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Sep
23
Tue
1:00 pm Judiciary Committee Legislative ... @ House Hearing Rm A John L. O'Brien Building
Judiciary Committee Legislative ... @ House Hearing Rm A John L. O'Brien Building
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm
Work Session:   Legal liability of health care professionals when responding to emergencies or disasters. Civil commitment and forensic mental health systems: overview and stakeholder perspectives.
Sep
25
Thu
8:30 am Energy, Environment and Telecomm... @ Holiday Inn Express-Merlot/Syrah Room
Energy, Environment and Telecomm... @ Holiday Inn Express-Merlot/Syrah Room
Sep 25 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Work Session:  To be announced.
1:30 pm Nuclear Energy, Joint Select Tas... @ Holiday Inn Express--Merlot/Syrah Room
Nuclear Energy, Joint Select Tas... @ Holiday Inn Express--Merlot/Syrah Room
Sep 25 @ 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Agenda: Future Nuclear Generating Resources:   Presentations.Panel discussion: Comments from local community leaders. U.S. Department of Energy (invited). Nuclear Energy Institute. Energy Northwest. Public comments.
Sep
26
Fri
8:30 am Living Well, Living Long – A Hea... @ Westwood Baptist Church
Living Well, Living Long – A Hea... @ Westwood Baptist Church
Sep 26 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Keeping your brain healthy, your body active and your spirit light. Sessions include: *brain health                                        [...]
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29
Mon
12:45 pm Cancelled/to be rescheduled – 20... @ North Bellevue Community Center
Cancelled/to be rescheduled – 20... @ North Bellevue Community Center
Sep 29 @ 12:45 pm – 3:00 pm
Hear perspectives of state legislative candidates from the: 1st District (North Kirkland/Bothell/parts of Snohomish) 41st District (Mercer Island/paarts of Bellevue, Sammamish, Newcastle & Renton) 45th District (Woodinville/Duvall/Kirkland/Medina/Redmond 48th District (Bellevue/Kirkland/Medina/Redmond) REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED:  register at[...]

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  • Wash. St. 65+ Population 2020
    Where Washington Seniors will live in the future

    There will be significant shifts in where Washington seniors live in the future.  The maps show the re-distribution of the 65+ age group in our state over the next two decades.   To see the projected population shifts for 2020 and 2030 go to AGE WAVE under ISSUES.  If you wish to see the whole

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  • Area Agencies On Aging (W4A)
    2014 Age Wave Candidate Forums

    How will your elected leaders address the Age Wave?  Join us for a candidate forum in your community This January, a cast of new Senators and Representatives will descend on Olympia into a sea of policy and budget challenges. Before they get too distracted, let’s make sure they take note and recognize

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    Get Fit Your Way – Healthways SilverSneakers Fitness

    SilverSneakers is the nation’s leading exercise program for active older adults.  You may already have a SilverSneakers membership.  One out of five people 65 and older are eligible for this fitness benefit if they are a member of a group retiree plan or part of a Medicare health plan.   For

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