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WA Cares: More Resources

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Planning for long-term care needs can be a complex process. No matter where you are in your journey having resources at your fingertips will make the process easier.

Information and Resources
Washington state is the first in the nation to develop a way to make long-term care affordable for all workers in the state as we age. WA Cares Fund is a new earned benefit to ensure working Washingtonians can access long-term care when they need it. WA Cares Fund is the result of years of research on how to make long-term care affordable for everyone in Washington.
2-1-1 is a free confidential community service and your one-stop connection to the local services you need, from elder care, utility assistance, food, housing, health, and much more. Dial the three digit number 2-1-1 on your phone or find help here.
Check out resources to learn about long-term care and healthy aging so you can begin planning for your future care needs.

W4A's mission is to advocate at the local, state, and federal level for services and supports that enhance the lives of older adults, adults living with disabilities, and their caregivers.

AARP developed this family caregiver guide with you, the caregiver, in mind and as a starting point to help you find the services and support you might need throughout your journey.
AARP’s Family Caregiving website is your one-stop shop for tips and tools to help you care for a loved one. It has valuable information about handling medical issues, health records and advance directives, home safety, financial and legal issues, caregiver life balance, and much more.

About AARP Washington
Contact information and more from your state office. Learn what we are doing to champion social change and help you live your best life.