Snohomish County Council on Aging

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Who We Are
The Council on Aging (COA) is a 30 member citizens' advisory board comprised of energetic and dynamic Snohomish County residents who are interested in addressing the needs and issues facing older persons and younger persons with disabilities.
Council Overview
The purpose of the council shall be to advise the staff of the Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD), the Human Services Department and the County Executive on policy and implementation of the Snohomish County Area Plan on Aging in order to secure and maintain maximum independence and dignity for older residents of Snohomish County and all individuals receiving services administered by the Aging and Disability Services Division.



¨ Are YOU enthusiastic and willing to actively advise, assist, and advocate for the needs and issues facing older adults and adults with disabilities.

¨ Can YOU use your life experiences and skills to help achieve the council’s goals.

¨ Will YOU commit to a 3 year term and be dedicated to the approximate 6-10 hours needed monthly to attend events and monthly meetings.


Council on Aging members come from all walks of life, multiple ethic and racial backgrounds, various age groups and educational levels. The common thread is an interest in serving older adults.

Applications are available at:

Application closing date:

Friday, August 24, 2018


Interviews will be held on:

Thursday, August 29, 2018 and

Friday, August 30, 2018


For more information, contact Linda Vizmanos, Snohomish County Long Term Care & Aging at:  [email protected]  or (425) 388-7317



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The Chair's Corner
Dennis Wheeler

Monthly Council On Aging Meetings

Thank you for visiting the Snohomish County Council on Aging website. We hope it will provide you with enough useful information about our Council that you will want to join us. 

The recruiting process is starting for Snohomish County volunteer residents who would like to address the needs of older persons and those with disabilities.  


Membership on the Council requires a three year commitment.   A third of our terms expire each year, so we have open positions. 


We welcome you to attend one of our meetings, they are held on the fourth Wednesday of each month.  Just check the calendar this website for the locations.


We are participating in several exciting events throughout Snohomish County this year.  We hope that you can attend and that we can get a chance to meet you. 


August 27, 2018

Evergreen State Fair Monroe, WA.   This is Senior Citizen’s Day at the fair.  Those of you over 62 will be admitted free that day.  Please come by our booth. We will be there to introduce ourselves and tell you about our work. Come see us at the Fair. 


September 11, 2018 

Candidate Forum, Everett, WA  From 3PM to 5PM at the Carl Gipson Senior Center,   3025 Lombard, Ave., Everett, WA  The Washington Association of Area Agencies on Aging (W4a) will host this event.  You will meet the candidates running to represent your community in Olympia.  You will learn where they stand on age-friendly communities, health and long-term supports and retirement security.  The COA will assist in this event.   Admission is free.  


September 20, 2018, Everett Yacht Club, 40414th St, Everett, WA 98201 -9:30AM - NOON


September 27, 2018   Stanwood Senior Center, Stanwood, WA – 9AM – 11:30AM. 

The COA Health Aging Committee will conduct two Healthy Aging Forms entitled “seniors….Got Your Savvy On?” Plan to attend the informative morning workshops.  There will be exhibits, refreshments and door prizes.  Attendance is free. 

Are you looking for a chance to get involved in helping seniors and those with disabilities?  Here is a chance to join a wonderful group of citizen volunteers who are active in giving back to our community.

Dennis Wheeler
Council on Aging Chair




  1. General COA Meetings
  2. Advocacy & Diversity
  3. Healthy Aging
  4. Senior Centers


Wednesday, August 22, 2018​
​9:30 - 11:30am​
​Stanwood Senior Center​​​
​7430 276th ST NW
​Stanwood, 982​​92


Wednesday, September 26, 2018
9:30 - 11:30am
​Stanwood Senior Center​
7430 276th ST NW​
Stanwood, 98292


Wednesday, 24, 2018​


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Current Calendar and Upcoming Events

2018 Council On Aging Members

Current COA Meeting Materials

Snohomish County Area Agency on Aging

Contact Us 

LTCA Referral Line
Long Term Care & Aging
3000 Rockefeller Avenue, M/S 305
Everett, WA 98201
Phone: (425) 388-7393
Fax: (425) 388-7304