Great win in Olympia!

March 12, 2020

We have reason to celebrate! We received some key wins in Olympia this week for this supplemental budget year. Together with matching federal funds, we won appropriations to fund a 6% Adult Day Health rate increase, a 0.05-cent per hour increase to our admin rate in homecare, homecare parity and a health home rate increase… Read More

Full Life Care Announces Executive Transition

June 13, 2019

Scott Slater, Full Life Care’s chief financial officer, will serve as acting executive director after Executive Director Dave Budd resigned from his position effective June 4, 2019.

Your Advocacy Made a Difference!

May 29, 2019

Good news to report! Your advocacy worked, plus praise from community leaders, employee training and program growth.

Making it Through the Storm

March 18, 2019

In times of uncertainty and loss, it is an uplifting feeling to be surrounded by people you can depend on. People who will do whatever needs to be done.

A Quarterly Report

February 4, 2019

We just closed the books on an eventful 2018, and looking ahead, I believe that we will build upon our successes. Here are some highlights to share.

Ageism in our Culture

December 7, 2018

We're often surprised at how tolerant society can be when it comes to ageism. Ageism is defined as stereotyping and discrimination against individuals or groups based on their age. It is so pervasive in our culture that many of us don’t even notice it or realize how damaging it can be; damaging not just to our society but to our own psyches.

How is it going with Transforming Age?

November 20, 2018

by Dave Budd Former Executive Director Occasionally I am asked: “How is it going with Transforming Age?” In a word, it has been terrific. Since formalizing the relationship in September 2017, we are feeling very supported and respected in our new affiliation with Transforming Age, or “TA” as we sometimes say. A quick recap Many… Read More

How it is going with Transforming Age

September 4, 2018

I am asked occasionally about Transforming Age and the affiliation. I wanted to take this opportunity to share with you my response. In a word, it has been terrific. Since formalizing the relationship in September 2017, we are feeling very supported.

Growing Small Miracles at Full Life

February 27, 2018

In the nearly forty-year history of Full Life Care, the agency has had exactly two executive directors. One was Betty Sanders, who started the program with a small group of friends and supporters. Then Nora Gibson became executive director in the early 1990s. But beyond our leadership, there is another secret to our success.