Services for Adults 50 +

The senior programs are for people age 50+ and include programs such as travel, health & wellness, arts and enrichment, and fitness programs.

If noted, appointments are required. Call early, since many services fill up weeks in advance.

Services are held at the Burien Community Center, 14700 6th Ave SW

View programs and register online or call (206) 988-3700

Legal and Financial Assistance

Attorney Consultations

Provided free-of-charge by local attorney Frank DeMarco, by appointment.

Senior Information & Assistance

Sea Mar Community Health Center provides free service in English and Spanish for Adults 60+ and Disabled Persons 18+ with limited incomes that reside in King County. Mondays, 1:00-5:00 p.m.

Free Income Tax Returns

AARP and United Way volunteers provide free basic income tax returns for all ages during tax season. Select Monday, Tuesday and Wednesdays, call for dates.

Health Care and Healing Services

Appointments are required. Call early, since many services fill up weeks in advance.

Foot Care Clinic

Tina Williams, a registered nurse, provides this valuable service. Every Thursday, 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. $33 per person per visit, by appointment.

Acupuncture

A licensed acupuncturist provides acupuncture in a comfortable group setting. All ages welcome. $20. Select Thursdays, 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m., by appointment.

Reiki Group Therapy

Local Reiki practitioners provides gentle, restful hands-on healing and relaxation. All ages welcome. $5 minimum donation. 2nd Tuesday of the month, 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m., by appointment.

Chair Massage

Local and licensed massage therapist offers chair massages to ease the body of tension and stress symptoms. Donations start at $2 per 15-minutes. Second Wednesday of the month, 10:00 a.m.–noon, by appointment.

Statewide Health Insurance Benefits (SHIBA)

A free service that provides unbiased, and confidential assistance with Medicare and health care choices. Fourth Wednesday of the month, 1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m., by appointment.

Medicare Consultations

Still have questions about Medicare? Meet with experts that will help you get a better understanding of how Medicare works as well as seven Medicare traps and how our information can help you avoid them. Select Fridays, 1:00–3:00pm, call for dates.

EnhanceWellness

We have a highly trained EnhanceWellness Counselor here to help you begin your journey to better health, free-of-charge. Every Monday, 9:00 a.m.–noon, by appointment.

Diabetes Support Group

Learn about living well with diabetes with new topics every month. We welcome all people who live with diabetes and their families. First Monday of every month (except when there is a holiday), 6:30–8:00 p.m.

Area Social Services and Transportation

These services are NOT available at the Community Center. Call the phone numbers below for assistance. See full listing of local social services.

Senior Information & Assistance: Provided by Community Living Connections

The most comprehensive network that helps adults facing aging and disability issues get the information and support they need to make informed decisions. This includes older adults, adults with disabilities, their caregivers, families and professionals. 206.962.8467 or toll free (844) 348-5464 (KING)

MEALS on WHEELS

Delivery of free frozen microwavable meals to home bound seniors. (206) 248-5680

Transportation

Free Burien Shuttle Bus Rides

The HYDE Shuttle Bus provides free weekday transportation for seniors or those with disabilities who need to get to and from their personal appointments. Take advantage of this wonderful service and schedule trips to the doctor, grocery store, or other nearby areas. (206) 727-6262

Metro Bus Access

A shared-ride van transportation service for seniors or disabled individuals who are unable to ride regular Metro buses. (206) 205-5000

Volunteer Transportation

Get one-on-one service from a trained volunteer strictly for medical appointments, not limited to your local area. (206) 448-5740

Metro ORCA Bus Passes

Apply for the Regional Reduced Fare Permit for seniors &/or disabled citizens. Second Tuesday of the month, 10:30–11:30 a.m.

Other Resources
  • METRO Customer Service (206) 553-3000
  • Health & Human Services 2-1-1
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Paratransit Program (206) 689-3113