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2-1-1 partner with services statewide to meet community needs and get help into people’s hands.
May 24th, 2017
The Fresh Bucks program will be returning in May at all Seattle farmers markets and many other locations throughout the state. Fresh Bucks provides extra buying power for people with SNAP benefits (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, known as “food stamps” and often referred to as “EBT”). By matching dollars spent in food stamp benefits every time they shop at a Fresh Bucks-participating market, SNAP shoppers are able to purchase more fresh, healthy produce – all from local farmers. Fresh Bucks and Similar EBT matching programs are located across Washington State. To learn about the program and locations read (more…)
May 22nd, 2017
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May 3rd, 2017
Governor Jay Inslee has signed a proclamation encouraging all people in Washington to “take action to reduce their risk of stroke, know the signs and symptoms, and act F.A.S.T.”
Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability in Washington. Stroke can happen at any age. Rates for stroke have been declining among older adults, the group most commonly impacted by stroke. However, we recognize the importance of focusing on prevention, as more adults ages 18 to 54 are being hospitalized for stroke, and have risk factors for stroke.
What can you do to help reduce death and disability from stroke – not just in May, but all year long?
April 26th, 2017
Washington Information Network 211 held their 10-Year Anniversary event on January 31, 2016. The memorable event was held at the Washington State Governor’s Mansion in Olympia. The evening event was filled with stories of WIN211’s history, pride in its achievements, recognition of those who paved the way for the 211 system in Washington and a bit of fun and whimsy.
February 2nd, 2017
The President’s executive order limiting immigration to the United States has raised questions for dual citizen travelers, travelers holding green cards and travelers holding immigrant visas. The Port of Seattle website encourages anyone expecting visitors to arrive at SeaTac with refugee status or from one of the 7 countries listed in Trump’s executive order – Iraq, Iran, Libya, Syria, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen – to contact legal resources for potential support. For legal resources read (more…)
December 30th, 2016
Since its inception, 2-1-1 has handled more than three million connections to community, social and health and disaster services. With our state’s key community leaders and public officials WIN 211 will gather at the Governor’s Mansion, on the evening of Tuesday, January 31st from 5:30-7:00pm to celebrate the forming of WIN 2-1-1 and our statewide 2-1-1 system that has provided a decade of service to its citizens. Guests will hear from our founding members and sponsors about 2-1-1’s important role, which is to simply connect people at important moments in their lives with the services they need delivered by trustworthy, reliable, and caring people.
If you would like to help sponsor this event or would like more information, read (more…)
December 5th, 2016
There are many reasons why fruits and vegetables might not make it into your diet. The Washington State Department of Health and other organizations across the state are working together on Complete Eats, a program to make fruits and vegetables more affordable and easy to buy.
If you use SNAP/Basic Food/EBT to buy food, Complete Eats is for you. Complete Eats increases your food benefit so you can purchase more fruits and vegetables. Complete Eats programs are available in farmers markets, health clinics, and grocery stores. Learn more at http://www.doh.wa.gov/completeeats
June 28th, 2016
Stay Active and Independent for Life (SAIL) is a strength, balance and fitness program for adults 65 and older. Performing exercises that improve strength, balance and fitness are the single most important activity that adults can do to stay active and reduce their chance of falling. The entire curriculum of activities in the SAIL Program can help improve strength and balance, if done regularly.
Classes are free and offered July-September 2016. To find information about classes, please read (more…)
WIN211 has partnered with the Washington State Department of Commerce to help Washington residents get ready for tax day.
Times are tough. A little extra money in your pocket makes a big difference. If you earned less than $54,000 in 2016, you may qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit which could add as much as six-thousand dollars to your federal income tax refund. Couldn’t you use a little extra money to make life easier? Workers who qualify for the EITC – Earned Income Tax Credit must file a federal income tax return even if they do not have a requirement to file. Learn more about this valuable tax credit by calling your local 2-1-1 Information and Referral Specialist beginning January 30th, 2017 to find a free tax preparer near you.
The IRS will begin accepting and filing tax forms January 23rd, 2017. Tax returns are due April 18th 2017.
Circa 91% of older adults have a least one chronic condition, and 73% have at least two. Chronic conditions – such as diabetes, arthritis, hypertension, and lung disease – seriously compromise the quality of life of older adults, often forcing them to give up their independence too soon. Chronic conditions also place a significant financial burden on individuals as well as health care systems. In 2011, this cost totaled nearly $3 trillion. The traditional medical model – which focuses more on the illness than the patient – is costly and often ineffective. Get more facts on the impact of chronic disease at the NCOA Center for Healthy Aging – Chronic Disease.
Chronic Disease Self-Management Program
Through a partnership with the U.S. Administration on Aging, NCOA promotes the implementation of Stanford University’s Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) in communities throughout the United States. Offered not only in this country but also worldwide, this program has been has been proven to help older adults better manage their chronic conditions, improve their quality of life, and lower their health care costs.
CDSMP workshops meet once a week for two and one-half hours, over six consecutive weeks. Workshops are facilitated by two trained leaders, one or both of whom are non-health professionals with chronic diseases themselves. Workshops are highly interactive.
Topics include the following:
- How to deal with frustration, fatigue, pain, and isolation.
- Ways to maintain and improve strength, flexibility, and endurance.
- Managing medications.
- How to communicate more effectively with family, friends, and health professionals.
- Healthy eating.
WIN211 ha collaborato con lo Stato di Washington Dipartimento della Salute per promuovere la salute e il benessere su una serie di argomenti, tra cui la preparazione alle emergenze e informazioni di risposta, l'influenza di prevenzione e vaccinazioni, e di altri problemi di salute.
Chronic Disease Self Management Programs
WIN211 has partnered with the Washington State Department of Health to promote the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program.
Imagine how it would feel to take control of your health!
- Use medications effectively
- Solve problems and meet personal goals
- Talk to your doctor about your health
- Make choices about your treatment
- Be a healthy caregiver
Rediscover your zest for living a healthy life in six weeks!
Are you unsure about how to best manage an ongoing health condition? Are you tired, anxious, frustrated, in pain? Try something new! Join a safe, supportive six-week self-management workshop and discover new, practical ways to live better and healthier.
The Living Well self-management workshop was developed at Stanford University and has become the proven leader in self-management for people with chronic health conditions. Sign up for a workshop in your area and rediscover the life you’ve been missing. New workshops are scheduled regularly by request.