Health, Housing, Home Care and more!

Whatcom, Skagit, Island, San Juan, N. Snohomish


Welcome to Vibrant Senior Options’ Resource Guide!

Our mission is to create a Resource Guide to help seniors, families, and care professionals connect to a variety of businesses and services important to seniors.  Vibrant Senior Options Resource Guide is published twice per year in April and October. We include user-friendly directories of information related to housing, healthcare, and other professionals that serve seniors.  Our Resource Guide is free and can be picked up at over 300 locations throughout Whatcom, Skagit, Island, and San Juan Counties. 

On this website, our readers may view a digital copy of the complete current edition. You may also peruse even more directory information and articles here throughout the pages of this website.

We now have an option for our reader to Subscribe and have Vibrant Senior Options Resource Guide mailed to your mailbox! See our Subscribe Page for more information and to Subscribe.

Thank you for visiting Vibrant Senior Options!


Vibrant Senior Options is a fantastic resource for seniors. This publication is extremely easy to read and is packed full of vital information. The seniors at Burlington Senior Center love Vibrant Senior Options!

~ Jackie Cress, Burlington Senior Center Director

… Thank you for taking the time to stop by and deliver these fabulous resource magazines. They will be helpful with the discharge process and a great resource for some of our patients. Thank You.

~ Amy Sikic RN, MSN; Whidbey General Hospital; Care Management

Vibrant Senior Options has already proven to be an invaluable resource. As Social Services Director, I share it with family, residents, and other interested individuals who are looking to connect with senior community resources.

~ Constance Lang, Social Services Director, Bellingham Health Care and Rehab

My husband picked up a copy of your senior magazine today.  Great work.  Obviously, you have worked very hard.  I wish every senior had access to it. It has every agency etc. they might need.

~ Ann Giboney, Support Group Leader; Anacortes, WA

What a classy looking magazine with loads of valuable information! … Thanks for thinking of me and giving me a copy of Vibrant. Thanking God for you and Kirk and your heart for seniors.

~ Audrey McKeever, Bellingham

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