The mission of the Muckleshoot Senior Services Program is to provide nutrition, cultural, and social quality services to Muckleshoot and eligible elders of 50 years of age and older so they can live a healthy & fulfilling life.
Delivery of all Congregate meals to all Elders & Seniors
Delivery of hot meals to elders homebound.
Hot weather services - Delivery of bottled water and air conditioning units on dangerously hot summer days.
Cold weather services - Check in on our Elders, salt, and clear walkways on snow days.
Delivery of Firewood Assistance - A bundle of kindling weekly.
Ensure elders wood is full and stacked if needed
Transporting to do errands, and medical appointments
Chore services – providing assistance to Elders with light house keeping
Events – bringing Elders to outings, hosting events at the Elders Complex for the Elders.
Eligibility for Services
Outlook for 2023
Expansion of elder’s complex kitchen
Increased participation from Elders
Increased outreach and connection to Elders
Increase education for staff and elders about Alzheimer’s/Dementia and Diabetes
Highlights of 2022
The Muckleshoot Elders Complex reopened its doors to the general public October 3, 2022.
Annual Muckleshoot Elders Luncheon.
First dine in Thanksgiving Dinner since pre-pandemic.
Distributions of Seafood boxes, Summer boxes, Thanksgiving boxes, and Christmas Basket deliveries.
Increased participation for cultural based events.
Master Cultural Specialist position was added to the elder’s program, which has assisted in increasing participation and education with cultural based events for elders along with elder’s staff.
Increased chore and transportation services.
Elders Advocate positions to increase outreach to elders and advocating for any needs, and assisting elders in making connections to services needed.
Ticket Drawings for sport events such as Seahawks games, Mariners games, and MMA Fights; Elton John and Elvis concerts, and Puyallup and King County fairs.
Overnight events, traveling to neighboring tribes for Elder Luncheons.
Elders & Seniors traveled to the following tribes to visit and attend Annual Luncheons: Lummi, Pendleton, Nooksack, Coeur d’Alene, Tulalip, Swinomish, and Puyallup.
Cedar Weaving Conference
Okanogan Basket Weavers Conference
Fundraising events for elder’s activities: Valentine's Day Fundraiser, Easter Basket Sale, and the new Halloween Fundraiser.
Annual Elders Holiday Bazaar
Food Vouchers: Increased service area from 30-mile radius to Washington State
Frozen Meal Delivery: Frozen meal to elders per request during the December Holiday closure week
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