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A welcoming network where older individuals thrive, remain independent, connect and continue to learn. 

Our mission is to provide services to promote the independence of seniors in our community by creating a network with resources to keep seniors confident at home and connected to the community. 

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YSNN Receives Grant from Yakama Legends Casino Hotel
Chrissy Schott
Published on: 6/17/2021
Yakima and Selah Neighbors Network, was given a $5,000 grant. Mary Lou Rozdilsky, the group’s board president, said the money will be used to help expand its program of helping seniors remain active and in touch with the community while living in their own homes.
YSNN Member-Yakima Abode: A bungalow filled with memories.
Mellissa Labberton
Published on: 3/12/2021
From Yakima Magazine’s first publication, I’ve had the privilege of being welcomed into homes of all sizes and descriptions — and I’ve loved every one of them. The best part is meeting the people who live there and discovering what makes their homes so special.
YSNN-Good Neighbors
Chrissy Schott
Published on: 2/17/2021
Nonprofit group helps seniors stay in their homes- and get COVID vaccinations
Do you have stories to tell? Nonprofit launches story-sharing group
Published on: 3/6/2020
Several people involved with the nonprofit formed an interest group to encourage fellow members to share the experiences that come with having lived rich and full lives, with participants sharing stories on various themes.
Goodbye Nursing Homes! The New Trend is Co-Housing with Friends
Published on: 2/26/2020
Senior cohousing creates community for isolated older individuals.
Article when we launched last year; we have come a long way!
Published on: 2/20/2020
article from last year's launch
Seniors Drawn to New Housing Arrangements
Published on: 1/7/2020
Seniors find a solution to aging in place, with each other!
Yakima & Selah Neighbors' Network October Donor Match
Published on: 10/17/2019
Exciting news Donor Match October 2019
YSNN member Ed Stover, Poetry Reading at Inklings Bookstore
Published on: 10/17/2019
Ed Stover, author of Homecoming
Inklings Bookshop is delighted to welcome local poet Ed Stover, reading from his new collection, Homecoming.
Yakima & Selah Neigbors Network Hosts an Appreciation Event for Members and Volunteers.
Published on: 8/19/2019
News article from August featuring YSNN.
Yakima & Selah Neigbors Network Member Sally Fitch and her story in Yakima Magazine
Published on: 8/14/2019
Socializing is important for seniors
Published on: 6/18/2019
Staying connected not only fun, but may be the key to good health!
Sometimes It Takes A 'Village' To Help Seniors Stay In Their Homes
Published on: 5/8/2019
Ina Jaffe of NPR- "Our reporting was inspired by NPR listeners. Earlier this year, we asked them to share their stories of how older adults without family caregivers manage when they need help. Many respondents mentioned the villages in their own communities."

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Yakima & Selah Neighbors' Network is a part of the national village movement | YSNN is recognized as tax-exempt under section 501 C (3) of the us internal revenue code. villages are not places but carefully planned networks | to learn more visit the village-to-village network website: