The Wahkiakum County Eagle - Established as The Skamokawa Eagle in 1891

Living Well in Our Region

By Wahkiakum County Health and Human Services

 

September 11, 2014



Chris Hulings, Information and Assistance Specialist, for Area Agency on Aging and 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 and 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 the senior information and 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, and other services are available depending on need and request.

You can contact her at the Kelso office 360-577-4929 or here in Wahkiakum 360-795-8630 every other Monday.

Wahkiakum Health and Human Services is proud to add Chris Hulings of Area Agency on Aging and Disability of Southwest Washington to the list of reputable agencies doing business with Wahkiakum residents. If you would like additional information about Area on Aging and Disability of Southwest Washington and their programs, don’t hesitate to contact our office at 360-795-8630 (Terrie Howell) or Chris Hulings at 360-577-4929 or toll free at 800-682-2406.

Coming events:

September brings us closer to Medicare open enrollment. Get the information you need to make the changes you need. September 15th at the Cathlamet Community Center. For more information contact Terrie Howell at 360-795-8630.

 

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