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Upcoming Events

Jan
31
Wed
all-day W4a 2018 Legislative Lobby Day
W4a 2018 Legislative Lobby Day
Jan 31 all-day
Registration is through Area Advisory Councils: http://www.agingwashington.org/area-agencies-on-aging/
Feb
1
Thu
9:30 am Housing and Homelessness Advocac... @ Legislative Bldg - 3rd Floor Mezzanine, Legislative Building - North Steps, West Campus - North Diagonal, Winged Victory Memorial,
Housing and Homelessness Advocac... @ Legislative Bldg - 3rd Floor Mezzanine, Legislative Building - North Steps, West Campus - North Diagonal, Winged Victory Memorial,
Feb 1 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
 
11:00 am SEIU 775 – Purple Presence @ Legislative Bldg - 4th Floor Mezzanine
SEIU 775 – Purple Presence @ Legislative Bldg - 4th Floor Mezzanine
Feb 1 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
 
Feb
5
Mon
all-day RPEC and WEA-R 2018 Legislative ... @ Hotel RL Olympia (Red Lion)
RPEC and WEA-R 2018 Legislative ... @ Hotel RL Olympia (Red Lion)
Feb 5 all-day
To move our legislative priorities forward, we need a LARGER VOICE!  Once again, we will be teaming up with Washington Education Association Retired (WEA-R) for Legislative Day 2018.  Their issues are the same as ours including reminding[...]
Feb
9
Fri
all-day Alzheimer’s Association WA 2018 ... @ State Capital
Alzheimer’s Association WA 2018 ... @ State Capital
Feb 9 all-day
On Advocacy Day we update our legislators on the important work of implementing the Washington State Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias. Schedule includes an issue briefing followed by visits to legislators. Transportation[...]
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    Population of Americans with Alzheimer’s will more than double…

    About 15 million Americans will have either Alzheimer’s dementia or mild cognitive impairment by 2060, up from approximately 6.08 million this year, according to a new study by researchers at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. The findings highlight the need to develop measures that could

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    Gov Inslee Urges State Congressional Delegation to Reject GOP…

    Governor Inslee sent a letter November 14, 2017 to the Washington State congressional delegation urging them to reject the Republication tax proposals being rushed through Congress.  The governor's letter, and a twelve-page memo that accompanied it, detailed a number of ways the tax plan would adversely

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