about: Traveling with a special need, disability magazines, access guides for cities, resorts and attractions, Wheelchair or scooter rentals, accessible transportation and more!
BRAIN INJURY SUPPORT GROUPS There are many Brain Injury Support Groups throughout the state of Washington. Each group has developed its own unique style based on the needs and interests of its participants. The group for Pullman/Moscow area meets the 4th Monday of each month, 6-8pm in Conference Room C at Pullman Regional Hospital. This group is sponsored by Pullman Regional Hospital, Disability Action Center NW, and Spokane Chapter of Brain Injury Alliance of Washington. For more information call 509-592-8931