Information about King County COVID-19 vaccination: COVID-19 Information and Resources
Vaccines.gov information: Vaccines.gov
Seattle Public Library
The older adults program calendar can be found easily with the friendly url, www.spl.org/fiftyplus.
The Seattle Public Library also has older adults resources at Next Chapter, with the friendly url www.spl.org/nextchapter. Next Chapter describes our older adults program, and if you scroll down the page, you’ll see a link to Resources for Adults 50+, a curated set of links.
Free on-line classes for older adults!
Ever wanted to learn how to keep a journal? Learn more about technology? Even brush up on ballroom dancing? Well, LindyLive is a great place for all of these. Use the link below, and the classes are free (we know a guy!). You’ll need to sign up for an account, but after that you can join a discussion about football, have a virtual pet visit, or even swap smoothie recipes.
Assistance with Seattle Public Utility Bills
Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) has a number of resources to help with bills during the pandemic: payment plans, discounts for low-income folks, and even emergency assistance. Don’t miss out on these resources!
ORCA Regional Reduced Fare Permit (RRFP) card
RRFP lets you ride transit for a reduced fare.
The Regional Reduced Fare Permit (RRFP) is the ORCA card that entitles senior riders (65+ years), riders with a disability, and Medicare card holders to reduced fares.
All the places you can use your RRFP [PDF] Includes ferries! Water taxis!
Put together by the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, Community Conversations happen the second Wednesday of every month, from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. It’s a talk-show style conversation where you can share your thoughts (and listen to the thoughts of others!).
You can join online, or by phone.
Got a subject you want to make sure gets discussed? Shoot an e-mail to ON_CEC@seattle.gov.