Tacoma Social Services for the Elderly

Find Tacoma Washington social services and programs related to the elderly. Social services for the elderly are provided by Departments of Aging and Senior Centers.

A Department of Aging is a government agency at the state, county, or local level charged with providing assistance to elderly members of the community. Departments of Aging provide a number of services and programs to promote the health, safety, and independence of the elderly, including health and wellness programs, caregiver services, and elder abuse prevention. At the local level, Departments of Aging are involved in directly providing services, which can include cultural and recreational programming.

Pierce County Department of Aging 1305 Tacoma Avenue South Tacoma WA 98402 253-798-4500

A Senior Center is a local organization that provides programming and services for older members of the community. Senior Centers offer a variety of programming, including cultural and recreational events, classes on nutrition, fitness, and wellbeing, and technology assistance. Senior Centers also help area seniors access social services for the elderly by providing workshops on senior rights, access to Medicare, and transportation assistance.

Lighthouse Senior Center 5016 A Street Tacoma WA 98408 253-591-5080

Tacoma Senior Centers 415 South 13th Street Tacoma WA 98402 253-591-5083