Everyday Behaviors Put Washingtonians at Greater Risk of Tax ID Theft

Posted on 01/27/2015 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Money & Work | Washington Everyday Behaviors Put Washingtonians at Greater Risk of Tax ID Theft IRS Imposter Scam Also Making the Rounds in Washington It’s tax season for consumers, but also open season for scam artists. The AARP Fraud Watch Network and the Washington State Attorney General’s Office are launching an education effort to help people protect themselves from tax scams. According to the Federal Trade Commission, Washington State ranks 25th in the nation in ID theft complaints, and some everyday behaviors are putting …

Make sure your voice is heard! – Join AARP for our Legislative Luncheon in Olympia

Posted on 01/27/2015 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Advocacy | Events | Washington Be a voice for maintaining the important programs and services that make Washington State a great place to live, work and retire.  Join AARP in Olympia on Thursday, March 12, 2015 for our AARP Legislative Luncheon. You’ll hear from State Legislators, policy experts and advocates about the pressing issues facing our elected lawmakers. Learn more about AARP priorities for the 2015 session: •    Budget •    Financial Security •    Joint Legislative Executive Committee on Aging and Disabilities •    Long Term Services …

AARP members invited to see “Carousel” at 25% Off!

Posted on 01/26/2015 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Events | Washington AARP members are invited to see the classic musical Carousel at the beautiful and historic 5th Avenue Theater in Seattle at a savings of 25%. The show runs February 5th to March 1st and the discount is available for all performances. Prepare to be captivated by one of Rogers and Hammerstein’s most beautiful and enduring musicals. A tempestous love story told with heart-breaking tenderness, Carousel follows the passionate romance between carnival barker Billy Bigelow and mill worker Julie Jordan. You’ll …

New Resource in Washington State to Ensure End-of-Life Care Wishes Are Honored

Posted on 01/22/2015 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Health & Wellbeing | Washington By Joanne Roberts, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Providence Regional Medical Center – Everett and Chair, Honoring Choices Pacific Northwest Workgroup Wishes honored. Peace of mind. Family harmony. Quality care. These are the aspirations of a new program and website recently launched in Washington state called Honoring Choices Pacific Northwest (www.honoringchoicespnw.org). The vision is to ensure everyone in Washington state receives care that honors personal values and goals at the end of life. Led by the Washington State Hospital Association  and …

Find your “What’s Next” and free AARP events

Posted on 01/6/2015 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Events | 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 …

Living Longer, Living Smarter – Free AARP events

Posted on 01/6/2015 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Events | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Washington 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 …