Catch a ball game with AARP and the Seattle Mariners!

Posted on 05/28/2015 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Events | Home & Family You are invited to join us for AARP Day with the Seattle Mariners on August 26. 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 Oakland Athletics! As a special bonus, AARP members can purchase tickets at a discounted price. AARP members and their guests get a 40% discount off Terrace-level seating. Tickets are $39 and include a hot dog bar, Caesar salad, potato …

Gov. Inslee Signs AARP-Backed Small Business Retirement Savings Plan Bill

Posted on 05/18/2015 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Advocacy | Finances 50+ | Money & Work Press Release:  Gov. Jay Inslee Signs Innovative Retirement Savings Legislation Into Law Legislation Will Help Thousands of Small Business Employees Save For Retirement Contact: AARP – Cathy MacCaul 206-218-5915; EOI – Gary Burris 206-877-3672 Olympia, WA | Governor Jay Inslee signed bipartisan legislation into law today that will make it easier for thousands of private-sector, small business workers to access retirement savings programs through their employer and have the opportunity to build a financially secure future. The Small Business Retirement …

AARP WA Seeks Public Policy Intern in Seattle

Posted on 05/15/2015 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Advocacy | Uncategorized | Voters AARP Washington is looking for graduate-level public policy intern interested in addressing issues impacting the State’s aging population associated with financial security, vulnerable adults and long term care. The intern will work directly with the Advocacy Director on public policy and legislative priorities as well as assist with, community engagement, communications and data management. Duties: Research and evaluate current and new legislative priorities including identifying opportunities for collaboration and partnership. Coordinate participation of legislators at AARP-hosted community outreach events. Monitor …

Grow Local! Give Local! Near You!

Posted on 05/15/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

About AARP | Community | Local Resources A new program offered by AARP will help provide the opportunity for AARP Members (and those who choose to become members) who own small, local businesses to provide discounts and offers to other AARP Members and their families in Seattle, Washington while supporting a local non-profit. AARP Member to Member Local Offers will bring together small business owners who are AARP members and customers who are also members.  Participating businesses–which must be brick and mortar stores, no larger than a …

Shady Signals – New Survey Shows Washington Wireless Users Unaware and Unprepared for Online Attacks

Posted on 05/12/2015 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Events | Fraud | Money & Work | Press | Technology With the latest in smart phones, tablets and wireless web access, staying connected has never been easier. The power of wireless computing and communications puts information and resources just a click away at home or at our favorite coffee shop. But a new survey of Washington web surfers shows the freedom and convenience of wireless access may come at a cost. Nearly half of Washington Internet users failed a quiz about online and wireless safety, while many admit to engaging …

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

Posted on 04/30/2015 by | AARP Washington | Comments

Local Resources Come see some of the newest and best artistic and culturally significant films from around the world, May 14 – June 7, 2015 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 450 features, short films and documentaries gathered from over 70 …