Community News & Opportunities
Two Program from the University of Washington
Knee Osteoarthritis Study
The University of Washington is seeking people to participate in an exercise and education program for older adults with knee osteoarthritis. The PACIFIC Study tests whether exercise plus educational classes on aging and health or behavioral health can improve your ability to move and reduce pain. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 206-685-2082. Learn more at pacificstudy.uw.edu.
Activity & Mood Study
Seniors are invited to see if they are eligible for a nine-week virtual program, “Do More, Feel Better.” This University of Washington program is based on research showing that increasing participation in pleasurable and rewarding activities can improve mood and outlook. Eligible participants will receive up to $130. Contact email@example.com or 206-616-2129.
Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program
Low-income seniors can apply to receive an $80 card to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables at participating farmer’s markets. Must be 60 years of age or older, reside in King County and meet low-income threshold. Apply between April 10 and May 19 online or access the paper application here: agingkingcounty.org/what-we-do/healthy-aging