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FINDING HELP n Health, Education and Social Services Valley 4th Memorial Church allow early discharge from hospitals, skilled nursing Food Pantry.................................... 509-926-5241 facilities, or other residential care facilities. Call for Food Education information on the areas served. Greater Spokane County FDA Center for Food Safety Meals on Wheels............................ 509-924-6976 and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) ..... 888-723-3366 12101 East Sprague Avenue, Washington State University Extension Food Spokane Valley WA 99206 Safety Program........................foodsafety.wsu.edu www.gscmealsonwheels.org The Basic Food Program (Quest Card) Mid-City Concerns The Basic Food Program (formerly known as the Meals on Wheels............................ 509-456-6597 Food Stamp Program) is a federally funded ser- Home delivered meals are available for those who vice that provides a supplemental food budget for are essentially homebound and having a difficult low-income individuals. Applications are avail- time preparing nutritious meals. SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES (DSHS) – COM- nGeriatric Care ManagementDEPARTMENT OF able online or at your local MUNITY SERVICE OFFICE. FOR ASSISTANCE Holistic, client-centered approach to caring for CALL 877-501-2233, TTY 800-209-5446. older adults facing ongoing health challenges. Home-Delivered Meals National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers Meals-on-Wheels helps maintain and/or improve the health status of older persons, support indepen- Western Chapter............ www.westerngcm.org dence, prevent premature institutionalization, and This organization provides a wealth of information including a list of area-wide geriatric care manag- ers, answers to questions about what geriatric care managers do and how to determine the best course of action for your situation. Tiller Care Strategies.......................509 372-7331 2028 West Northwest Boulevard, Spokane WA 99205 www.tillercare.com nHealth Education Inland Northwest Health Services (INHS)............................................ 509-232-8138 www.inhs.info Provides a wealth of education and resources including, but not limited to diabetes education, health and wellness classes, CPR classes and health screenings. Spokane Regional Health District (SRHD)– Healthy Communities .................... 509-324-1530 1101 West College Avenue, Spokane WA 99201 Provides information and referral for: cancer screening, injury prevention (including senior falls prevention), physical activity, nutrition, tobacco prevention and other services that promote and protect the health and safety of Spokane County citizens. 84


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