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African American Elders

"We want to make their lives as comfortable as possible"

-Margaret Boddie, Program Manager

HomeSeniors and People with DisabilitiesAfrican American Elders Program

The African American Elders Program serves African-American elders in Central and Southeast Seattle and South King County. The program identifies frail, isolated and hard-to-serve African Americans and assists them in accessing and receiving needed social and health services through ongoing case management, support and referrals. The program identifies African Americans who are:

  • 60 years and older
  • Chronically ill, frail, or disabled
  • Unable to obtain services or perform activities of daily living
  • Low-income or below poverty level
  • At risk of premature instutionalization
  • In need of multiple services in order to remain in their homes
  • Lacking formal and informal support systems
  • Have one ADL deficit 

The program is located in the Randolph Carter Family and Learning Center in Seattle. For a history of the program, visit

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Phone: (206) 328-5639





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