The Tax-Cut Con Goes On Why Social Security and Medicare are on the ballot.
Which brings us back to the midterm elections. Rule of law is definitely on the ballot. So is health care. But voters should realize that the threat to programs they count on is much broader: If the G.O.P. holds its majority, Social Security and Medicare as we know them will be very much in danger.
One State’s Quest to Introduce Long-Term Care Benefits
The reality is that many people are spending-down to poverty in their final years to access Medicaid to pay for long-term care, which the average lifetime cost is $260,000. There’s a better way, the Long-Term Care Trust Act is the plan we need to secure our future.
After years of hard work and persistence, the MedTakeBack coalition has gotten the support of the Washington State Legislature for a comprehensive state-wide secure drug take-back program. The Drug Take-Back Program now has a page on Dept of Health website.
The Washington State Senior Citizens’ Foundation held their 2018 Fall Conference on Thursday October 11, 2018 at the Hotel Murano in Tacoma, WA. We had 385 people including speakers attend the 2018 Fall Conference. We had high overall evaluations of 4.7 with 5 being very satisfied.
TVW is airing the 2018 Senior Lobby Foundation Fall Conference TVW may plug in segments of the conference in some of the generic "Washington State News and Public Affairs" slots. Below are the online links to all of the sessions: 8:30 Opening session: https://www.tvw.org/watch/?eventID=2018101030