The “Just Scrap the Cap” winning video features rapping seniors rhyming their way to the conclusion that the way to shore up Social Security’s long-term… Read More..
Social Security: A Safety Net for Older Americans Read More..
Urge Congress to Support the Older Americans Act Tell Congress to fund, reauthorize and protect the OAA in its 50th anniversary year Read More..
Medical Insurance Is Good for Financial Health, Too Read More..
Law increases property tax exemptions for seniors, disabled Read More..
Editorial: Drought put new facet on U.S.-Canada river treaty Read More..
Families face tough decisions as cost of elder care soars. Read More..
"Thanks to the ADA, the places that comprise our shared American life -- schools, workplaces, movie theaters, courthouses, buses, baseball stadiums, national… Read More..
Don’t Blame Medicaid for Rise in Health Care Spending Read More..
Let Older Americans Keep Working Every day, 10,000 baby boomers — Americans born from 1946 to 1964 — leave the work force. Most of them have not saved… Read More..
Drinking water systems imperiled by failing infrastructure Read More..
Our state’s greatest gift to the nation just got canceled Read More..
The Times recommends: Voters should reject supermajority measure Initiative 1366 Originally published October 3, 2015 at 4:04 pm Read More..

Upcoming Events

all-day 2015 Fall Conference @ Hotel Murano
2015 Fall Conference @ Hotel Murano
Oct 28 all-day
The Washington State Senior Citizens Foundation will  hold their 2015 Annual Fall Conference and we would like to invite you to register.   The Conference will be held: Wednesday October 28 2015 8:00 A.M. to 3:30 P.M.[...]
10:00 am Senior Lobby Meeting @ Panorama Chalet-Social Room
Senior Lobby Meeting @ Panorama Chalet-Social Room
Nov 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am Senior Lobby Meeting @ Panorama Chalet-Social Room
Senior Lobby Meeting @ Panorama Chalet-Social Room
Dec 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
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    Medicare & Medicaid Celebrate 50 years!

    On July 30, 1965, President Johnson signed legislation to establish Medicare for the elderly and Medicaid for low-income adults, children, pregnant women, and people with disabilities. Though Medicare and Medicaid started as basic health coverage programs for Americans, the programs have evolved over

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    Older Americans Act To Include Oral Healthcare If Amended

    For the first time, federal funds for oral health screenings for older Americans will be made available if the Older Americans Act Reauthorization Act of 2015 is enacted.  The bill was amended to include "oral health" as part of routine health screenings. The Older Americans Act provides funding to

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    Advocacy Tools for FY 2016 OAA Appropriations

    Dennis Mahar and Cathy Knight, W4A, attended the National (N4A) Conference held in Washington, DC.  Please click on the links below to help renew The Older Americans Act (OAA). Advocacy Tools for FY 2016 OAA Appropriations Join our efforts to increase funding for Older Americans Act (OAA) and other

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