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Health Directive for Dementia: What kind of medical care would you want if you were to develop worsening dementia? Read More..
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A Huge Step Forward In The Quest To Expand Social Security Read More..
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A nursing home crisis is brewing - an editorial was written by State Rep. Jim Walsh. Read More..
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8:00 am HOUSING & HOMELESS ADVOCACY DAY ... @ Washington Center for Performing Arts
HOUSING & HOMELESS ADVOCACY DAY ... @ Washington Center for Performing Arts
Feb 3 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Housing and Homelessness Advocacy Day is a non-partisan event jointly hosted by the Washington Housing Alliance Action Fund and the Washington Low Income Housing Alliance.
9:00 am AARP Lobby Day @ AARP Olympia Office
AARP Lobby Day @ AARP Olympia Office
Feb 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
  • Dementia Education in 2020!

    Upcoming dementia education programs around Washington:    King CountyKnow the Ten Warning Signs:January 9, 2020 2-3:30 p.m.Bellevue YMCA: 14230 Bel-Red Rd, Bellevue, WA 98007Reservations are not required, but are recommended. Please call 1-800-272-3900 Conversations about Dementia:January 11,

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  • New law now protects patients from surprise medical bills in…

    Effective Jan. 1, 2020, certain medical providers are prohibited from sending surprise bills to consumers in Washington state under a new law that Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler championed.  Read about

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  • Program Offers TLC To Older Adults And Their Homes So They Can…

    Sometimes it gets hard for older people to do the things that make independent living possible, such as cook a meal or get in and out of the bath. So CAPABLE targets these obstacles, not just with therapy for the individual, but with some TLC for the home. Today there are 29 CAPABLE programs in 15 states. Some

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