While some of us are still putting away holiday decorations, our elected representatives and a myriad of advocates - including AARP – are preparing for January 14, when the 105-day state legislative session begins. This year, we have our sights focused on providing relief for vulnerable homeowners, and helping Washingtonians better prepare for their future long-term care and retirement security needs.
AARP members Judith and Lee Piper have a special place in their heart and home for older dogs who may be sick, struggling at a shelter, or without a place to stay because their human companions are having difficulty. After several years of welcoming older dogs to their 5-acre property in Arlington, they stumbled onto an idea. Let’s recruit loving families that are willing and able to care for elder canines over 8 years old AND we’ll start a non-profit, Old Dog Haven, to raise money to help pay for any medical costs that might be needed.
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!
Community projects in Seattle, Olympia, and Renton are recognized for their efforts to create more livable communities in AARP's " Where We Live: Communities for All Ages" 3rd edition. Our Washington communities are among more than 100 articles that feature the many ways communities across the nation are becoming great places to live for people of all ages.
Communities across Washington are working each and every day to become more livable for residents of all ages.
The AARP Washington State Office is currently recruiting our next Volunteer State President to help guide our work, act as an ambassador for AARP in our state and lead our corps of dedicated volunteers. With the State Director, and in collaboration with other volunteers and staff, the State President is a partner in the AARP WA strategic state plan.
In an age of data breaches and sophisticated identity thieves, protecting your digital information is more important than ever. According to the California-based Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, there were over 738 data breaches in 2017 exposing more than 2-billion individual’s records. In fact, experts say very few of us haven’t been affected.
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