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Urge Congress to Support the Older Americans Act Tell Congress to fund, reauthorize and protect the OAA in its 50th anniversary year Read More..
Law increases property tax exemptions for seniors, disabled Read More..
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Purposeful Aging: A Model for a New Life Course Read More..
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Helping Seniors Stay at Home Longer Read More..
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AARP Avocacy Event @ Columbia Room, State Capitol
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AARP WA, CARE Act Legislator Outreach and Luncheon, Olympia, WA 2/11/16 AARP is asking Washington State’s Legislature to pass the Caregiver, Advise, Record, Enable (CARE) Act. By ensuring commonsense steps are followed in the hospital[...]
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