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Jason Erskine


Jason is Communications Director for AARP Washington.

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Sign up for SCAM JAM – September 9 in Spokane

Posted on 08/6/2014 by | AARP Washington | Comments

                Scam artists are targeting you and the people you care about Learn how to fight back and spot the cons before they spot you Whether it’s over the phone, through the mail, online or even at your doorstep, con-artists are coming up with new and devious ways to scam you and your loved ones. Millions are lost each day to cons like foreign lottery fraud, bogus investment schemes, and online scams designed …

Upcoming free events / Women to Women: Living Longer, Living Smarter

Posted on 08/6/2014 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Do you remember the old saying, “A woman’s work is never done?” We would have to agree with it. You’ve worked hard for a place to call home, a family, a job, and maybe a few extras. But life’s still calling. Finding the time to focus on your future is particularly important for women, who generally have more years to cover in retirement with fewer resources. Join “Bankers Life and Casualty Company” and discover how you can better prepare for …

Food and Music for Thought – free event on “The six essentials for brain health”

Posted on 08/6/2014 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Join brain health educator Roger Anunsen for a morning that will stimulate your senses. Learn the evidence-based essentials of brain aging. Come and discover how to keep all of your senses enlivened. Roger Anunsen is a founder and principal in MINDRAMP Consulting that provides brain health and wellness events, programs and educational courses. Food for Music and Thought Saturday, September 27, 2014 9:30am – 12:00 Noon Peoples Institutional Baptist Church 159 24th Ave. Seattle, WA 98122 Register ONLINE or call …

Bellingham Herald: “Retired aerospace number-cruncher helps low-income people with their taxes”

Posted on 07/31/2014 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Check out this great Bellingham Herald profile of AARP Tax-Aide volunteer Carlton Nathon. Nathon along with hundreds of other AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers help low-to-moderate income people fill out their tax returns. According to the article, Nathon enjoys the volunteer work because he gets to help more than 100 families in a few months. “We’re heroes,” he says. “We get to do returns and make new friends.” Read the full article on the Bellingham Herald website.   More information about …

You’ve earned a say about the future of Social Security – free events

Posted on 07/29/2014 by | AARP Washington | Comments

You’ve earned a say about the future of social security. Unfortunately, too many politicians aren’t listening. AARP believes you’ve paid into Social Security and you deserve a voice in the future of the program. That’s why we’re fighting to protect your hard-earned Social Security benefits and ensure the system stays strong for future generations. Join us for a discussion about the future of Social Security. We’ll be providing straightforward information about Social Security proposals that are being debated in Washington …

Free admission for AARP members for Grandparent’s Day – Sept. 7 at the Pacific Science Center

Posted on 07/29/2014 by | AARP Washington | Comments

In recognition of National Grandparent’s Day on Sunday, September 7, AARP members can receive free admission to the Pacific Science Center from 10:00am – 6:00pm. Engage in discovery through hundreds of interactive exhibits, take steps to improve your wellness at the interactive “Wellbody Academy” and explore nature among fluttering butterflies in a lush garden setting at the Tropical Butterfly House. Not a gradparent? As an AARP member, you are welcome to attend for free. All AARP members must show their …