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Jason Erskine


Jason is Communications Director for AARP Washington.

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Lacey resident Named Top AARP State Official

Posted on 07/14/2014 by | AARP Washington | Comments

AARP has announced the appointment of Lacey resident Mike Tucker as the new volunteer AARP Washington State President.  In his role, Tucker will direct the organization’s activities on behalf of more than 920,000 Washington State members, and provide leadership in long-range planning to help meet the needs of the state’s older adults and their families. “I welcome the opportunity to work with Washington’s AARP volunteers and staff,” said Tucker.  “I plan to continue our efforts around consumer protection, health care …

AARP Chapter News – Spotlight on Spokane 384

Posted on 07/7/2014 by | AARP Washington | Comments

By Mary “Scotty” Loaiza, Chapter Secretary Spokane, Washington AARP Chapter 384 is awesome due to our dedicated Committee Chairpersons!   Our officers do a fine job but our Chairpersons are the glue making us a successful Chapter. Each month this is why: Membership, Dolores Kagi, keeps track of total membership (80 and counting) and reminds us to invite new people to join.  And, she supplies all with name tags. Telephone Chair, Louise Branson calls those listed to remind of meeting, bakery  …

Attention Veterans – Beware Pension Poachers

Posted on 07/7/2014 by | AARP Washington | Comments

There is a growing scheme in our country, aimed at the people who served it, veterans. Pensions poachers are becoming more prevalent. Both the Federal Trade Commission and the Dept. of Veterans Affairs have issued recent warnings. The scheme involves unscrupulous financial planners or insurance agents claiming to be veteran advocates. The poachers convince veterans to reposition their assets to try to qualify for the Aid and Attendance benefit, which has specific and strict qualifications. The poachers then sell veterans …

AARP Day at the Seattle Mariners – Aug. 27

Posted on 07/7/2014 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Join us on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at Safeco Field for “AARP Day with the Seattle Mariners.”  Come out to the ballpark and have a good time with friends, family and fellow AARP members as the Seattle Mariners take on division rival Texas Rangers! AARP members and their guests get a 50% discount off Terrace level seating.  Tickets are $30 (normally $60). Members and their guests can order up to 19 tickets online at  Enter promo code “WA50.”  Seats …

Are you the Boomer Star AARP is looking for?

Posted on 07/6/2014 by | AARP Washington | Comments

AARP LAUNCHES SEARCH FOR AMERICA’S TOP BOOMER TALENT WITH BOOMER SUPERSTAR CONTEST Calling all Baby Boomers looking to become America’s next big singing sensation! AARP is launching a national search to make one lucky person’s dream a reality while showing that talent is ageless. Powered by AMERICAN IDOL® LIVE!, AARP’s Boomer Superstar contest is open to anyone born between 1946 and 1964 and gives Boomers the chance to compete for a $5,000 prize and an audition with music label 19 …

Sign up for SCAM JAM – September 9 in Spokane

Posted on 07/6/2014 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 …