Services & Benefits

Typical Services

  • Shopping
  • Housekeeping
  • In-Home Care (case managers; companions, homemakers, personal care)
  • Medical Needs
  • Home Repair & Maintenance
  • Transportation
  • Organized Social Events and Educational Programs
  • In Home Convenience – paying bills; waiting for vendors; watering/feeding animals

Benefits of Membership

  • Insurance – prepare for the unexpected
  • Safety Net – support when you require it
  • Sense of Belonging – a Village provides new friends and deepens relationships
  • Strengthens Ties to your Community
  • Enhances your Lifestyle – getting help dealing with tasks you previously had to handle on your own
  • Less costly than alternative living situations (CCRC; Senior Homes, etc.)
  • Enables you to enjoy life while someone else handles the chores
  • Peace of Mind
  • Keeps you in your own home and community
  • Village-vetted vendors save time & money/offer discounts
  • At some point we all need help and can’t always depend on or ask our neighbors

Recent Posts

Safe and Sound in the Hospital

Did you know that medical errors in the hospital are the third leading cause of death in our country?¹ A successful hospital experience includes knowing what actions patients and their families should take.

Please join us for:

Safe & Sound in the Hospital: A Short Course on Patient Safety
Tuesday, July 25
10 am – noon
Greenwood Senior Center

RSVP to village@phinneycenter.org or 206-789-1217.

Participants will learn about some of the opportunities and challenges that hospitals face and what patients and their families can do to help. Bring a notebook to write down specific tips and tools that you can use when you or a loved one is in the hospital.

This content was compiled by and presented with permission of CampaignZERO, a non-profit organization dedicated to zeroing out preventable medical errors. (For more information visit campaignzero.org. )

¹ Journal of Patient Safety, Sept 2013 – Vol 9 – Issue 3 p 122-128.

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