AARP Poll: 50-plus voters in Washington’s 8th Congressional District are United in Concern Over Health Care and Financial Security

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-10-10T03:00:00+00:00">October 10, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-10-10T13:26:48+00:00">October 10, 2018</time> by AARP Washington

For Immediate Release: October 10, 2018 Contacts: Cathy MacCaul / 206-218-5915 Jason Erskine / 206-604-7085 AARP Poll: 50-plus voters in Washington’s 8th Congressional District are United in Concern Over Health Care and Financial Security   Findings among historically powerful voting bloc predict close race between candidates Dino Rossi (R) and Kim Schrier (D)  Washington – In a newly released AARP poll, voters age 50 and over in Washington’s 8th Congressional District are united in their concern over health care and personal …

Help Deter Identity Theft By Freezing Your Credit

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-10-04T18:17:52+00:00">October 4, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-10-04T21:23:23+00:00">October 4, 2018</time> by AARP Washington

Help Deter Identity Theft By Freezing Your Credit It’s gotten easier to protect your credit information. Time to finally do it by Doug Shadel, AARP The Magazine, June 2018 Placing a freeze on your credit data is one of the most effective ways to prevent identity thieves from using your info to steal. I recently went through this process and am here to guide you. Expect it to take 10 minutes of computer time per each adult in your household. …

AARP Statement on misuse of name/logo in campaign materials appearing in CD-8

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-10-02T19:41:31+00:00">October 2, 2018</time> by AARP Washington

For Immediate Release: October 2, 2018 Contacts:  Jason Erskine / 206-517-9345 Cathy MacCaul / 206-218-5915 AARP Washington clarifies it does not endorse candidates, have a political action committee (PAC), or make contributions to political campaigns or candidates SEATTLE, WA – In response to a direct mail piece from the Washington State Democratic Central Committee and a recent television advertisement from the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, AARP again affirms it did not authorize or participate in the production and release of …

CORRECTION: Oct. 2018 AARP Bulletin article on state ballot initiatives

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-10-01T17:06:00+00:00">October 1, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-10-18T17:14:34+00:00">October 18, 2018</time> by AARP Washington

An information box on state ballot initiatives in the October 2018 AARP Bulletin did not convey the impact of Initiative 1634. I-1634 is designed to prevent localities from approving taxes similar to that of Seattle, which enacted a tax on soda and other sugary drinks in 2018.

Join the discussion with Attorney General Bob Ferguson – Live teletown hall on Oct. 4

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-09-26T11:13:50+00:00">September 26, 2018</time> by AARP Washington

Hardly a month goes by without hearing of another data breach exposing our personal information to hackers and potential identity thieves. These breaches affect millions of individuals: Equifax – 145 million, Target – 110 million, Uber – 57 million, Home Depot – 53 million, and the list goes on and on.  In fact, experts say very few of us haven’t been affected. Worse still, identity thieves may be sharing and selling your personal information online and on the dark web.  …

Go back to college for just one day!

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-09-05T13:50:00+00:00">September 5, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-09-06T19:14:19+00:00">September 6, 2018</time> by AARP Washington

AARP sponsors “One Day University” with the Seattle Times Be bold in the pursuit of knowledge! Spend an exhilarating day attending some of the most popular lectures currently offered at the country’s top universities. On October 6, The Seattle Times presents “One Day University,” sponsored by AARP Seattle. It’s a fascinating live event with award-winning speakers and world-changing ideas. You’ll hear stars of the academic world give their most mind-blowing, thought-provoking talks – lectures that are typically reserved only for …

Fight Fraud – Shred Instead! / Free Shredding and E-cycling events on October 20

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-09-05T06:29:00+00:00">September 5, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-10-18T14:26:15+00:00">October 18, 2018</time> by AARP Washington

In 2017, 16.7 million Americans were the victims of identity theft- that is an 8% increase since 2016. That is why AARP and BECU invite you to bring old documents containing your personal information to our mobile shredding trucks for free disposal. AARP and BECU members can safely destroy documents containing sensitive and personal information, as well as recycle unwanted TVs, computers, computer monitors, laptops and cell phones on Saturday, October 20. Bring your documents and electronics to locations in Everett, …

Is Your Identity up for Grabs? – Free consumer protection events in Ellensburg, Yakima and Tri-Cities.

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-06-28T12:58:00+00:00">June 28, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-06-29T10:33:59+00:00">June 29, 2018</time> by AARP Washington

        Is Your Identity up for Grabs? Hardly a month goes by without hearing of another data breach exposing our personal information to hackers and potential identity thieves. These breaches affect millions of individuals: Equifax – 145 million, Target – 110 million, Uber – 57 million, Home Depot – 53 million, and the list goes on and on.  In fact, experts say very few of us haven’t been affected. Worse still, identity thieves may be sharing and …

Special AARP Member Events Coming to Pacific Science Center

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-05-30T17:59:00+00:00">May 30, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-10-04T21:24:13+00:00">October 4, 2018</time> by AARP Washington

Pacific Science Center, the first U.S. museum founded as a science and technology center, has events specifically for AARP members. Bring your family, friends or out-of-town guests to enjoy a day at the Science Center. Grandparent’s Day Event On September 9, AARP members and their guests are invited to attend a special Grandparents Day event, which includes a showing of an IMAX documentary, planetarium show and lunch. Guests can also tour the permanent exhibits. Event begins at 10:30am, and the …

Catch a Ball Game with the Seattle Mariners and AARP

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-03-01T19:23:00+00:00">March 1, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-08-17T13:05:22+00:00">August 17, 2018</time> by AARP Washington

Join us Wednesday, August 1 at 1:10 p.m. at Safeco Field for “AARP Day with the Seattle Mariners” as the Mariners take on the Houston Astros.  As a special bonus, AARP members and their guests can purchase tickets at a discounted price! AARP members and their guests get a discount off Terrace-level seating. Tickets for AARP members and their guests are $46. The price includes a hot dog, salad, chips, cookies and a beverage. Members and their guests can order tickets online. Enter …