Reports and Articles

Advocating for Change: Recommendations to Mayor Jenny A. Durkan (MCAAE, 2018)

Hope for the Heart of Our Community (video): Karen M. Winston, Seattle Human Services Department, discusses how the African American Elders Program began and why it’s important to help vulnerable older adults maintain independence in their homes for as long as possible.

Promoting Quality of Life for African American Elders (AgeWise King County, November 2016)

Advocating for Change: The Deepening Crisis of Seattle's Extreme Risk African American Elders (April 23, 2015)

Community Input on the Needs of African American Elders in Seattle and South King County (April 2004)

MCAAE Archives

Getting the Answers You Need about Alzheimer’s Disease

The Defining Years! (Cynthia Andrews)

Lifestyle Changes = Fun Foods for Summer (Rev. Gwendolyn Phillips Dotson)

Coping with Sadness During the Holidays (Rev. Gwendolyn Phillips Coates)

Long Term Care Ombudsman Program Serving Elders of Color (Rose Floyd)

Hoarding: When Collecting Goes Bad (Karen Kent, Evergreen Healthcare)

Art Enriches Lives at Every Age (Helen Sikov, MSW, LNHA)

Managing Your Hypertension (Charlotte Ruff, RN)

Holiday Eating Tips (Juana R. Royster, PhD, Mayor's Council on African American Elders)

The Senior Housing Crisis (Jonathan Warren, UW Associate Professor of International Studies, Mayor's Council on African American Elders)

Moving into an Assisted Living Community (Carol Kemp, BSN, RN, BC, Mayor’s Council on African-American Elders)

Culturally Appropriate Hospice Care in King County (Rev. Gwendolyn Coates, MA & Merlin Rainwater, RN)

Mental Health and Communities of Color (George Dicks, Chair,  Mayor’s Council on African American Elders)

Honoring Seattle Heroes (Margaret Boddie, Program Manager, African American Elders Program, Catholic Community Services)