From AmeriCorps to Med School

May 20, 2019

James Abe served in AmeriCorps at Full Life Care’s South Branch Adult Day Health Center. Now he’s on a journey toward becoming a physician focused on helping vulnerable adults with lifelong disabilities.

Engaging Communities, One Ride at a Time

May 20, 2019

Nitzan moved from the southwest to Seattle last September to serve with Full Life’s AmeriCorps Team. As the community engagement specialist at Sound Generations, she engages with isolated seniors in the community to connect them to free transportation assistance.

AmeriCorps Leads Health Management Course

April 26, 2019

Updated: April 26, 2019. Thousands of adults across Puget Sound live with one or more chronic health conditions. Full Life Care is hosting a 6-week Chronic Disease Self-Management Course to help individuals, caregivers and family members manage symptoms of those conditions and to improve quality of life. Each participant will receive a free book, Living… Read More

Team AmeriCorps: Why I Serve by Sam Parker

March 7, 2019

In my position at Seattle Housing Authority as the aging-in-place specialist, I engage residents in community activities at 22 senior buildings. As a part of an Aging-in-Place Initiative, I coordinate with residents on a range of activities, from CPR trainings to watercolor classes.

Team AmeriCorps: Why I Serve by Nitzan Barlev

March 7, 2019

I’m supporting a new volunteer transportation program that allows older adults from lesser-served communities to live independently. I conduct outreach in diverse residential buildings, community centers and senior centers to sign up drivers and clients.

Team AmeriCorps: Why I Serve by Molly Corwin

March 7, 2019

I decided to join AmeriCorps because I wanted to give back to my community in a meaningful way. I joined Full Life’s team because I have always enjoyed working with kids with disabilities, and wanted to experience working with an older population.

Team AmeriCorps: Why I Serve by Kieme Eligwe

March 7, 2019

I like being a part of the Full Life Care AmeriCorps team because it presents the opportunity to become active in our community, as well as create a place of comfortability for social engagements. I am currently coordinating a six-week Chronic Disease Self-Management Course.

Team AmeriCorps: Why I Serve by Erika Stover

March 7, 2019

A favorite part of my service experience is getting to meet many different residents, who all have so many stories to tell and experiences to share. I never know what to expect to hear throughout my day. It can range from talking about current events to reminiscing about old cars and anything in between.

Team AmeriCorps: Why I Serve by Carol-Ann Smith

March 7, 2019

The favorite part of my service experience is being able to take part in art activities during programs. Art is my favorite form of expression and I get to savor it in so many ways through this position, from designing event flyers to creating mixed media art with participants. Art reflects a piece of ourselves that exists in that moment, so I feel more connected to the older adults I serve, especially those with memory loss, through their creations.