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Jason Erskine

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Jason is Communications Director for AARP Washington.

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AARP member discount to the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF)

Posted on 04/27/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/jerskine/" title="Posts by Jason Erskine" rel="author">Jason Erskine</a> | AARP Washington |

Come see some of the newest and best artistic and culturally significant films from around the world, May 19 – June 12, 2016 in Seattle. Discover new cultures and hear the film directors’ on-location experiences. SIFF is the largest film festival in the United States, with more than 150,000 people attending each year. The 25-day event is also the region’s most accessible and critically acclaimed festival, renowned for presenting over 400 features, short films and documentaries gathered from over 80 …

Free event: “Thinking Money: How to save, invest and protect your hard-earned money”

Posted on 04/20/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/jerskine/" title="Posts by Jason Erskine" rel="author">Jason Erskine</a> | AARP Washington |

Join experts from AARP, FINRA and financial regulatory agencies for a free investor education seminar. Come to a FREE lunch and presentation and interact with financial experts.  They will explore topics such as: -How behavioral biases and emotions impact your financial decisions -Ways to make your money last -How to spot the red flags in financial scams -Steps you can take to achieve greater financial security There is no charge for the program or refreshments.  This is an educational program–no …

Free Telephone Town Hall – How to make the most of your Social Security, health insurance and Medicare

Posted on 04/11/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/jerskine/" title="Posts by Jason Erskine" rel="author">Jason Erskine</a> | AARP Washington |

Join the King County Library System for a special live telephone town hall meeting with specialists from the Social Security Administration and Washington Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors. Talk about how to make the most of your Social Security benefits, health insurance and Medicare coverage. The format is like a radio talk show, but you simply listen on your phone! Our experts will even take live questions from the audience. This free event will take place on Wednesday, May 18, …

Don’t let it happen to you: Paving scam victims speak out in Labor & Industries consumer campaign

Posted on 04/11/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/jerskine/" title="Posts by Jason Erskine" rel="author">Jason Erskine</a> | AARP Washington |

By Debby Abe, Washington State Department of Labor & Industries Marv and Dorothy Davenport never thought they were the kind of folks who could get conned. Marv is a successful businessman who once owned a trucking business. Later, he and Dorothy operated their own gas station, RV park and mini-mart for 24 years in a rural logging community in southwest Washington. But on a sweltering August day in 2014, a stranger in a black pickup drove up to their bucolic …

Governor Inslee signs bill to help more than 1.2 million family caregivers in Washington State

Posted on 04/5/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/jerskine/" title="Posts by Jason Erskine" rel="author">Jason Erskine</a> | AARP Washington |

Washington State has become the 22nd state in the nation to pass the Caregiver Advise, Record, Enable (CARE) Act. Passed unanimously by the Washington State Legislature during the regular session and signed by Governor Inslee late last week, Substitute Senate Bill 6327 is a common sense solution to help those caring for their older mothers, fathers, husbands, wives and other loved ones so they can live independently. The law ensures family caregivers have key support as their loved ones go …

Seattle Rep is Bringing Patrons “Into the Loop”

Posted on 03/29/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/jerskine/" title="Posts by Jason Erskine" rel="author">Jason Erskine</a> | AARP Washington |

The Seattle Repertory Theatre is proud to announce an innovative new assistive listening system for patrons with hearing loss.  The hearing loop system uses wireless technology to transmit the speech or music on stage directly to theatergoers’ cochlear implants and hearing aids with T-coils.  Patrons will hear sound picked up by the theatre’s PA system rather than from the microphone in an implant or hearing aid, resulting in a clearer sound with less background noise. With the instillation of this …

Washington Legislature Passes “CARE Act” with Unanimous Support

Posted on 03/16/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/jerskine/" title="Posts by Jason Erskine" rel="author">Jason Erskine</a> | AARP Washington |

AARP NEWS AARP Washington, 9750 3rd Ave. NE, Suite 450, Seattle, WA 98115 206-517-9345, 206-517-9350 Fax, www.aarp.org/wa For Immediate Release March 16, 2016 Contacts: Jason Erskine / 206-517-9345 Cathy MacCaul / 206-218-5915 Washington Legislature Passes “CARE Act” with Unanimous Support Bill to help more than 1.2 million Washington family caregivers awaits Governor Inslee’s Signature Washington – Washington State is well on its way to becoming the 22nd state in the nation to pass the Caregiver Advise, Record, Enable (CARE) Act. …

Creative Age Festival Encourages Seniors to Stay “Creative, Active, Fulfilled and Engaged”

Posted on 03/1/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/jerskine/" title="Posts by Jason Erskine" rel="author">Jason Erskine</a> | AARP Washington |

The Edmonds community is proud to host the first-of-its-kind event in our region: the Creative Age Festival of Edmonds (CAFE) on Friday and Saturday, April 15-16, 2016, which encourages seniors to stay Creative, Active, Fulfilled and Engaged by participating in two days of entertainment, education, activities, and fun! Tickets for the 2-day event start at $35 and can be purchased online at www.creativeagefestival.org. The CAFE event will begin the afternoon of Friday, April 15th, with a keynote speech by Dr. …

New Survey Shows Washingtonians Overwhelmingly Support Measures to Help Family Caregivers

Posted on 02/11/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/jerskine/" title="Posts by Jason Erskine" rel="author">Jason Erskine</a> | AARP Washington |

For Immediate Release: February 11, 2016 Contacts: Jason Erskine / 206-517-9345 Cathy MacCaul / 206-218-5915 New Survey Shows Washingtonians Overwhelmingly Support Measures to Help Family Caregivers Advocates deliver thousands of petitions supporting “The CARE Act” to key legislators Washington – AARP Washington today released findings of a new statewide survey highlighting the experiences, challenges and needs of family caregivers in the state. The survey results emphasize the important role an estimated 1.25 million Washingtonians play throughout the year as family …

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

Posted on 02/8/2016 by <a href="http://states.aarp.org/author/jerskine/" title="Posts by Jason Erskine" rel="author">Jason Erskine</a> | AARP Washington |

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 …