Aging & Disability Resources

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Aging & Disability Advisory Board

Assists with program planning, funds allocation, evaluation of contracted services, identification of unmet community needs, and community education.

ADRC eNewsletter

Focus is on issues related to older adults and people of all ages with disabilities

News & Events

Do you know someone caring for a loved one at home?

Our Family Caregiver Support Program can help with support, respite, and other services that reduce your stress and enable your loved one to remain at home.

Oh My Gosh - Now What
Sept 9 - Oct 14

There’s no diagnosis like an Alzheimer’s or Dementia diagnosis.  More and more families are facing the long road of caring for a loved one with dementia.  There is a lot of uncertainty before the diagnosis and in the early stages after the diagnosis.  Take a look at the questions and the answers in this 6-part series for families and individuals beginning the journey.  

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Aging Out Loud
Sept. 24

Save the date. 8:30-4:30 PM! Pierce County Human Services, in collaboration with Tacoma Older LGBT, is holding a free, full-day conference at the McGavick Conference Center on the grounds of Clover Park Technical College in Lakewood, WA.  Ideas for successful aging will be explored through panels discussing topics such as housing, caregiving, and aging in place, geared for older LGTBQIA+ residents of Pierce County, their family members, friends, and allies. Get your tickets here. 

2019 Fall Prevention Awareness Day
Sept. 24
Are falls a natural part of aging?  No! Unexpected falls can result in a serious and costly injury. The good news is that most falls can be prevented! You have the power to reduce your risk of falling.  Free event open to everyone – snacks provided   Fall prevention tips, exercise demos, giveaways and fun for all.  Fall prevention presentations & community resources too.  No RSVP needed (open to public-YMCA membership not required!)
Held 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Morgan Family YMCA, 1002 S. Pearl Street in Tacoma.  For more info call the ADRC at 253-798-4600 or e-mail
Special link for vendor registration.

Resources & Services

  1. About the Program
  2. Plans and Reports
  3. Aging and Disability Advisory Board
  4. Case Management

Community-Based Services

The Aging and Disability Resources Program offers a wide range of community-based services that allow older adults and adults with disabilities to remain at home as long as possible. These services address the needs of frail, older and functionally disabled adults living in Pierce County.

Case Management

Case managers assist individuals to access the services and supports they need to remain in their own home. Nurses are also available to review health needs and teach in-home care aide how to best meet those needs.

Family Caregiver Support

Provides services to help unpaid caregivers caring for aging parents, ailing spouses, partners, disabled adult children, or friends suffering from a debilitating illness. FCSP webpage.

Long Term Care Ombudsman

Serves as a voice for residents of long-term care facilities, look into complaints, and helps solve problems. LTC Ombudsman webpage.

Aging & Disability Resource Center

Provides an access point for those seeking information and assistance regarding programs or services available to older adults or adults with disabilities. This service can range from a brief phone conversation to more in-depth conversations in the home setting. 

Contact Us

Talk to Us

Phone: 253-798-4600

Toll-Free: 1-800-562-0332

TTY Line: 253-798-2837

Special 24/7 voice mail for non-English speakers:

  • Khmer / Cambodian - (253) 798-4550
  • Korean - (253) 798-4551
  • Russian - (253) 798-4552
  • Spanish - (253) 798-4553
  • Vietnamese - (253) 798-4554

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Service Hours: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

1305 Tacoma Ave. Suite 104
Tacoma, WA 98402