Washington State Senior Citizens Foundation 2018 Annual Fall Conference
The 2018 Fall Conference is October 11, 2018. In addition, you are invited to the 2018 Reception to be held on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm in the Torcello/Burano and Living Room in the Hotel Murano 2nd Floor.
The Tax-Cut Con Goes OnWhy Social Security and Medicare are on the ballot.
Which brings us back to the midterm elections. Rule of law is definitely on the ballot. So is health care. But voters should realize that the threat to programs they count on is much broader: If the G.O.P. holds its majority, Social Security and Medicare as we know them will be very much in danger.
One State’s Quest to Introduce Long-Term Care Benefits
The reality is that many people are spending-down to poverty in their final years to access Medicaid to pay for long-term care, which the average lifetime cost is $260,000. There’s a better way, the Long-Term Care Trust Act is the plan we need to secure our future.
After years of hard work and persistence, the MedTakeBack coalition has gotten the support of the Washington State Legislature for a comprehensive state-wide secure drug take-back program. The Drug Take-Back Program now has a page on Dept of Health website.
September is National Senior Center Month, sponsored by the National Institute of Senior Centers (NISC), part of the Washington-DC based National Council on Aging. It’s a great time to visit your local senior center. All over the Ocean State senior centers are hosting special events to showcase
Sponsored by AARP, come to an Age Wave Forum to hear about key issues and implications for our aging demographic. Hear from legislative candidates on their proposals and ideas to meet the challenges of the Age Wave. Friday, September 14, 2018 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM The Sullivan Center at Tukwila Village
Last year, 210,925 seniors sought help from food banks statewide; that was a nearly 7 percent increase over 2016 and accounted for more than 18 percent of the nearly 1.2 million food-bank recipients statewide, according to the state Department of Agricultural’s year-end report. The increases are even