AARP Washington

Jason Erskine


Jason is Communications Director for AARP Washington.

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Takei, Schwartz, Steves and Gardner – Oh My! – Check out the videos from AARP’s 2014 speaker series

Posted on 03/1/2015 by | AARP Washington | Comments

We all think about “What’s Next?” but often wonder where to start and how to make it real. That’s why AARP Seattle presented our 2014 Life Reimagined speaker series – to help you navigate the next phase of your life. The “Life Reimagined” Speaker Series featured actor and social media phenomenon George Takei, love and relationship expert Dr. Pepper Schwartz, European travel guru Rick Steves, and inspirational success expert Chris Gardner. But no worries if you couldn’t join us.  We’ve …

AARP member discount to the Northwest Women’s Show (March 20-22)

Posted on 02/27/2015 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Find your “Life Reimagined” March 20-22 at the Northwest Women’s Show in Seattle. Your  photo is the first thing many people see when they view your profile on social media sites.  That is why Life Reimagined is reaching out to women around Puget Sound by offering “ProFRESHional Portraits.”  These fast, flattering and professional head shots have custom built photo retouching.  Everyone gets a fabulous free photo!  You can print, email and upload your new photo to social media all at …

Advocacy alert!! Call your legislator now to support “Work and Save” legislation

Posted on 02/26/2015 by | AARP Washington | Comments

People work hard and deserve to retire with confidence. But today, a secure retirement is out of reach for thousands of Washingtonian who don’t have a way to save at work. That’s why AARP Washington is advocating for the creation of a Small Business Retirement Marketplace – a new, commonsense solution that would help individuals and families save for retirement. The Small Business Retirement Marketplace would make it easier for small businesses to create retirement savings accounts for their employees. …

Fight Fraud – Shred Instead! / Free Shredding and E-cycling events

Posted on 02/24/2015 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Last year, 13.1 million Americans were victims of ID Theft – that’s one person victimized every two seconds. That is why AARP and BECU invite you to bring old documents containing your personal information to our mobile shredding truck for free disposal on April 18, 2015 We’ll be at three locations in Tukwila, Everett and Federal Way from 9:00am – 1:00pm on Saturday, April 18 (location details below). This is a shredding and electronics recycling event.  You can bring up to …

Find your “What’s Next” at free AARP Life Reimagined events

Posted on 02/23/2015 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda? It’s time for WILL, CAN, DID! We all think about “What’s Next” but often wonder where to start and how to make it real. That’s why AARP brought together the top thinkers to help create Life Reimagined, an innovative new program that helps each of us identify and achieve our goals, no matter where we are in life. Whether it’s starting a new career, building a new business or living a dream, Life Reimagined provides real help …

Living Longer, Living Smarter – Free AARP events

Posted on 02/20/2015 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Thinking ahead… is your home and community a place where you could stay involved with the people and places you love?  Or would it hold you hostage if you couldn’t drive or get up and down the stairs?  Can you afford those important extras out of your retirement savings?  And what extras should you plan for?  Why should women, in particular, care about these things? AARP’s Decide.Create.Share initiative educates women about what long-term care is and the real possibilities created …