Information and assistance specialist available locally
September 4, 2014
Chris Hulings, Information and Assistance Specialist for Area Agency on Aging & Disabilities of Southwest Washington, has provided the following about her role in Wahkiakum County.
“I have an office space at Wahkiakum Health and Human Services and have worked there for approximately two years. I am here every other Monday, all day. Senior Information & Assistance is a free and confidential service for a wide range of public and private resources available to persons aged 60 and older, adults with disabilities, and their families. As an Information and Assistance Specialist I can provide services over the phone, by home visit, in person, by e-mail or regular mail.”
Functions of Senior Information & Assistance Specialist include: Caregiving resources; information giving; program outreach; support groups; service referrals assistance advocacy; housing options; home and health care options;adult/child protective services; medical and dental referrals; senior centers and activities; nutrition programs; transportation; eligibility screening for possible case management and care planning. Other services are available depending on need and request.
Hulings may be contacted at her Kelso office at 360-577-4929 or in Wahkiakum at 360-795-8630 every other Monday.
Wahkiakum Health and Human Services is proud to add Chris Hulings of Area Agency on Aging & Disability of Southwest Washington to the list of reputable agencies doing business with Wahkiakum residents. For additional information about Area on Aging and Disability of Southwest Washington and their programs, contact their office at 360-795-8630 (Terrie Howell) or Chris Hulings at 360-577-4929 or toll free at 800-682-2406.
Upcoming events: September brings Medicare open enrollment closer. Get the information you need to make the changes you need, September 15 at the Cathlamet Community Center. For more information contact Terrie Howell at 360-795-8630.