The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) provides fresh fruit and vegetables to lower-income seniors and supports local farming by increasing the use of farmers markets, roadside stands, and community supported agriculture. Produce is also purchased directly from farmers for delivery to seniors.
Call to Action To Support Long-Term Care Trust Act
OLYMPIA — The House has approved a proposal for a new employee-funded program that would create a benefit to help offset long-term care costs. House Bill 1087 passed on a bipartisan 63-33 vote and now heads to the Senate for consideration.
The nation’s top law enforcement official on Thursday announced the largest-ever crackdown on fraud against older Americans, highlighting a yearlong effort that led to criminal charges against 225 people here and abroad.
Largest-ever sweep of elder fraud cases
As of March 8, 2019 Several members of the Washington State Legislature return back to district during the Legislative Session to participate in town halls where they can talk to their constituents about what is going on in the Legislature and how they feel about many of the issues that are being debated.