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Jason Erskine


Jason is Communications Director for AARP Washington.

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Super Heroes of Another Kind Converge Upon Seattle

Posted on 03/19/2015 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Just days after Seattle welcomes scores of sci-fi, fantasy and comic fans of all ages to the sold out Emerald City Comicon, AARP Washington is playing host to another group of heroes – those dedicated to transforming the lives of millions of older Americans.  The White House Conference on Aging will hold the third of five regional events on April 2 on the shores of Elliot Bay at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center. Since 1961, the White House Conferences …

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

Posted on 03/15/2015 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 …

Nominate an Outstanding Volunteer for the AARP Andrus Award for Community Service

Posted on 03/14/2015 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Know an extraordinary volunteer age 50 or older? AARP Washington is seeking nominations for the 2015 AARP State Andrus Award for Community Service. AARP’s most prestigious Washington volunteer award recognizes individuals who are sharing their experience, talents and skills in ways that significantly enrich the lives of others. If you know of an outstanding volunteer, we want to hear about them! AARP Washington will donate $1,000 to the registered charity or non-profit of the winner’s choice.*  AARP Washington will also …

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 …

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 …