From AmeriCorps to Med School

James Abe served in AmeriCorps at Full Life Care’s South Branch Adult Day Health Center. Now he’s on a journey toward becoming a physician focused on helping vulnerable adults with lifelong disabilities.
2019 Spring Newsletter Cover

Newsletter: Spring 2019

In the 2019 Spring Newsletter, read about the staff at adult day health; our latest feature, People of Full Life; the latest on our AmeriCorps Team; Full Life growth; and Dave’s Outlook.
Melanie Beverlin and Nimo

People of Full Life: Melanie Beverlin

Melanie Beverlin, Participant of Full Life Care Adult Day Health and Home Care I used to live in an adult family home and I had to come here (to adult day health). Now I live independently. I have a place away from downtown. Even after I moved to my own place, I still came here. I… Read More
Patti Burklin

People of Full Life: Patti Burklin

Patti Burklin, Participant of Full Life Care Adult Day Health I come here (to adult day health) because I enjoy it. I need to get stronger, and hopefully will get my balance back so I can walk again. I learn how to fall. I got instructions on how to fall better, so I don’t get… Read More

People of Full Life: Mitchell Keller

Mitchell Keller, Participant of Full Life Care Adult Day Health I’m 34 years old. I was born with cerebral palsy. Full Life is good for me. We play games, do art and exercises. I go (to adult day health) Tuesday through Friday for now. Not Monday. I go because it’s fun. They teach me how… Read More
Dave Budd

A Quarterly Report

We just closed the books on an eventful 2018, and looking ahead, I believe that we will build upon our successes. Here are some highlights to share.
Moe Pocha

People of Full Life: Glenda ‘Moe’ Pocha

Glenda ‘Moe’ Pocha, Program Manager, Full Life Care Snohomish County Adult Day Health Center There are some powerful moments at work sometimes. Recently, I covered our memory care program. A staff member called out. I was just back from vacation and had so much to do that day. But clients always come first. A woman… Read More
Daphne White-Tassin

People of Full Life: Daphne White-Tassin

Daphne White-Tassin, Participant of Full Life Care Adult Day Health I love coming here. It gets me out of the house. It gets me physically active and keeps my mind working. There’s a big social aspect, as well as physical and emotional. It helps my heart. After my stroke, I was in a nursing home for… Read More