AARP Washington

Making a difference where you live
JAN 23, 2023
The annual program aims to make Washington communities more livable for people of all ages
JAN 16, 2023
A guide to when, where and how to get health insurance in Washington.
JAN 11, 2023
By John Barnett, AARP volunteer
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AARP is here to help you take on today – and every day. From sharing practical resources, to holding fun activities and events, AARP is providing opportunities to connect and help build an even stronger Washington for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!
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The state legislation would prohibit utility companies from cutting off power or water service to households with past-due bills during extreme heat.
Life Care Center of Kirkland Residents Receive COVID-19 Vaccinations
A guide to where, when and how to get a COVID-19 vaccine or booster.
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By Cathy MacCaul, AARP Washington Advocacy Director
Andrus Award Recipient Tom Oliver
Tom Oliver of Bellingham is literally saving lives in his community. Oliver serves as the lead “Project Lifesaver” volunteer for Dementia Support Northwest. Project Lifesaver provides ankle tracking devices for those with dementia, enabling them to be quickly found if they wander away from home by search and rescue teams.The program works with the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Department to bring peace of mind to family caregivers of dementia patients.
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AARP Chapter #384 members, pictured left to right, Herb Daul, Vice President; Gerry Giles, Treasurer; Bob Seamons, Secretary; and Kathy Fleming, President.
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During the COVID-19 pandemic, Seattle’s age-friendly initiative helped Emerald City residents remain connected by hosting more than 50 virtual events. Collectively, they were viewed more than 12,000 times.
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The 2022 AARP Community Challenge grant has funded four projects in Washington this year, each aimed at making their communities more livable.
Woman Deposits Absentee Mail-In Voters Ballot
All registered voters are automatically sent ballots by mail so they can vote from home.
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The pandemic has taken an extremely heavy toll on  residents of nursing homes and other long term care facilities. This period of prolonged isolation has caused declines in physical, cognitive, and emotional health. There is an antidote!
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